Conferences

Jonel Beauvais, formerly of Seven Dancers Coalition, will facilitate how her experience as a circle keeper and witness to another woman’s story of survival of intimate partner violence created a transformative experience for that survivor. Jonel will discuss how she facilitated a sacred circle that...

Donna Hylton, author of 'A Little Piece of Light: A Memoir of Hope, Prison, and a Life Unbound,' will discuss systemic oppression through foster care, educational, child protective and other institutions where racism, oppressive practices, cultural incompetence, and lack of trauma-informed perspectives that set up...

Many of the advocates, social workers, activists, and healers who support underserved victims of violence are also survivors of violence and trauma. Oftentimes these frontline service providers' own self-care and continued healing process is secondary to their commitment for caring and healing others. In some...