Through this interactive webinar participants will increase their capacity to: improve language access to local courthouse services during legal proceedings, and advocate for increased language access services.
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High profile cases such as Sandusky in the US, and Savile in the UK led to many adopting the "stockade approach" to safeguarding their organizations. But the organizations responsible for our children and youth recognize that their role is about keeping them safe AND helping them learn, explore and grow in new ways.
Join us for Culture, Identity, and Recovery to explore the vital and complex roles that culture and social identity play in behavioral health, homeless services, and recovery. The session uses a holistic approach, encouraging participants to look inward and at their surroundings, while also presenting current topics in cultural competency.
Long-time activist and scholar Mimi Kim will provide a historical examination of the anti-domestic violence movement and its eventual reliance on carceral or pro-criminalization practices and policies. She will explore the development of the victim witness programs and the Community Coordinated Response. By focusing on this historical tale, Mimi will discuss how actions that can seem strategic and even radical can turn into something quite different than originally envisioned. Mimi will also talk about how the lessons of history can also give us guidance as to how we can move forward in
Join the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Reel South for a special screening of the film Private Violence.
The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women, in partnership with Women Against Abuse, is offering a free training that will provide participants with an overview of the various federal and state laws that govern interstate custody cases.