Domestic Violence Awareness Month free web eventsWritten 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.
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.