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Current Opportunities at WOCN, Inc. In The News

  • National Call to Action Summit & Conference: A Call for Proposals The Women of Color Network, Inc. in partnership with Share Time Wisely Consulting Service, Clarina Howard Nichols Center and A CALL TO MEN, present the 2015 National Call to Action Summit and Conference in San Diego, California on May 20-22, 2015. The theme for the 2015 Summit and Conference is Coming Full Circle: Survivors and Communities of Color Leading the Way to Justice and Healing. All submissions in response to the call for workshop proposals are due by 5:00 pm EST on Friday, December 5, 2014.  For more details please follow this link or cut and paste into your browser: http://www.wocninc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/FINAL-CALL-FOR-PROPOSALS-NCTA-10-29-LJB.pdf

 

2014-2015 Upcoming IDVAAC & WOCN, Inc. Blog Talk Radio Shows

  • December 18 DV and Child Custody
  • January 2015 Faith, Spirituality and DV
  • February 19 2015 Healing and DV Part II
  • March 19 2015 Women Sex Workers, Trafficking and Violence
  • April 16 2015 What is Sexual Violence and the link to DV?
  • May 21 2015 Elder Abuse
  • June 18 2015 LGBTQ and DV Part II
  • July 16 2015 Boys Incarcerated for Defending their Mothers

 

2013-2014 Archived IDVAAC & WOCN, Inc. Blog Talk Radio Shows

  • Sept 2013: Historical Trauma: Hosts Sumayya Coleman and Alice Lynch and Research Commentator Shasme Jackson discuss the ways that historical trauma exacerbates intimate partner violence against African American women. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idvaac/2013/09/20/historical-trauma-and-domestic-violence
  • Oct 2013: Survivor Speaks: Hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman and show commentator Tonya Lovelace bring forward the voices of African American survivors of domestic violence. This show is dedicated to hearing the stories of survivors and receiving guidance from them on the best strategies for reaching and serving African American women, their families and their communities. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idvaac/2013/10/18/african-american-survivors-of-domestic-violence-speak
  • Dec 2013: Reproductive Justice: Hosts Sumayya Coleman and Alice Lynch and Research Commentator Shasme Jackson talk to Loretta Ross and Annika Leonard about reproductive justice and placing the experiences and priorities of Black women who are survivors of domestic and sexual violence in the foreground. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idvaac/2013/12/20/reproductive-justice-within-the-black-community
  • Jan 2014: Healthy Masculinity: Hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman and Research Commentator Tonya Lovelace talk to Lavar Youmans and Christopher St. Vil about healthy masculinity and the elements of male dominance and privilege that create the foundation for intimate partner violence.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idvaac/2014/01/17/healthy-masculinity
  • Feb 2014: Hosts Welfare& DV Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman and Research Commentator Shasme Jackson talk to Dr. LaFrancis Rogers-Rose and Lisalyn Jacobs about the intersecting issues of domestic violence and welfare, and how the barriers that survivors face make it harder for them to overcome poverty and obtain economic stability. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idvaac/2014/02/21/welfare-and-domestic-violence
  • Mar 2014: Hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman and Research Commentator Shasme Jackson as they talk to Annika Leonard and Asia Smith about the prevalence of dating violence and the impact it has in the African American community. The interview promises to shed light on the potential risk-factors for dating violence, its consequences, and provide a critical review of effective preventative strategies utilized to help reduce and eliminate this serious public health. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idvaac/2014/03/21/dating-violence
  • Apr 2014: ACE Study: hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman and Research Commentator Shasme Jackson as they talk to Barbara Simpson and Dave Ellis about the health and social impact of growing up with adverse childhood experience. The show will examine how these experiences can affect later-life health and well being. We will also take a closer look at the prevalence of ACEs in the African American community. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idvaac/2014/04/18/the-ace-study-and-the-african-american-community
  • May 2014: Gender Identity/LGBTQ: Hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman and Research Commentator Shasme Jackson as they talk to Rose Pulliam and B. Cole about the dynamics of intimate partner violence in lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idvaac/2014/05/16/gender-identitylgbtq
  • June 2014 show cancelled
  • July 2014: Domestic Violence and Healing: Hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman, and Research Commentator Shasme Jackson as they speak to Zoe Flowers about the importance of supporting survivors in their recovery from domestic and sexual violence, and various methods that may help with the healing process. The show will also discuss vicarious trauma and ways that it impacts those working in the caring professions. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idvaac/2014/07/18/domestic-violence-and-healing
  • Aug 2014: Engaging Allies: Hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman and show commentator Tonya Lovelace as they talk to Lynn Peters and Quentin Walcott about what it means to serve as Aspiring Allies to African American women survivors of violence and advocates, and the importance of recognizing and fighting against racism, sexism and privilege within the anti-violence movement and in society at large.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idvaac/2014/08/22/engaging-allies
  • Sept 2014: Economic Abuse and Economic Justice: Hosts Sumayya Coleman and Alice Lynch and Research Commentator Shasme Jackson speak with Lisalyn Jacobs and Kalyn Risker about Economic Abuse, the barriers that survivors face in seeking safety, and the need for community-based support in helping survivors achieve economic security and violence-free lives. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idvaac/2014/09/19/economic-abuse-and-economic-justice
  • October 23: Cancelled
  • November 20: The Marissa Alexander Case and the Quest for Justice (recording upcoming)

 

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2009 Archived News

  • “Who Is Helping Rihanna?”A National Statement from the Women of Color Network – A National Organization Responding to Violence Against Women of Color  To read full text: Rhianna 2009
  • Joy Keys Radio Show. Tonya Lovelace joins national colleagues in the Violence Against Women Movement to collectively discuss domestic violence and how to access services. http://cdn.btrcdn.com/joykeys/2009/02/07/domestic-violence