Real Talk: Community Responses to Intimate Partner Violence

Real Talk: Community Responses to Intimate Partner Violence

When: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Where:

375 Stuyvesant Ave

Directions:  375 Stuyvesant Ave (A, C to Utica, B25 to Fulton/Stuyvessant, B15 to Lewis/Bainbridge, B46 to MalcomX/Bainbridge, B26 to Halsey/Stuyvessant)

Join the Safe OUTside the System Collective and the New York City Anti-Violence Project for an interactive community forum on Intimate Intimate Partner Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans, and Gender Non Conforming (LGBTSTGNC) people of color communities.

 

12/11/2012, Tuesday from 7-9pm
Real Talk: Community Responses to Intimate Partner Violence
Location TBA

In 2011 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and HIV-affected (LGBTQH) people of color under 30 were nearly 4 times (3.98) as likely to experience physical [partner] violence. [AVP 2012] In November, Bed-Stuy lost a member of the community to Intimate Partner Violence.


Join the Safe OUTside the System Collective and the New York City Anti-Violence Project for an interactive community forum on Intimate Intimate Partner Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans, and Gender Non Conforming (LGBTSTGNC) people of color communities. Explore community based responses to harm and practice skills to:

• Identify signs of Intimate Partner Violence
• Provide collective support for friends, partners, and community members effected
• Prevent violence in our communities

* Open to all LGBTSTGNC POC and Allies.
* Snacks and metro cards will be provided.

Contact: Chelsea Johnson-Long at 718-596-0342 ext. 11, cjohnsonlongatalp [dot] org

About the S.O.S. Collective: The Safe OUTside the System (SOS) Collective is an anti-violence program led by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans, and Gender Non Conforming (LGBTSTGNC) people of color. We are devoted to challenging hate and police violence by using community based strategies rather than relying on the police. SOS is a project of the Audre Lorde Project.

About AVP: We empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and support survivors through counseling and advocacy.