TA Call: Housing Laws and Options for Survivors
DescriptionCall details to come soon!
Racial Justice Task Force Meeting
LocationAction Alliance Office, Richmond
Working with Survivors Who Are Immigrants
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. Intended Audience: Advocates, staff, volunteers who work with survivors who are immigrants. Cost: $45, includes lunch and materials; member discounts available.
Continuing Advocacy Training: Legal Advocacy
DescriptionThis training explores how to provide effective legal advocacy with an enhanced understanding of available civil/criminal legal system remedies, the unique needs of underserved survivors, and nuances related to the Virginia Code, Protective Orders, and Victim’s Rights. This training requires participants to have a basic understanding of sexual and domestic violence. Intended Audience: Advocates, Legal Aid staff, allied professionals who engage with the civil/criminal legal system or who work with clients who do. Cost: $45, includes lunch and material; member discounts available.