The Intersection of Immigration, Trauma & Violence --- October 28th

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Join Family and Community Resources, Inc.

The Brockton Area Branch NAACP

The Cape Verdean Association & Cape Verdean Women United

 for an Informative Workshop on

The Intersection of Immigration, Trauma & Violence

Monday, October 28, 2019

9:00 am to 3:30 pm


Alumni Hall, Stonehill College, 320 Washington St., N. Easton, MA

The day will consist of 3 training sessions, lunch and the chance to network with colleagues.

Morning Session: The Effects of Trauma & Gun Violence on Children

Presented by: Ruth Zakarin, LICSW, Executive Director of the MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence

Mid-Morning Session: The Effects of Trauma on Children of Immigrants

Presented by: Claudia Sousa, LICSW, Clinical Director, Behavioral Health Services, Brockton Neighborhood Health Center

Afternoon Session: Immigration Laws for Community Stakeholders

Presented by: Attorney Sarang Sekhavat, Federal Policy Director, MA Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA)

Registration is $10. The program is limited to 75 attendees, registrations accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Click below to register for this informative and timely workshop. Click the link below to register. Thank you!

Presented in Collaboration with

Massachusetts Coalition To Prevent Gun Violence

Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA)

The International Empowerment Community Center

Brockton Neighborhood Health Center

LoveLifeNow Foundation

Stonehill College Center for Nonprofit Management

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