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From the Front of the Room: A Survivor's Guide to Public Speaking

General Material
NRCDV Publications
Published Date
September, 2011
New Resources Added
March 14, 2024

This guide provides a basic overview of the issues that face survivors who desire to speak publicly about their experiences with intimate partner violence. It provides guidance for the survivor speaker to maximize their physical and emotional safety and ensure the overall success of the speaking engagement. This guide is designed to explore the journey of sharing their story with the public. See also From the Front of the Room: An Advocate's Guide to Help Prepare Survivors for Public Speaking.

Published in 2024, the "From the Front of the Room" quick guide presents highlights from both the survivor and advocate guides in a condensed, at-a-glance format.

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