Leap’s 3rd Annual Community Conversation Starter: The Biology of Adversity and Resilience

Join us for Leap’s 3rd Annual Community Conversation Starter, "The Biology of Adversity and Resilience: A two-generation perspective on risk and opportunity," featuring Dr. Sarah Enos Watamura. This presentation will explore how early life adversity, including social factors like bias and discrimination, impact early childhood brain development.

Tickets $10 per person, registration required at www.leapcoalitionlarimer.org

If the price of this ticket presents a hardship, Leap can help. Please contact the Leap Coalition Coordinator Liz Means: lmeans@ecclc.org.

Sarah Enos Watamura, Ph.D., is associate professor of psychology and director of the Child Health & Development Laboratory at the University of Denver. Dr. Watamura has been conducting research on physiologic stress in young children for nearly 15 years, and is part of the international community of scholars who focus their research efforts on explicating the contributing and buffering factors associated with early life stress as well as its consequences.

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Timberline Church, South Auditorium
2908 S. Timberline Road
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Contact Name: 
Liz Means
Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Larimer County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability who need assistance. Services can be arranged with at least seven business days’ notice. Please email dnotter@larimer.org or call (970) 498-5967 or Relay Colorado 711. "Walk-in" requests for auxiliary aids and services will be honored to the extent possible but may be unavailable if advance notice is not provided.