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Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness (#RAAFTA) Event

Trauma Awareness Run 2021

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 19. 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Alert: June 19 – 27 2021 — Compassion Prison Project (CPP) is very pleased to announce their Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness (#RAAFTA) fundraising event in partnership with Be The Good. The objective is to run a cumulative 3,000 miles.

Dr. Bruce Perry and Compassion Prison Project (CPP) Uncovering the Hidden Truth of Childhood Trauma Within Prisons

Developmental Health Expert, Author and Physician Dr. Bruce Perry

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reflecting on his new book with Oprah Winfrey, “What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing,” Dr. Perry sits down this week for an in-depth conversation with Compassion Prison Project Founder and award-winning film producer Fritzi Horstman.

Childhood Trauma – The Dark Secret 64% of Us Share: Compassion Prison Project with Dr. Vincent Felitti

Horstman and guest Dr. Vincent Felitti

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two years ago this month, film producer Fritzi Horstman, and Compassion Prison Project founder, walked into a California maximum-security prison and sat down with the men who were serving time, hoping to bring them compassion and trauma-awareness.

Transforming the Nation’s Prisons into Places of Healing: Compassion Prison Project and ‘Step Inside the Circle’ PSA Film

Fritzi Horstman and Richard

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 12, 2020, 235 incarcerated men gathered in the yard of a maximum-security prison in California. They formed a circle, and in the center of that circle stood Grammy Award winning film producer Fritzi Horstman. She read aloud ten questions from the ACE test, a survey of Adverse Childhood Experiences

New York Times Bestselling Author Bestows Gift to Nation’s Prisons

Author Sam Harris

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In partnership with Compassion Prison Project, Sam Harris – neuroscientist, philosopher, podcaster and five-time New York Times best-selling author – has just donated his top-rated app, Waking Up, to ALL prisons in the United States.