Resilient CNY is a collaboration between Sanchia A Callender Inc, Art Music People, and NeuroDiversity Consulting, raising awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the impact of trauma across Central New York communities. We work to bring a trauma-sensitive approach to all areas of our communities, building a stronger, more vibrant Central New York.

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Compassionate Schools

Recognizing and mitigating the effects of trauma in the school setting are key factors in building vibrant communities. Resilient CNY is committed to supporting transformation in the Syracuse City School District. Every student and adult deserves to feel safe and cared for so that trust is restored between students, school staff, and families and learning remains a nurturing experience.


Vibrant Community

In Syracuse, NY an entire community lives with the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and trauma everyday. Awareness is not enough. Bringing together stakeholders in the community Resilient CNY not only raises awareness but equips individuals and organizations to address trauma, nurture resilience, and create a vibrant Syracuse in the heart of Central New York.


What You Can Do

Use the #ResilientCNY on social media to spread the message of building a stronger, more vibrant Central New York through ACE awareness and equipping communities to build resilience.

Sign up as a volunteer to help plan and staff community events.


Shop Amazon Smile to help supply materials for our ACE, trauma, and resilience program with Parent University of the Syracuse City School District during the 2018-2019 school year, and beyond.

Invest financially in Resilient CNY to help us bring resources to the community.