Calvin helps reveal what is often "unseen" and not often considered, to unleash talents that better the world. As an activist, artist, coach, consultant, speaker, and trainer who connects with all identities to confront deep issues in relevant ways, Calvin designs experiences, as well as curriculum, specific to the needs of communities or organizations. Stay tuned for his books and curriculum with regards to racial healing.
Calvin Terrell transforms pain into power and haunts into healing. Surviving violence, losing loved ones to addictions, murder, white supremacy, and misogyny, as well as owning his own prejudices and role in oppression, compels Calvin’s service. Calvin is founder/director of Social Centric Institute, a non-profit he built to educate anyone and everyone to be healers of historical trauma around racial intersections, class, religion, gender, and environmental disruption. For more than 25 years, Calvin has engaged every demographic throughout the US in historical trauma healing processes. His approaches draw from many technologies that are colonial, decolonized, and indigenous.
With Calvin's work...
People gain meaningful depth of understanding on how "hurt people hurt people." They are inspired to remember "open hearts open hearts"
and to "help each other help each other!"
Listen to Calvin's TED Talk .
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxPhoenixCollege, an independent event.
Calvin's powerful approaches and wealth of knowledge move individuals, groups, and organizations beyond
the superficial or what's typical.