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April 20, 2021

Take Action + Learn About #SAAM

Different members from Women’s Advocates’ staff periodically write posts on topics that are relevant to the work we do as an organization.  While Women’s Advocates is supported by Grant No. A-CVS-2018-WOMADV-00013, awarded by the Office on Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs – the opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice or Women’s Advocates as a whole.

Content Warning: The following blog consists of information regarding sexual violence. Please proceed reading with care. 

#SAAM Highlights

  1. https://www.blackwomenareworthy.co/
    1. black women are worthy is a movement inspired by the stories of black women like breonna taylor, serena williams, oluwatoyin salau and every other black woman who deserved and deserves to be loved, respected, and protected at all costs.  — founder and director, deun ivory
    2. this short film is a catalyst for the body: a home for love’s goal of raising $2 million dollars to actualize our vision of serving and growing a community of over 10,000 black women and becoming the standard for trauma-informed care and creative wellness.
  2. Global Rights for Women’s event Valiant Voices conversation “Honoring Survivors with a Memorial to Art and Healing” (April 8, 2021) featuring advocate Sarah Super and artist Lori Greene.
    1. You can watch the recording of the event here: https://youtu.be/KIE-Xs4nriA

How you can help & What is being done right now

Register for one/all of Women’s Advocates webinars for this month! 

Organizations that provide educational offerings

Learn more about these interconnected topics by scheduling a presentation or attending a webinar provided by any of the following agencies: 

This blog was written by Mary McDonnell, a Women’s Advocates’ volunteer and student at Macalester College.
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