"Leadership + Systems Change = Sustainability" Immersion Institute

11/18/2008 (All day) to 11/21/2008 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
Transforming Communities: Technical Assistance, Training and Resource Center (TC-TAT)

Transforming Communities: Technical Assistance, Training and Resource Center (TC-TAT) invites Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Grantees (only) to participate in our "Leadership + Systems Change = Sustainability" Immersion Institutefor VAW Advocates this November 18-21, 2008 at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Monterey, CA. The goal of this Institute is to strengthen our individual and collective leadership to advocate for sustainable systems change that address and prevent violence against women. This is a 4-day national training that will bring together violence against women (VAW) advocates from diverse communities to:

Learn skills to lead more effectively;
Expand our understanding of community specific approaches;
Analyze systematic problems and potential solutions;
Develop a strategic action plan;
Explore how to build our base and cultivate new leaders
Reflect on how to take care of ourselves and each other;
Share challenges and success with our VAW advocates
Each attending organization is required to send a team of at least two participants -one decision maker (Executive or Associate Director) and one implementer (community-based advocate or educator). TC-TAT serves OVW's Grants to Encourage Arrests Program. All other OVW grantees are invited to check with their OVW Program Manager/Officer regarding use of TA/Training funds for travel to this Institute.

A limited number of travel stipends are available.

For more information or to request a registration for please contact ovw@transformcommunities.org

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