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.