Nuestras voces/Our Voices: Wise Latinas en la lucha

 

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November 1-2, 2011
Isla Grand Beach Resort
South Padre Island, TX

List of Nuestras Voces
Workshops & Presentations

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

7:30 AM Check-in & Breakfast
8:30 - 10 AM Bienvenida, Altar Dedication & Opening Presentation
10:15 - 11:45 AM Breakout Sessions

Beyond the Physical Abuse
Nora Montalvo-Liendo, The University of Texas at Brownsville

Mariposas: Supporting Adolescent Latina Mothers to Succeed
Lumarie Orozco, Casa de Esperanza

Promotoras alcanzando y educando a su propia comunidad sobre Violencia y VIH/SIDA
Karina Bernabe y Marisol Ramirez, Voces Latinas

12:00 - 1:50 PM Lunch & Keynote

Keynote: Working with Latino Families on Issues of Child Sexual Abuse (12:35-1:50)
Lisa Fontes, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

2:00 - 3:15 PM Breakout Sessions

The Anti-Immigrant Sentiments Effect of Victims of Violence Against Women
Jeanette Ocasio, Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center

Utilizing Experiential Learning to Reinforce Prevention Education Monica Hernandez Sanchez, Rio Grande Valley Council

Reclaiming Self-Empowerment
Adriana Flores & Raquel Medina, L.U.N.A.

Todos somos una familia: dialogando sobre las intersecciones de la homofobia, el heterosexismo y el racismo en la comunidad Latina
Jose Juan Lara Jr., Texas Advocacy Project

3:15 - 4:00 PM Networking Merienda Break
4:00 - 5:30 PM Breakout Sessions

“Arte Sana y Cultura Cura”: Harnessing the power of the arts for outreach & healing
Laura E. Zárate, Arte Sana

Virtual Cafecitos and Other Social Media for Latin@ Cyberactivism Gabby Santos, Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

Féminas: De Comadres a Activistas: fortaleciendo el liderazgo de base y defendiendo los derechos de nuestra comunidad.
Rosa Herrin & Iveth Diaz, Moving Forward Gulf Coast, Inc

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

7:30 AM Check-in & Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00 AM Breakout Sessions

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

El estupro en los estados multiculturales de los EEUU
Lisa Fontes Ph.D., Universdad de Massachusetts

10:15 - 11:45 AM Breakout Sessions

Latina domestic workers, caretakers and maids: vulnerabilities and safety issues
Mónica Ramírez, Esperanza: The Immigrant Women's Legal Initiative; Southern Poverty Law Center

After the Engagement: Working with Latino Male Allies
Tanya Moreno, Community Against Violence

¡No calles mas!
Norma N. Hernandez, Ana Villarreal, & Robert De Leon, Migrant Health Promotion

Lunch Break 11:45 - 12:45
12:45 - 2:00 PM Breakout Sessions

Victim Advocacy SIN Fronteras: Lessons learned form the Texas-Mexico Border  
Estella de Anda, Mujeres Unidas/Women Together, Sister Rosemary Welsh, Casa de Misericordia

Conozca sus Derechos
Elizabeth Balcarcel, Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault

2:00 - 3:15 PM Breakout Sessions

Organizing en la Lucha; Assuring our collective liberation
Lina Juarbe Botella, Hermanas WOCN & Graciela Laguna, WCADV/Hermanas/ALAS

Tri-state Promotora Showcase:
California, New Mexico & Texas (Part 1)

How to Create a Promotora Training utilizing a Rape Crisis Center Approach
Stephanie Mesones, East LA Women's Center

New Mexico Rural Promotora Project
Virginia Perez-Ortega, Independent Contractor

Transformando el dolor y el coraje en abogacía
Benoni Gaud, UMOS Latina Resource Center

3:15 - 3:30 PM Merienda Break
3:30 - 4:45 PM Breakout Sessions

Tri-state Promotora Showcase:
California, New Mexico & Texas (Part 2)

Promotoras: Revealing the Community's Strengths
Laura Gomez-Horton & Laura Elena Sutherland, Texas Civil Rights Project

Sexual Violence and the Mexican Culture
Priscilla Flores & Alma Martinez, Mujeres Unidas/Women Together

La Trata de Personas
Cindy Garcia, Agencia Latina para el Desarrollo Comunitario

4:45 - 5:30 PM Plenary & Wrap-up

El futuro de nuestra colaboración: The Aliad@s National Network: For the elimination of sexual and domestic violence against Latin@s

Wrap-up and Evaluations

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