How do I participate?
To participate, simply click on the links below at the date and time of each session to listen in via the Internet. You do not have to pre-register and the session can easily play in the background as you continue working, follow along on Twitter, or give it your full on attention. Each session is 30 minutes in length with additional Q&A on Twitter immediately following the session.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8TH AT 3PM EASTERN/12PM PACIFIC
Survivors should never have to choose between practicing their spirituality and seeking help or safe refuge from domestic violence service providers. Listen in to this 30-minute live discussion to understand the conflict this presents to some survivors, receive practical tips and ideas on collaborating with faith leaders, and learn how to support survivors in crisis as it relates to their spirituality. Follow @NationalDVAM and @VAWnet on Twitter for live tweets and follow-up Q&A with presenters at #EndViolence.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH AT 3PM EASTERN/12PM PACIFIC
Having access to a firearm does not equate to safety for victims of domestic violence. This 30-minute live discussion will highlight the lethality of many domestic violence cases, raise awareness of the true impact guns have in these situations, and provide real tips and strategies on how to improve survivor safety. Follow @NationalDVAM and @VAWnet on Twitter for live tweets and follow-up Q&A with presenters at #NOMOREexcuses.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24TH AT 1PM EASTERN/12PM PACIFIC
The experiences of immigrant women who survive domestic and sexual violence are unique and diverse. Immigrant survivors may face a variety of challenges on the path to safety, justice, and healing including language barriers, limited access to housing, legal status, isolation, and economic insecurity. Join our presenters as they discuss the multifaceted nature of immigrant survivors’ experiences, explore legal remedies, and offer tips for creating access to meaningful and culturally appropriate services. Follow @NationalDVAM and @VAWnet on Twitter for live tweets and follow-up Q&A with presenters at #ImmigrantSurvivors.
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