4 Week Women Only Self Defense Program. We meet every Saturday starting April 16th, 2011 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm (90 minutes) The workshop will focuse on common attacks women encounter. You will learn combatives including punches, palm heel strikes, elbows, knees and kicks. Self defense techniques will include defenses against hair grabs, chokes on the floor, bear hugs, chokes from the front, chokes from the behind, choke from the side and several other techniques. These workshops are taught by our senior insrustor Jeannie Vukotic.
Walk A Mile in Her Shoes® The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence needs YOU! Walk a Mile in Her Shoes asks men to literally walk one mile in a pair of women’s shoes to raise awareness and funds to support the Women’s Center’s services for sexual assault victims.
Every 90 Seconds a Woman is Raped in America. Participating in this walk is courageous. Educating our community about sexual violence is vital. Supporting and empowering victims is HEROIC. Put Yourself in Her Shoes Walk for your daughter, your son, your wife, your mother, your niece, your nephew, your colleague, yourself!
Registration 8:00 a.m.
Walk starts 9:00 a.m.
Banner Island Ballpark, Home of the Stockton Ports Each walker will receive a FREE T-shirt and a voucher for a FREE ticket to a Stockton Ports regular season home game.
This Conference is for anyone interested in learning more and participating in a dialogue about mental health and substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery for women and girls. This conference will focus on current policy and evidence-based strategies, as well as leadership, collaboration, and planning for women and girls' health, empowerment, resilience, and recovery. Program directors, clinicians, administrators, researchers, policy-makers, individuals in recovery, students and other stakeholders serving women and girls will find attendance at this conference to be relevant and worthwhile. The intent of the co-sponsors is to create a conference filled with informed dialogue and stimulating resources that inform, inspire and encourage the best possible prevention, mental health and addictions services for women and girls.As suggested by the conference theme, "It's All About HERR - Health, Empowerment, Resilience and Recovery" the 2012 conference will be:-Implementation Focused: Effective practices and policies to improve outcomes for women and girls and the capacity to use them.-Building Alignment and Unity: Creating a better shared understanding across prevention, mental health and addictions treatment and recovery fields.-Creating a Learning Community Focused on Women and Girls: Exchanging research and practice on what works. The conference embodies gender-responsive, recovery-oriented, culturally-competent, trauma-informed principles and practices and celebrates diversity.
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Walk Against Rape will be held on Saturday, April 30th, 2011. Walk Against Rape is a 3.5 mile walk starting at The Women's Building at 10:00AM and culminating in a festival at 1:00PM at Potrero del Sol Park ("La Raza Park). Walkers will arrive in the park to find speakers, performances, vendors, the Clothesline Project on display, prizes for the highest fundraisers, several community organizations who will be offering information and resources, and food and drink. Walkers interested in participating can download a registration form and begin to collect donations from their friends and family. All proceeds will benefit San Francisco Women Against Rape.
The Community March to End Sexual Assault is a positive avenue for teams of coworkers, families, neighbors and churches to stand up against sexual violence in our community. Last year over 100 men, women and children marched down Main Street with teams made up of local businesses, community service organizations, schools and individuals.
Affiliated Trainings are specialized trainings that are occurring on September 6 through 8 prior to the main conference. They are partnering with various agencies to provide these trainings. These trainings must be registered for separately from the Conference (There is only one CE fee for everything you attend).
Affiliated Trainings are specialized trainings scheduled on September 5 &/or 6 prior to the 19th International Conference & Summit on Violence, Abuse &Trauma . We are partnering with various agencies to provide these trainings. These trainings must be registered for separately from the main conference on September 7-10.Affiliated Trainings/WorkshopsAT 1: Breaking the Silence: Healing the Shame of Male Survivors of Sexual Victimization AT 2: A Multi-Pronged Approach to Ending Corporal Punishment of Children in the United States: Creating a Non-Violent FutureAT 3:Child Sexual Abuse in the Context of Interpersonal ViolenceAT 4: Testifying in Criminal, Civil and Family Courts
Amnesty International's 50th Anniversary Annual General Meeting. It's not just an amazing event for connecting with fellow Amnesty supporters from around the country, it's a valuable opportunity for gaining essential skills in human rights advocacy, volunteering and community organizing. Informative panels - led by inspiring speakers, celebrities and politicians -- and a fun program of live music and extraordinary entertainment all weekend long will make this event an unforgettable one.
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