School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Cissy White Interviewed in The Boston Globe – Rethinking ‘Resilience’ and ‘Grit’


Rethinking ‘resilience’ and ‘grit’

‘Grit’ and ‘resilience’ have become buzzwords to praise individual survival skills. But focusing on these traits skew conversations away from equity and solving the structural problems that have a real impact on people’s lives.

Sharing this important perspectives piece from The Boston Globe with Christine “Cissy” White, of ACEs Connection. 

Rethinking Resilience and Grit



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