NIWRC POSTPONES ADVOCACY WORKSHOP DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
Workshop will be rescheduled for a later date and will remain in Albuquerque, NM
The foundation of advocates’ role in Indian Country is built upon our indigenous understanding of our relationships and roles as Relatives in the context of historical and ongoing dynamics of colonization. The key principles of advocacy come from indigenous cultural beliefs and values, and encompass concepts of resilience, trauma-informed approaches and sovereignty. These are the themes of this workshop with a focus on the dynamics and impact of battering, particularly on Native women and what advocacy skills, including confidentiality and the basics of shelter programming, are needed in order to meet the needs of Native victims of domestic violence. Advocates’ role in social change initiatives outside of shelter doors is also addressed. Discussion and interactive exercises are planned throughout this workshop.
Brenda Hill, Director of Technical Assistance & Training, NIWRC
Tina Olson, Executive Director, Mending the Sacred Hoop
Register Early! Space is Limited!
Early Bird $275 – Before April 1, 2020