FLY BY NATURE FOUNDATION
We are Advocates for
Fly By Nature Foundation is a DC-based 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization that empowers DC area youth, school staff, and caregivers by strengthening their knowledge, skills, and attitudes to heal from childhood trauma through our Social Emotional Learning curriculum.
Using the Collaborative for Academic Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) 5 Core Competencies,
we designed our curriculum around healing-centered engagement and positive youth development.
Our trauma-informed approach helps caregivers, families, schools and students align with a common understanding around healing.
We have developed a Social-Emotional Learning curriculum and set of trauma-informed services to promote wellness among youth. Learn how to Excel with S.E.L.!
We have developed a set of curricula and trauma-informed services to promote wellness among youth
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VICTOR TERRY, FOUNDER
Because I suffered from childhood trauma, PTSD and anxiety, I wanted to create curriculum to help raise awareness. Using evidence-based Social Emotional Learning Framework, we were able to address some of the major pain points for youth in the District of Columbia.
Although social media can strengthen the bonds teens have with existing friends or establishing new friends, which reduces isolation and loneliness. It also increases the exposure of cyber-bullying
1 in 6 U.S. High School Students
Source: CDC Youth Risk Behavioral Survey