During the 2010 National Sexual Assault Conference, which took place in Hollywood Sept. 1-3, 2010 there were more than 80 workshops. The largest track was the Prevention Track sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Workshop Title: Speaking in Sacred Circle: An Indigenous Approach to Assessing and Addressing Sexual Violence in Intertribal off-Reservation Communities
- Strong Oak Lefebvre, New England Learning Center for Women in Transition
- Kimber Nicoletti, MESA: Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault at Purdue University
Description: Participants in this workshop will experience ?rst hand the power of the Sacred Circle to build and transform communities in promoting healthy relationships and preventing sexual violence. Participants will also learn about how the sacred circle has informed the unique collaboration between two off-reservation indigenous people from Green?eld, Massachusetts and Indianapolis, Indiana.
- New England Learning Center for Women In Transition
- Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA)
- Mending the Sacred Hoop
- National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC): The NSVRC has a variety of resources related to preventing sexual violence against Native and Indigenous women.
For more information contact:
Kimber J. Nicoletti, MSW
Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA)
231 S. University Street
SERV Bldg. Room 32
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Strong Oak Lefebvre
New England Learning Center for Women In Transition
479 Main Street, PO Box 520
Greenfield MA 01302
To view a complete list of workshops, speakers and information related to the 2010 National Sexual Assault Conference, click here.