Adverse Childhood Experiences

Austin Davis, Community Engagement Specialist “We have built entire systems to fix the exhaust but nothing to fix the engine.” -Robert Rhoton CEO of Arizona Trauma Institute I had the pleasure to hear Robert Rhoton speak at the 3rd Annual Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Consortium at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Robert, as well as 4 other […]

Authenticity in Mentoring

Lindsay Palmer, Program Director My husband and I were recently afforded the opportunity to take a year off from “real life” and travel through Central and South America. The trip of a lifetime, really. I was doing some organizing of pictures the other day and came across this photo. It’s one of my favorites of […]

The Suicide Crisis

If you live in the Phoenix area, you have most likely heard about the tragedy that took place on May 11, 2015  at a local high school – Corona Del Sol. Marcus, an 18 year old senior and athlete, brought a gun to school with the sole purpose of ending his life on campus. In […]


One of the many pieces of truth that  we give to  Teach One to Lead One® students is that in order to have GREAT relationships, it involves  respect  and  meaningful effort.   We say that each person has a Relational Bank Account (RBA).  Just like a financial bank account, you can make deposits or withdrawals into […]