Compassionate Koʻolaupoko Book Talk Story

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

Join us for our upcoming book talk story with The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity, by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris. The discussion will be led by Godwin Higa, and will reveal how childhood stress leads to lifelong health problems and what we can do to break the cycle.

Register for free

The first 50 people to register for each of the events will receive the book for free! These tickets are SOLD OUT, but regular tickets are still available.

Must pickup at Windward District Office or Intra-mail if DOE address can be provided. Pickup date after January 1.

Godwin Higa was born and raised on a farm in Kaneohe, Hawaii and moved to San Diego 36 years ago. He retired in 2017 as principal after creating the first Trauma Informed School in San Diego, Cherokee Point Elementary School in the Mid-City area of San Diego. Cherokee Point Elementary School has been recognized by the Huffington Post/CA Endowment foundation as one of the few successful Trauma Informed/Responsive Schools in the nation.

Higa’s proven outstanding leadership, teaching experiences and compassion working with students allows him the highest qualifications to serve on the prestigious SDUSD Board. Godwin’s priority is “Students First!”

Learn more about Godwin at

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