Date02/17/2022 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM PST
Host(s)Taylor Miller (she/her) ValorUS, Marsela Rojas (she/her) ValorUS, Matthew Van Winkle (he/him) JDI
Presenter(s)Alejandra Cruz (she/her) Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center
This discussion will provide RCCs with strategies to build relationships with corrections. We will hear from an RCC about their journey of working with corrections and walk through what approaches have helped enhance their relationship and overcome obstacles faced.
- To ensure that staff in detention facilities are providing incarcerated survivors with access to confidential emotional support services from a RCC.
- To provide RCC advocates with tools and communication strategies to build relationships with corrections facility staff.
- To empower RCC advocates to provide a trauma-informed, survivor-centered perspective to corrections facility staff with the aim of creating culture change.