Serving under-resourced youth and adults who are trauma-impacted and system-involved. We believe that holistic treatment approaches are needed to disrupt the development of re-traumatization and to interrupt the cycle of intergenerational trauma.
The Community Care Coordinator serves as a resource to women and trans and gender non-conforming (TGNC) individuals who have experienced or are currently experiencing incarceration.
The Community Care Coordinator is an integral member of the Team, providing information and insight while advocating for the best interests of the individuals and families we serve.
Tinika brings a wealth of community-based experience and compassion to Sankofa Healing Studio. She is an active member of numerous advocacy groups including the Still We Rise Coalition, Dignity Act Now Collective of PA, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Community Legal Services, and the People's Paper CoOp. She is a member of the Prison Advocacy Board, a Peer Mentor, and a fierce Activist.
As a Vaccine Champion, Tinika has been instrumental in slowing the spread of COVID in the Philadelphia jails and providing crucial education to the incarcerated population about updated COVID guidelines and recommendations. She has worked closely with the Black Mama's Bail Out, multiple housing, work development, and education initiatives, and was a member of the inaugural Women's Reentry Pilot Project at Mural Arts Philadelphia.
As a formerly impacted woman herself, Tinika is passionate about connecting people to vetted organizations that provide trauma-responsive care. She understands that with the proper support networks, justice-involved adults and youth are given the life-saving resources needed to break the cycle of addiction, poverty, and incarceration. Holistic care provides people with dignity and creates an environment where they can reach their fullest potential. It also promotes a space for individuals to experience healing and foster successful family reunification.
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1415 North Broad Street - Suite 102 (Leon Sullivan Building) Phila PA 19122
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