in partnership with
UnMASKing HOPE will be distributed to national public television on January 23rd 2023 with life-changing-associated community outreach and educational components carrying the film’s themes, stories, and highlighted issues into the community. The partnership with Give an Hour (GAH) is focused on creating the largest impact possible around the critical issues the film addresses as GAH’s vision and mission are similarly aligned with unMASKing HOPE.
The film, unMASKing HOPE, is the doorway to open the heart for change and healing; the outreach and community engagement is the safety net.
PRODUCER / DIRECTOR
UNDERSTANDING TRAUMA FROM
9/11 + MILITARY SERVICE + SEXUAL ABUSE + MASS SHOOTINGS
Becky Lazinger, Jack Delaney, Ken Fairben, and John Delaney are all survivors of 9/11
who share their story through the UnMASKing HOPE film. It is important to recognize the physical and mental health effects that 9/11 survivors live with today. Recent analysis of WTC Health Program enrolled 9/11 survivors found that:
The average number of WTC certified conditions per enrolled survivor is 2.7
23.1% of 9/11 survivors experienced posttraumatic stress disorder and 11.9% experienced depression
This discussion brought together an amazing group of survivors and experts who talked about the journey of recovering from trauma. Brave survivors shared their powerful message of HOPE while experts shared critical elements of healing and resources. Our hope is that the discussion inspires you to unMASK your own HOPE.
This discussion brought together an open and vulnerable group of survivors and experts who talked about the path to healing from sexual trauma. It was highlighted that healing is a process and a lifelong journey. There are many roads to healing.