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On the Road to Social Transformation: Utilizing Cultural and Community Strengths to End Domestic Violence
This will be our final national cultural competency training workshop. It will help participants to achieve the following objectives:
Understand the importance of making their programs and services more accessible and responsive to the particular needs of underserved populations, specifically Latinas/os
Learn how to conduct a cultural competency organizational self-assessment to help determine what changes need to be made, within their organizations, to create organizational diversity, eliminate disparities, and develop culturally competent programs and services.
Learn about various culturally and linguistically responsive approaches, strategies and programs created to address the specific needs of Latina survivors, families and communities and explore examples of what culturally responsive services look like in terms of policies, staffing, outreach, accessibility, practices and other key elements.
The training is sponsored by Alianza-the National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence and the U.S. Department of Justice/Office of Violence Against Women. It is being co-hosted by Heartland Alliance Human Care a Project of Heartland Alliance Ending Poverty.
OVW grantees and other DV service providers who work with Latina/o victims of domestic violence and sexual assault are encouraged to attend. Attendance is limited to the first 40 participants who register.
The workshop is provided free of charge. Scholarships of up to $750 will be provided to offset airfare, lodging, ground travel and M&IE expenses, based on applicant needs. No more than 2 scholarships will be provided per agency. Download scholarship form.
Training Faculty: Patricia Castillo and Mily Treviño Sauceda