Thursday, June 29, 2017

APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH!

L-CWNY

If you live/work in Queens, NYC, join me and The Center for the Women of New York for   “Sexual Assault Awareness 101”

When:  Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 7:00PM-8:30PM

Where:  Flushing House Senior Living, 38-20 Bowne Street, Flushing, NY 1135 (www.flushinghouse.com).  Flushing House is accessible by subway, bus and car (parking lot at rear of building; 718-762-3198)RSVP:  718-793-0672 or centerny@yahoo.com

This workshop defines sexual violence and discusses the common myths and stereotypes that still exist around sexual assault and the various ways a person may react to an assault.  Participants will also learn about resources and services available for victims in Queens, how to help someone who has been victimized, and explore ways to get involved during Sexual Assault Awareness Month and beyond.  Also, learn about Denim Day, an annual day to raise awareness around the stigma, myths, and victim-blaming that still exists for survivors of sexual violence…and what you or your organization can do to participate!

The workshop will be presented by Angela Fernandez, Outreach & Training Program Coordinator at Mount Sinai Hospital’s Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention (SAVI) Program for over 8 years. In this capacity, Ms. Fernandez is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of all outreach, training, and educational programming and public relations activities for the SAVI Program and has presented workshops all over New York City.