Nuestras voces/Our Voices: Wise Latinas en la lucha

Nuestras Voces 2013


Some Recommended
Workshop Topics

In an effort to promote the Latina voice of advocacy in the conference design, Arte Sana solicited input from a select group of Latinas who are actively engaged addressing access issues at the local, state, and/or national level. The following is a list of topics recommended by Latina victim advocates, trainers, and consultants, who are members of ALAS, Alianza Latina en Contra la Agresión Sexual (Latina alliance against sexual violence) as well as past Nuestras Voces conference attenees.

  • Sex education and sexual violence prevention with Latinas.
  • Addressing institutional racism and Latina tokenism in victim services.
  • Labor rights and sexual harassment risk reduction of immigrant workers.
  • Basic Social Media for Cyber advocacy.
  • Promoting self-worth and self-care among Latina advocates.
  • Addressing homophobia among Latino communities.
  • The impact of incest/child sexual abuse on the Latino family.
  • Addressing sexual trafficking and prostitution of Latinas and children.
  • How to use art in prevention interventions and healing.
  • Intersection of Anti-Immigrant Ideologies and Sexual Assault.
  • VAWA and other Federal Legislation–What it really means for the Latin@ community.
  • Effective therapeutic and clinical Interventions.
  • Research findings on sexual violence against Latin@s.
  • Addressing rape culture within Latin@ communities.
  • Alcohol and substance abuse among survivors.

Algunas sugerencias para los talleres en español:

  • El abuso sexual en el trabajo (identificar víctimas y sobrevivientes de SA durante el proceso de una redada de inmigración).
  • El impacto del abuso sexual infantil y el incesto en la familia Latina.
  • Las necesidades de las víctimas masculinas de la violencia sexual.
  • La prevención del acoso sexual en el lugar de trabajo.
  • Celebrando la diversidad Latina.
  • El papel de l@s promotor@s para educar sobre la violencia sexual.
  • El Machismo y el Marianismo en la violencia sexual en contra las Latinas.
  • Cómo usar los cuentos y los dichos para prevenir a la violencia sexual.
  • El papel de las Latinas en “los monólogos,” “atrévete” y la “marcha de las putas”.
  • La autonomía sexual para la prevención.
  • La voz del hombre en la prevención de la violencia sexual.
  • La fe y la espiritualidad para sanar del trauma.
  • El abuso de sustancias como consecuencia del trauma.

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