Childhood Trauma activist & Author of Award Winning Novel, DIAMOND
Ronald A. Hummons
Ronald A. Hummons
Ronald Hummons grew up on the rough streets of Over-the-Rhine in downtown Cincinnati. He attended Woodward High School where he dropped out in the 11th grade. His childhood, charged with poverty and abuse, led to his loneliness and eventual alienation from his peers. At age eleven, he ran away to escape the abuse from his adoptive father. His childhood filled with trauma taught Ronald survival skills that he would need to guide him through his difficult, dark journey in life. Ronald lost his oldest son to suicide in 2015 and has dedicated his life to children suffering from mental illness and awareness to the impact of childhood trauma in adults.
Diamond is the trauma to healing journey of Ronald Hummons. From an early adoption, blood drawn beatings at the age of 5, to the suicide by cop death of his son, Ronald’s story gives a chronological order on how childhood trauma manifest in our lives and how healing can be a beautiful destination
Recent scientific research has unequivocally proven how traumatic events at a younger age can affect a person’s development. Stunted growth, depression, and mental disorders are common in children that suffer from terrible childhood experiences. Ronald Hummons will dive deep into the effects of childhood trauma and take you on a journey of healing.
Black Inc Crew declared June 1st Tre Day in Black Inc for my son TrePierre's birthday
Ronald Hummons presents to Healthy Neighborhoods Committee
TEDx of North Dakota, a dynamic gathering, brought together 7 dynamic speakers.
Ronald moved the audience by shedding light on the pressing issue of childhood trauma and his mission to secure a nationwide emergency declaration.
There is a public health crisis that claims the lives of thousands of children and the crisis is hidden in plain sight. Thanks to the advocacy work of Childhood Trauma Emergency Cincinnati (CTEC), the City of Cincinnati last year declared June “Childhood Crisis Awareness Month.” The crisis agency works year round with multiple levels of government to bring light to it.
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