COMMITMENT TO LEAD RETREAT
Presented by the NJCBW Anti-Racism Change Team
May 29, 30, 31
Location: Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ
Marylouise Kelley, Director
Family Violence Prevention and Services Program
Shiela “Umi” Hankins, Co-Executive Director
Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
Karma Cottman, Executive Director
DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- Participants will draw comparisons from national strategies and local strategies to build capacity to serve more diverse populations of victims.
- Participants will augment their knowledge of the national effort to enhance services to victims of color and LGBTQ victims and others from marginalized populations.
- Participants will be able to recognize at least three ways that the identities of domestic violence victims intersect; discuss how that intersection creates additional barriers to service for them.
- Participants will develop a set of strategies that will move them towards becoming more inclusive in partnership with local community organizations.
COMMITMENT TO LEAD RETREAT
“Programs will grow when individuals transform.”
Meet & Greet: May 29, 2013—6pm-8:00pm
Day One: May 30, 2013---9am-5:00pm
Day Two: May 31, 2013—9am-3:00pm
- The Commitment to Lead Retreat will be held at the Monmouth University, 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ. Monmouth University has a beautiful campus located a short distance from the beach. The campus will provide spacious training rooms, sleeping rooms, and meals. Participants of the retreat will have access to the campus recreation center/gym, the pool and the library.
- OVERNIGHT PACKAGE: Participants will have two options for overnight stay. All sleeping rooms will be suite style. The building holds several small suites with four bedrooms each with a shared common area and a shared bathroom for that suite only. All bedrooms are the same size.
- Single: A single is a room with two twin beds which you will NOT share.
- Double: A double room is the same size room with two people and twin bed.
- COMMUTER PACKAGE: If you plan to attend workshops only and DO NOT plan to stay overnight. Meals are included.
- WHO SHOULD ATTEND: DV and SV staff are encouraged to bring management and direct staff
- Community Partners should be invited to join you in this unique training opportunity in a serene setting. Community partners are those you are working with or desire to build relationships with. Particularly those from marginalized and underrepresented populations.
- Teams of two or three would be great. All are welcomed!
If you require an accommodation to attend, please contact
Rose Williams firstname.lastname@example.org or Sara Zesski Zesski@njcbw.org by 5/1/2013.
Please click here for pricing information and registration
SHOPPING OPPORTUNITIES NEARBY: Long Branch Pier Village, One Chelsea Ave.,
Long Branch- 2 miles Monmouth Mall, 180 State Rt. 35, Eatontown- 5 ½ miles
Call for 2013 National Conference Workshop Proposals
The National Center for Victims of Crime is seeking Workshop Proposals for the 2013 National Conference which is being held September 9-11, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. If you would like to submit a proposal please click here.
2013 National Conference
The 2013 National Conference will be held at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. Last year's conference was a great success, with more than 74 workshops, 5 plenaries, informative poster sessions, and several films highlighting the triumphs and struggles faced by victims of crime. We are hoping next year's conference will be even better! Please send us your workshop proposals on topical issues relevant to crime victims and the victim services field.