The Alma Center: Men We Love 2012

When Jan Wilberg introduced me to Terri Strodthoff, Founder & Executive Director of the Alma Center, I knew this non-profit group was exceptional. It wasn’t the details about their domestic violence rehabilitation programs, or the data about recidivism (yeah, I had to look that one up)—it was when Terri shared that her grandmother’s name was “Alma” and that the word means “soul” in Spanish. She had me at “Soul Center.” Terri and her not-enough-amazing-adjectives-in-the-world staff deal in healing the trauma of violence—pain instilled in boys; who become angry men; projecting it onto defenseless…
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