7:30 – 8:30 AM REGISTRATION
8:30 – 9:30 AM KEYNOTE
Recognizing the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and of the Advocacy in Action Conference, the speaker will highlight the progress that has been made in addressing domestic violence and sexual assault, while focusing on the need to continue enhancing different pathways to safety and well-being, improving prevention and community engagement efforts, and supporting transformative advocacy at the individual and systems level. Key learning objectives for this session are to:
9:30 – 10:30 AM KEYNOTE
10:30 – 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 – 11:45 AM KEYNOTE
This plenary features ‘Surviving R Kelly’ producer Dream Hampton to discuss storytelling, (re)framing narrative, and giving voice to the feelings and experiences of black women and girls and what is needed next to end sexual assault and violence. Key learning objectives for this session are to:
The Advocacy in Action conference seeks to present a wide variety of topics, issues and exhibits. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the following supporting organizations: the New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission, the State of New Mexico, the New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc., the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women, the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, the Office for Victims of Crime, the Children’s Justice Act Advocacy Group.
These organizations neither endorse nor assume responsibility for the concepts expressed during these programs.
Children’s Justice Act Advisory Group (CJAAG)