Domestic Violence Awareness Month free web events

Written by SAFE

Events hosted by SAFE’s Black/African-American Staff Task Force. Full flyer available here.

Lunch and learn 2-part series

Hosted by Kristina Miller, The SAFE Alliance

Part 1: Challenging myths, lies, and limited definitions

Noon-1:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22

Join us as we explore the many types of abuse that fall under the domestic violence umbrella. We will identify methods to assess danger and establish safety measures.

Part 2: Rape culture//pop culture: Black women & misogynoir

Noon-1:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29

How can societal responses to the victimization of Black women inform our efforts toward antiracism and gender equity? Together, we will discuss the legacy of victim blaming and learn how a shift in our politics can make space for Black women’s self-empowerment.

Free registration here.

Photos of Megan Thee Stallion and Rihana.


Shake it off: Dancing for self-care

Hosted by Jaukeem Balcom, The SAFE Alliance

5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27

Move your body and shake off your cares for an hour with dance instructor Jaukeem Balcom! Learn some new moves and find out how you can support yourself, your community, and SAFE.

Free registration here.

A photo of a man dancing in the air