September

2015

Tuesday

(1 Event)

September
1

TA Call: Providing Culturally Relevant Services to African-American Survivors

10am

Time10am - 11am

LocationTeleconference

DescriptionTechnical assistance calls are free for all staff and volunteers of member Sexual and Domestic
Violence Agencies. Details about each session will be sent out via email and posted on our website at least one month ahead.

Please register through the Action Alliance website at www.vsdvalliance.org.

ContactTraining Institute
804.377.0335
training@vsdvalliance.org

Thursday

(1 Event)

September
10

Action Alliance Governing Body

LocationCharlottesville

Description

Contact

Tuesday

(1 Event)

September
15

Continuing Advocacy Training: Working with Survivors Who Are Immigrants

9am

Time9am - 4pm

LocationRichmond

DescriptionA full day training that explores the diverse and unique needs of survivors who are immigrants
including VAWA immigration remedies, language and cultural differences, community outreach, and agency capacity building to serve survivors from immigrant communities.

This training offers advocates an opportunity to build on their assets to better serve immigrant survivors while paying attention to the very real barriers experienced by these survivors.

The Action Alliance is responding to the growing need to provide continuing education for advocates and allied professionals who have been in the sexual and domestic violence field for over three years and is developing its Continuing Advocacy Training Series.

This series offers advocates and allied professionals a chance to dig deeper and continue to build critical skills needed to enhance the response to and prevention of sexual and domestic violence.

Intended Audience: Advocates, staff, volunteers who work with survivors who are immigrants.

Cost: $45, includes lunch and materials; member discounts available.

Register at www.vsdvalliance.org

ContactTraining Institute
804.377.0335
training@vsdvalliance.org

Thursday

(1 Event)

September
24

Continuing Advocacy Training: Dismantling Racism: Roots of Violence, Roots of Change

All Day

TimeAll Day

LocationTidewater

DescriptionTaking action to address racism in our organizations is a commitment that requires resources, knowledge, and a willingness to practice and learn.

This training will offer participants opportunities to explore the roots of racism and to witness how racism is intrinsically linked to violence in our communities.

Participants will engage in discussion and build skills needed for implementing change in themselves, in their organizations, and in their communities.

The Action Alliance is responding to the growing need to provide continuing education for advocates and allied professionals who have been in the sexual and domestic violence field for over three years and is developing its Continuing Advocacy Training Series.

This series offers advocates and allied professionals a chance to dig deeper and continue to build critical skills needed to enhance the response to and prevention of sexual and domestic violence.

Intended Audience: Advocates, volunteers, board members, and staff of Sexual and Domestic Violence Agencies.

Cost: $75, includes lunch and materials; member discounts available.

Register at www.vsdvalliance.org.

ContactTraining Institute
804.377.0335
training@vsdvalliance.org

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