Con Corazón Statement on Uvalde Tragedy
We are devastated and horrified by the events of yesterday’s tragedy in Uvalde. Our hearts are with the victims’ families as we collectively mourn the inconceivable loss of 19 children and 2 adults, taken by senseless violence. The immeasurable pain these children and families are experiencing must be met with compassion, assistance and action. We want to extend our gratitude and support to the health care workers in Uvalde and San Antonio who were faced with the unimaginable and are still working to care for the victims of this heartbreaking tragedy.
This horrific event places even more of an emphasis on the need for trauma informed care and mental health care for all of us. As we work to address this need, resources are available for those who need them and opportunities to help are here: