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Survivor
Power
Institute

NOVEMBER
8th & 9th
2022

This intimate, two-day offering enables a cohort of participants to learn the foundational principles for Healing to Action’s survivor-led work. Our core modules are the product of 10 years of tireless collaboration between survivors, labor organizers, attorneys, anti-rape advocates, and community leaders to support survivors of trauma while building survivor power and leadership.

Organizers, advocates, and leaders participating across different movements will collaborate to explore the root causes of gender-based violence, build concrete skills for supporting survivors, and co-create a critical dream space to imagine new iterations of survivor power.

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This two-day cohort offering is for individuals who:

regularly work with survivors from communities most impacted by gender-based violence - BIPOC, low-income, immigrant, LGBTQ+ and survivors with disabilities

are passionate about addressing the root causes of gender-based violence and collaborating with survivors in developing grassroots solutions

want to deepen their organization’s analysis of gender-based violence and/or survivor-led organizing

is excited to build relationships and learn with and from folks representing different movements, identities, disciplines, and experiences working with survivors

DAY 1

GBV 101 - Gender liberation, Prevalence & Stigma, Intersectionality 

Deepen your political analysis of gender-based violence as a systemic problem that requires community action to solve.

GBV 201 - Supporting Survivors of Trauma, Legal Rights of Survivors, Bystander Intervention 

Gain skills to competently and effectively intervene when gender-based violence occurs in your community.

DAY 2

GBV 301 - Survivor-led Justice Solutions & Survivor-led Organizing 

Translate previous day’s learnings and skills into concrete solutions that center survivors and are grounded in a political analysis of the root causes of gender-based violence in your community.

Apply by August 5, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST. Selected participants will be notified by September 5, 2022. A registration fee of $500 is due upon admission into the program to cover training materials and lunch.

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