Survivor-Defined Success Webinar

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In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, four members of the National VOICES Chapter spoke about survivor-defined success in Family Justice Centers. Nationally, the Family Justice Center Alliance has seen that the most robust, impactful Centers are incorporating survivor input on a consistent basis, and oftentimes survivor voices provide a fresh perspective on how to enhance FJC operations and services. On this webinar, Kelsey Sanders, Sara Hardesty, Joyce Bilyeu, and Jennica Lawford shared about their involvement in their local Family Justice Centers and how their ongoing feedback improves services for survivors in crisis.

In this webinar, survivors highlighted:

  • The importance of including survivor voices in the operations of a Family Justice Center
  • Why they got involved with their local Center and what it has meant to them
  • Specifics on how they are currently engaging with their Center
  • The ways VOICES Committees impact survivors who are currently in crisis
  • Ideas for how to increase survivor involvement in FJCs