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New Career Mentorship Program at Hanna

October 5, 2020

Mentorship is a huge component of what we do at Hanna – it often just takes one responsible, dependable adult to truly change the trajectory of a young man’s life. And for Hanna students, including alumnus Dom, and current student Kristian, that person has been Jamie Flatt – who has been consistently providing career mentorship opportunities to our students through the Hanna Maintenance Department. He’s been teaching the kids how to do everything from driving a tractor to painting – while also talking to them about their career path, and reinforcing the virtues of being a good employee. See Jamie ...

September is Suicide Prevention Month

National Suicide Prevention Month – An Interview with Hanna’s Bob Bancroft

September 23, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. And to both acknowledge the month, and to help share information and resources around suicide prevention we sat down with Bob Bancroft who is a therapist at Hanna. Bob came to Hanna almost a ...


Hanna Institute Awarded $275,000 ACES Aware Grant

July 14, 2020

The Hanna Institute received $275,000 in grant funds from the Office of the California Surgeon General (CA-OSG) and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to participate in the state’s ACEs Aware initiative. The funds will be used to develop ...


Note to the Hanna Community

June 11, 2020

Dear Hanna Community We are outraged and mourning the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police whose job should be to serve and protect. This terrible act illustrates once again that we are not all equal under ...

Health ACtion Cradel to Career Sonoma County

End of Year School and Staff Celebration Ideas

May 27, 2020

Spring 2020 brought unprecedented challenges to our Sonoma County schools. A transition to distance learning happened at lightning speed. Teachers, support staff and administrators came together to provide continued learning to our children with minimal interruption, while supporting their own ...


2020 CARES Act Brings Changes to Charitable Giving to Motivate Donors

April 1, 2020

A Guest Blog Post by Dennis Crandall, Hanna's Donor Relations Director   These are difficult times for everyone. We find ourselves in uncharted waters while the demand for our services continues to grow. The challenges facing everyone in this world ...


Creating Lasting Change in the Kids we Serve – Brian Farragher, Hanna CEO

October 21, 2019

When I first started learning about trauma from my friend and mentor, Sandy Bloom, we used to talk a lot about how many of us in the helping professions would often overlook or even forget the trauma experienced by the ...


A Day With Dolores Huerta

September 20, 2019

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors for supporting – A Day With Dolares Huerta – On September 12th, 2019. We couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you to all who attended, A Day with Dolares Huerta. It was an ...