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Upcoming Events: 2017

  • RBC Valor Home / Freedom House Veteran's Healing Retreats
    June 9th - 10th, July 7th - 8th, August 4th - 5th 2017

  • "First Americans" Identity in America Series
    Mercer University, Macon, GA
    Center for Community Engagement and Department of International and Global Studies
    March 21th 2017

  • RBC Ongoing Cultural Exchange with Rouen France on "Indigenous Healing"
    Delegation to visit the Red Bird Center
    April 13th 2017

  • RBC Family and Community Staff Retreat
    April 28th - 29th 2017

  • RBC Native Recovery Circle
    2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
    Passages, Columbus, OH

  • RBC / Family and Community Services Annual Professional's Retreat
    September 15th - 16th 2017

  • RBC Native Unity Gathering
    October 17th - 18th 2017, Columbus, OH

  • First Step Youth After School Programs
    "The Wounded Bear"
    March 1st and 2nd 2017 Coshocton, OH

We wish to thank the Kalliopeia Foundation for grants received for the Wounded Bear program. This is the 3rd year the Foundation has supported the Wounded Bear. This grant has empower us the provide the following programs;

To date, the Wounded Bear Program has been delivered via presentations and as the framework for healing retreats and professional training 2009-2012.

  • Children's Consortium, Athens, OH (new request, presentation at statewide video conference and taping)
  • New Year's Sobriety Gathering for Native Families and Veterans 2011
  • Dayton Correctional Institution (general population)
  • 7 Veteran's Retreats (3-day retreats, consultation, planning session) 2011-2013
  • Woman's 3 day Recovery Retreat, Devlac Hall Treatment Center (residential/in-patient) 2009
  • Southeast Correctional Center (2 programs, Native inmates/general population )
  • Native Women's Retreat 2012
  • Brunswick Schools (7 presentations for students in mentor programs and students with special needs) 2009-2011
  • University of Dayton Healing Retreat for Native People's Celebration Week, 2009
  • 3 Healing Retreats Freedom House/Valor Home staff who are in service to Veterans/Red Bird Center
  • "Free to Be" (Women and Girls Self-Esteem Gathering) 2012
  • Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence Conference 2012
  • Deaf Community Recovery Program 2012
  • 3 Individual Healing Retreats for more intensive healing/Red Bird Center
  • Pickaway Correctional (Native Inmates)
  • Healing Family Violence training for Athens County Children's Services
  • 2 Women in Recovery Retreats 2012-2013
  • Women Veteran's Healing Retreat 2013
  • Native Family Retreat 2012
  • Avondale Resdiential Youth Facility May 15th

We wish to also thank the Kalliopeia Foundation for funding our director's travel expenses to Vietnam so she could facilitate the healing ceremonies for our Veterans/Vietnamese Veterans and the overall community.

We wish to thank the Tides Foundation for their grant to fund the over all operations of the Red Bird Center.

We wish to thank the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation for funding our Veteran's monthly healing retreats starting July 2011 through June 2012 for residents and graduates of Freedom House and members of Warriors Journey Home.

We wish to thank the Kutz Foundation for over all operations of the Red Bird Center and Veterans services.

We wish to thank the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church for funding our Native American programs for spiritual gatherings, Ancestral teachings, New Years Eve Sobriety Pow Wow, and other support services to our Native families through out Ohio.

We wish the thank numerous members of the private sector (many who have expressed a desire to remain anonymous) for donations that have supported the overall operations of the Red Bird Center.

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