Describe the importance of culturally specific approaches for survivors of sexual violence that include and go beyond language access.
Discuss opportunities and outreach to center communities and support the development of capacity and services.
Identify ways in which organizations can create opportunities for empowerment, growth, and collaboration.
This session explores public narrative, storytelling, and community organizing as critical tools to disrupt the status quo that upholds sexual violence and other forms of oppression and harm. Participants will learn how to use these tools to promote healing, justice, and equity.
This project/publication was supported by funding awarded by Victim of Crimes Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance Formula Grant Program and the Services*Training*Officers*Prosecutors (STOP) Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program (TE20231578) through the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). The opinions, findings, and conclusions in this publication are those of the author and not necessarily those of Cal OES. Cal OES reserves a royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license to reproduce, publish, and use these materials and to authorize others to do so.