Keynotes & Presentations

“Seclusion & Restraint at Iowa City Community School District: Why Framing Matters,” Tammy Nyden, University of Iowa Libraries, November 3, 2021

“Wisdom Collective: Our Practice, Our Methodology,” by Dionne Bensonsmith, Tammy Nyden and Angela Riccio. IAMAS (International Association of Motherhood Action and Scholarship) Conference, October 26, 2021.

Dionne Bensonsmith speaks at 2021 Women’s March, Claremont, CA, October 2, 2021.

“Children’s Mental Health Justice 101” by Angela Riccio and Tammy Nyden, National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental health, November 24, 2020.

“Stigma Runs Deep” Keynote Address by Tammy Nyden at 37th Annual Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, Kansas City, Missouri, February 21, 2019..

“The School-to-Prison Pipeline,” Keynote Presentation by Tammy Nyden at the 35th Annual City of Iowa City Human Rights Awards Breakfast, October 24, 2018.


I am Able Iowa with Co-Founder of Mothers on the Frontline!” KHOI Radio, May 29, 2021.

Iowa Caucus for Kids Facebook Live Candidate Conversations with Kamala Harris. October 23, 2019.

Digital Stories

“I am a Butterfly” by Paula Cox. Created at the Mothers on the Frontline / Story Center Workshop, May 2019.