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Monday, August 3, 2020
Carrie Seidman, Columnist for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune

About the Speaker: Carrie Seidman is the lead columnist for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, where she has been a staff writer since 2010. A graduate of the Columbia University School of Journalism, Seidman has been a reporter, critic and columnist for nearly 40 years, previously with the New York Times, Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, Albuquerque Journal and Albuquerque Tribune. She also serves as the Herald Tribune’s dance critic.

Seidman addresses a variety of community, state and national issues in her three-times-a-week column, focusing on social equity, underserved populations and civic responsibility. A former fellow of The Carter Center for Mental Health Journalism and winner of Mental Health America’s 2016 national media award, she has a particular interest in the area of mental health. She is currently involved in Sarasota Strong, a local grassroots effort to make Sarasota a trauma informed community by promoting healing, resiliency and community connection.