Defending Childhood: Lessons Learned on Leadership, Social Change and Building Community

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Add to Calendar 2016-10-26 14:00:00 2016-10-26 14:00:00 Defending Childhood: Lessons Learned on Leadership, Social Change and Building Community Please join us for a dynamic conversation about the experiences of three communities working to address the complex social issue of children’s exposure to violence. Current and former Project Directors from the Defending Childhood Initiative will engage in a conversation about their experiences addressing the multiple forms of violence that impact children and youth while working across and within the many sectors engaged in violence prevention work. Our speakers will share their most heartfelt lessons learned as well as strategies for sustainability and long-term social change. After this training, participants will be able to: Engage in a conversation about building leadership within efforts to address children’s exposure to all forms of violence.  Enhance understanding about strategies for advancing the field of children’s exposure to violence.   Develop strategies for utilizing a racial justice and gender equity lens to social change work.  Presenters: Vikki Eagle Bear (Wahwala Win), Project Director of Sinte Gleska University’s Sicangu Native Connections  Erin Fairchild, MSW, Defending Childhood Initiative Director, Multnomah County DV Coordination Office  Victor Jose Santana Training Manager, Boston Defending Childhood Initiative, Division of Violence Prevention Boston Public Health Commission To register, click here. Questions? Contact Mie Fukuda at mfukuda@futureswithoutviolence.org   noreply@air.org America/New_York public

Discussed the experiences of three communities working to address the complex social issue of children's exposure to violence. Speakers engaged the audience in conversations around building leadership within efforts to address related issues, methods for enhancing understandings about strategies for advancing the field of children's exposure to violence, and ways to develop strategies for utilizing a racial justice and gender equity lens to social change work. 


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