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Join us for a briefing on the needs of women, girls, transgender and gender non-conforming people in California as they grapple with the impacts of COVID-19 and domestic violence. During this session, youth leaders, survivors, advocates, and elected officials will speak to the expressed needs of this demographic and share policy solutions. This session is intended for policymakers and their staff at all levels.

 

This informative briefing is co-hosted by California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, the Santa Clara County Office of Gender-Based Violence Prevention, and the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy.

 

Speakers include:

  • Suzette Shaw: Poetess, Skid Row From A Woman’s Perspective | Mental Health Peer Advocate, MHA | California Black Women’s Health Advocate
  • Jessica Valencia: Prevention & Community Engagement Specialist, Center for Community Solutions
  • California State Assemblymember Buffy Wicks
  • Supervisor Cindy Chavez: President of the Santa Clara County (SCC) Board of Supervisors
  • Protima Pandey, Director, Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy
  • Carla Collins, Manager, Santa Clara County Office of Gender-Based Violence Prevention, Division of Equity & Social Justice, Office of the County Executive
  • Haleema Bharoocha: Advocacy Manager, Alliance for Girls
  • Krista Niemczyk: Public Policy Director, California Partnership to End Domestic Violence
  • Michaé De La Cuadra: Manager of Policy and Community Engagement, The TransLatin@ Coalition

 

#GirlsPolicyAgenda #WhenGirlsThrive #RaiseYourVoice4Girls

 

This event is intended for policymakers and their staff at all level. The community is welcome to attend, including Alliance members, partners, youth and other champions of girls and gender-expansive youth.

For questions, please contact Haleema Bharoocha: haleema@alliance4girls.org

If you have any accommodation needs, please let us know at least 48 hours prior to the event. We'll make every effort to provide them.

*“Girls” refers to gender-expansive youth (cis girls, trans girls, non-binary youth, gender non-conforming youth, gender queer youth and any girl-identified youth).

Policy Briefing: Shaping Gender-Based Violence Prevention Policy Amid COVID-19

  • Thursday Oct 15 2020, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Online