Webinars

The Alliance hosts monthly national webinars supported by various funders including the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), and Verizon. These webinars include training on subject specific matter or those related to the field of family violence and the role of Family Justice Centers in providing wraparound services to clients.

Intersection of Faith and Domestic Violence

Presenters:

  • Oliver Williams, Professor and Leading Expert in Domestic Violence in the African American Community
  • Dr. Andy Johnson from Bethel University in St. Paul Minnesota, author of Religion and Men’s Violence Against Women
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Petersen, MSW Executive Director of SAFFI (South African Faith and Family Institute-Cape Town South Africa)
  • Minister LaDonna Combs, Director of Prevention Sisters in Detroit, Michigan

September 12th 10:00 – 11:30 am PST

Oliver Williams, professor and leading expert in domestic violence in the African American community, will explain the historical challenges of domestic violence in faith communities and highlight tangible action steps to more holistically address domestic violence in contexts of faith. Williams will be co-presenting with Dr. Andy Johnson from Bethel University in St. Paul Minnesota, editor of Religion and Men’s Violence Against Women; Mrs. Elizabeth Petersen, MSW Executive Director of SAFFI (South African Faith and Family Institute-Cape Town South Africa); and Minister LaDonna Combs, Director of Prevention Sisters in Detroit, Michigan. This panel of faith leaders will dive into how to debunk gender roles and address domestic violence within communities of faith.

The objectives of this webinar are to:
1. Educate service providers on the intersections of faith and domestic violence
2. Expand on how faith communities can be proponents of the intervention and prevention of domestic violence
3. Explain how to interpret religious texts that center around gender and equality

Registration link coming soon. 

Community After the Crisis

Presenter: California Victim Compensation Board
November 14th at 10:00 – 11:30 am PST

Registration link coming soon.

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