03 May Creating Partnerships and Policy for Healing & Prevention
The New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault with support from the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society, invites rape crisis counselors, violence prevention advocates and educators, and community partners to join each other for a 1.5 day interactive training and discussion on the intersections of policy, oppression, and survivor healing and justice. Presented by NYSCASA staff in collaboration with Jean Fei, Racial Justice Trainer & Consultant and former NY State Victim Assistance Academy Director for NYSCASA.
At SUNY Albany Downtown Campus - Milne 200
135 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203
May 22 Program
AM - Jean Fei leads an interactive trauma-informed training on transforming oppression, power and privilege, using creative and engaging teaching tools to uncover implicit bias.
PM - Jean and team members of NYSCASA will facilitate interactive discussions in small groups to collectively explore healing options for survivor justice.
May 23 Program
AM - The NYSCASA team will be providing an overview of our policy platform, tools for educating policy makers, and a glimpse into our future policy focus.
PM - Advocate teams will meet with policy makers at the Capitol. Please contact Selena Bennett-Chambers at [email protected] regarding scheduling appointments with policy makers. If you've already scheduled appointments, please let Selena know by email.
*Seats are available on a first-come basis and are filling fast!*
Please note that the schedule for both days is not finalized but will approximately be 8:30- 4:30, with lunch on our own. Additional details and finalized agenda will be sent by email to registrants prior to the event. If you have any questions, please contact NYSCASA Senior Director of Collaboration & Training Chrys Ballerano at 518-482-4222 x 308 or [email protected].