Letter from Our Executive Director

Read Executive Director Jessica Trudeau’s letter to learn more about how Momentous Institute is aiming for us all to come together for children and families.

By Momentous Institute | Dec 05, 2019
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Greetings to our amazing community,

We embrace fall and the remembrance that all things shift with time. In October we hosted the 2019 Changing the Odds conference, which focused on Hidden Factors — the underlying influences affecting children, such as inequity, immigration, foster care, trauma and addiction. 

James Baldwin wrote, “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” It is our firm belief that facing hidden factors and deconstructing systems that support such injustices is the only path forward for Dallas.  

We know that for children, particularly those facing these hidden factors, social emotional health is the linchpin that will allow them to effectively navigate challenging circumstances and live productive lives. This is why Momentous Institute is dedicated to developing proven, effective strategies to build and repair social emotional health. 

We are grateful that you are a part of our community and believe that all things are possible when we work together.

With gratitude,

Jess Trudeau