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Power of Resiliency Speaker: Arlene Lieberman

By: Nancy Cantor

April 16, 2019

Arlene Lieberman

After suffering a challenging childhood of neglect and ridicule, Arlene developed new skills and new experiences that turned her life around.  She is an education lawyer and consultant who advises college and university presidents and school district superintendents and writes for national education media. She has been involved with social justice and civil rights for many years.
How she practiced Resiliency:
  • Writing
  • Got healing
  • Re-programmed and forgave
  • Became a mother
  • Sailing: loved the challenge and energy of being afraid—got me distracted from other pain.  Needed to be in the present.
Exercise:  Re-programming/forgiveness:
  • Pick someone in your life who wounded you or another person who is supportive.  What would you like that person to say to you?
  • Transforming something negative by creating a new context: What did you learn? Victim to empowerment.

Arlene Lieberman is an education lawyer and consultant who advises college and university presidents and school district superintendents and writes for national education media.She has been involved with social justice and civil rights for many years. She has been a volunteer sailing instructor for over 30 years.

Hear Arlene speak at the DFC Conference; April 26, 9-3pm.  Link for more info and to Register.



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