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Year X: The Young Advocates Institute

March 31, 2021
10: 30 AM - 12: 00 PM

Mountain Standard Time

Trainers

Tracy Wright

Content Areas

Training - Organizational Community Response Topics
Outreach to Diverse/Underserved Populations
Training & Education - Underserved Populations Topics
other (specify in notes)
Education Topics
healthy relationships/domestic violence/dating violence prevention (community), sexual assault prevention

Registration Info

Registration Days
February 22 - March 31, 2021

Description

An engaging discussion on a ten year journey of creating a culture of consent starting with very young people, and how this can inspire social change and a new way of framing values, relationships, and sexuality. NCCASA's Young Advocates Institute, a social justice summer initiative that houses and trains 200 teens, ages 13-17, for a weekend of workshops on a college campus. Through a covid analysis, Tracy will explore organizing, language and active trauma. 

 

Tracy D. Wright is the Technical Assistance Provider and Women of Color Leadership Project Coordinator with the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA) for the National Resource Sharing Project. Her current work provides technical assistance and training to 16 state and territorial sexual assault coalitions. In this capacity, Tracy works with national entities to create a coordinated response to ending sexual violence, addresses emerging issues and carves out initiatives specifically for women of color in the anti-sexual violence movement.  Ms. Wright holds a BA in Mass Communications from Shaw University and a Master’s of Science in Print Journalism from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.   In her spare time, Tracy is a political handler for a Wake County Elected Official and project lead for the Young Advocates Institute, a service learning opportunity that houses and trains 200 youth, ages 13-17, over a weekend of prevention education and leadership development workshops.

Accommodations available upon request

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