Latino Realities Registration

Understanding Latino Realities Training: Promoting a Human Rights Framework to End Violence in Latino Communities

August 20, 2015

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Hilton Jackson Hotel (1001 E County Line Rd, Jackson)

The presenters are Heidi Notario, M.A. and Jose Juan Lara, Jr., from the National Latino Network for Healthy Families and Communities, a project of Casa de Esperanza. Find more information about Casa de Esperanza and the work they do here. At the end of this training, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss the barriers experiences by Latino survivors of gender-based violence.
  • Apply concrete skills when engaging Latino communities in the work to end violence.
  • Promote the implementation of culturally specific approaches in their organizations.
  • Identify existing culturally specific resources (statewide and national) when working with Latino survivors and their families.
  • Have increased knowledge of how the lack of quality, systems-based language access services leads to exclusion, heightened risks, and negative outcomes for survivors.
  • Have increased knowledge on the effectiveness about community engagement work.
  • Have practical tools to utilize in their work of ending violence and oppression.

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