founder & CEO
Dr. Stacey chimimba ault
" ... anger expressed and translated into action in the service of our vision and our future is a liberating and strengthening act of clarification ..." Audre Lorde
Dr. Ault founded the Race and Gender Equity (RAGE) Project in 2016. We are a Black led, people of color driven organization rooted in healing justice, Critical Race Theory and human rights frameworks. Our team is committed to supporting and uplifting youth and community members as they create change locally and globally. We are they ...
Stacey Chimimba Ault has spent her career in direct partnership with youth and community members fighting for social change. As an Assistant Professor, and former Public Administrator, Dr. Ault uses her Critical Persistent Traumatic Growth framework to help transform individuals, institutions and community organizations.
Dr. Ault received her doctorate in International and Multicultural Education, with an emphasis in Human Rights Education from the University of San Francisco. She received her BA in Psychology, and MSW from Sacramento State, where she now teaches.
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critical post traumatic growth
Critical Persistent Traumatic Growth (CPTG) is formed within the intersection of Critical Race Theory & Post Traumatic Growth. It pushes back on a deficit based view of traumatized people and recognizes that many individuals are not only able to survive trauma, but report positive changes in their life in spite of (and sometimes because of) traumatic experiences. In addition, CPTG forces us to acknowledge that oppression is traumatic and offers us a framework of resistance and growth while current trauma-informed frameworks often rob us of agency and power.