Maryland Association of Human Relations/Rights Agencies


Dr. Joy De'Gruy

May 7, 2018
2:30 PM – 6:30 PM

North Laurel Community Center

9411 Whiskey Bottom Road

Laurel, Maryland 20723

Lecture, Book Signing and Light Fare Reception


Please Join us as we take a look at the Affects of Post Traumatic Slavery Syndrome in Diverse Communities and in the Work Place. Our guest speaker Dr. Joy DeGruy is a nationally and internationally renowned researcher, educator, author and presenter. She is an ambassador for healing and a voice for those who’ve struggled in search of the past, and continue to struggle through the present. Dr. Joy is the acclaimed author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome — America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: The Study Guide, with a second book in the works, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome Part 2: Be The Healing.

Through lectures, workshops, seminars and special guest appearances, Dr. Joy has shined a light on the critical issues affecting society. Those who have experienced Dr. Joy in person, can tell you that they have been “stimulated, enlightened and inspired.” Dr. Joy’s seminars have been lauded as the most dynamic and inspirational currently being presented on the topics of culture, race relations and contemporary social issues.

Topics include:
•Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome – Effects of Slavery and Institutionalized Racism
•Diversity Training
•Healing Workshops
•Culture Specific Models
•Community Building
•Violence and Gang Prevention

We hope you join the discussion.  To register for this free event, click here.  For more information please contact: (410) 887-5917.