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nitial training cohort from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office taking part in Beyond Us & Them’s Peace Officer Wellness Empathy & Resilience Training (POWER) training program in 2017.

A multi-level approach to officer wellbeing: POWER and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office

Beyond Us & Them is thrilled to be returning to Jacksonville, Florida, to deepen our work with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) in...
Law enforcement personnel with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office participate in Beyond Us & Them's Peace Officer Wellness, Empathy & Resilience (POWER) training program geared towards officer wellness and first responder wellbeing

Jacksonville, Florida leading the way in police health and wellness

Beyond Us & Them is bringing the Peace Officer Wellness, Empathy & Resilience (POWER) training program back to Jacksonville, Florida, to...
Members of the Los Angeles Reentry Collaborative convene for an in-person community building event

The Los Angeles Reentry Collaborative convenes for it’s latest in-person networking event

Los Angeles is the most populous city in California and is host to the largest number of individuals returning from...
Beyond Us & Them Executive Director, Jared Seide, speaks at the Global Loneliness Awareness Summit, hosted by the Coalition to End Social Isolation and Loneliness. Beyond Us & Them creates programs to combat the loneliness epidemic by fostering wellbeing, compassion and social connection

Jared Seide makes an appearance at Global Loneliness Awareness Summit in Washington, D.C.

Beyond Us & Them founder and Executive Director, Jared Seide, joined a panel of speakers as part of The Coalition...
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Launching Beyond Us & Them

We are thrilled to celebrate the initiation of Beyond Us & Them. In furtherance of our mission to ​promote communication, enhance well-being,...
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LAPD officers talk POWER

The Peace Officer Wellness, Empathy & Resilience (POWER) Training Program is a nationally certified intensive and interactive curriculum for police and...
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Fostering Resilience in Reentry

The Los Angeles Reentry Collaborative hosted a wellness and resiliency event on March 6th that provided nourishment and community to...
Participants of Beyond Us & Them's Council for Insight, Compassion & Resilience (CICR) training program which currently operates in 29 of California's 33 state prisons.

How Talking in a Circle is Changing Prisons and Police Departments

Jared Seide, Executive Director of Beyond Us and Them appeared on The Communication Mentor Podcast with Chris Miller. Hosted by...
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Voyage LA: community highlights article

Jared Seide discusses his transition from the entertainment industry to leading Beyond Us & Them (formerly Center for Council), highlighting...
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The Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) Grant: Supporting Mental Health in Law Enforcement

Law enforcement is a challenging and stressful profession that requires individuals to make quick decisions in high-pressure situations. The nature...