Nuestras voces/Our Voices: Wise Latinas en la lucha


Nuestras Voces


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November 1-2, 2011
Isla Grand Beach Resort
South Padre Island, TX
8:30am - 5:30pm both days

Join us for a national gathering of Latin@ victim advocates, prevention specialist, survivors, and allies promoting the engagement of Latin@s as agents of change in addressing gender-based violence.

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Featured Workshops & Presenters
Hotel Reservations & Travel Info
Day of the Dead collective art installation
Support Arte Sana's Efforts
Comments from Past Nuestras Voces Conference Attendees
Past Nuestras Voces Conferences

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Register before August 12 to receive the Early Bird Rate

Featured Workshops and Presenters:

Working with Latino Families on Issues of Child Sexual Abuse
Lisa Fontes, PhD. and author of "Interviewing Clients Across Cultures:
A Practitioner's Guide
" and "Child Abuse and Culture: Working with Diverse Families."
University of Massachusetts

TRUST: Second Acts in Young Lives, a documentary
Nancy Kelly, Producer/Director
Kelly+Yamamoto Productions

Complete List of Nuestras Voces Workshops and Presenters

Hotel Reservations & Travel Info:

For hotel reservations call the Isla Grand Beach Resort Hotel at:
Let the hotel staff know you would like to register under the
"Arte Sana Group."

Make sure to make your reservation by September 30 in order to
receive the discounted $85 (plus tax) conference group rate.

Hotel shuttle provided from the Valley International Airport in Harlingen, Texas to the Isla Grand Hotel by South Padre Shuttle at $40 for a round trip pass.

Frontera Travel Advisory: conference attendees from other regions need to make sure to carry all required forms of identification for border region airport and possible highway inspection clearance.

Day of the Dead Collective Art Installation:
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In celebration of the Día de los Muertos, attendees are invited to participate in a collective altar art installation.

Poema y arte;
"Con la muerte en los ojos" &
"Ni una más"

Support Arte Sana's Efforts:


Place an ad in the
conference's booklet

Ad revenue will help cover Nuestras Voces conference expenses and will help us offer scholarships to promotoras and victim advocates from agencies without professional development budgets.

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Back by Popular Demand: El Mercado

Arte Sana will once again offer its Mercado at the conference, with a variety of Día de los Muertos art and items such as this original "Stop the violence! ¡Basta ya” camiseta and tote bag.


Comments from Past Nuestras Voces Conference Attendees:

"It is so amazing to see Latinas, women who
look like me at the podium and not feel like
I'm being talked at." (2010)

"This has been the only meaningful
multilingual and multicultural conference I
have ever attended. This conference was put
together with heart and soul; it really
showed." (2010)

"Most conferences have 1-2 workshops on
Latino issues. It is great to attend a diverse
Latina conference which covers gender.
Good job!" (2008)

"Wonderful conference – in all the
conferences I have attended in my 9 years in
victim services this one made me feel
positive, hopeful, supported – to believe 'yes
we can.' Thank you!" (2005)

Past Nuestras Voces conferences:

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