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Empowerment Self Defense: Women 18+
Mar
27
5:00 PM17:00

Empowerment Self Defense: Women 18+

POV's Empowerment Self-Defense model started as and continues to be a collaborative effort, created and designed by women for women. Participants will learn how to be more assertive, how to resolve conflict and how to execute some physical self-defense techniques.

ABOUT POV'S EMPOWERMENT SELF-DEFENSE

This women teaching women model is based on empowerment, resiliency, trauma-informed care, and survivor sensitivity.

We begin our self-defense training by teaching awareness of information about sexual assault and battering. In addition, we should be aware of our environment--paying attention to our surroundings at all times--and of our feelings and instincts, which tell us a great deal about a situation.

The next step is assertiveness. Many potentially dangerous situations can be stopped by being assertive, and this is a good skill to develop for taking care of ourselves in everyday life.

Finally comes the learning of physical techniques - fighting skills - to protect oneself. The task is to disable the assailant in order to get away. The techniques we teach are very simple and effective based on striking the vulnerable target areas on an attacker's body. Practice and complete determination are what make them work.

This class is open to women, femmes and non-binary individuals over the age of 18.

Registration fee is $75. If you need a scholarship please contact melissa@peaceoverviolence.org

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Black Women Over Violence
Feb
27
6:00 PM18:00

Black Women Over Violence

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Attention all black women, we are hosting an event for you in commemoration of Black History Month. Join Trauma Therapist, Ebony Williams, for this event that will bring together black women to take part in healing activities such as a soothing essential oil hand scrub station, engage with crystal and gem healing, call on our ancestors in a water meditation ceremony, and take part in a professional and personalized photo shoot.

THIS EVENT IS AT CAPACITY. Please fill out the form below if you would like to be contacted for future events! Thank you.

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Empowerment Self-Defense for Girls 12-18
Feb
22
4:00 PM16:00

Empowerment Self-Defense for Girls 12-18

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM), 1 in 3 youth have been or will be involved in an abusive relationship. Join us or invite someone who may be interested in participating in this FREE self defense class!

Participants will learn how to:
·Enhance their assertiveness skills and resolve conflict
·How to have healthy relationships
·How to execute some physical self-defense techniques

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POV's self-defense model started as and continues to be a collaborative effort, created and designed by women for women. This model is based on empowerment, resiliency, trauma-informed care, and survivor sensitivity. 

We begin our self-defense training by teaching awareness of information about sexual assault and battering. In addition, we should be aware of our environment--paying attention to our surroundings at all times--and of our feelings and instincts, which tell us a great deal about a situation.

The next step is assertiveness. Many potentially dangerous situations can be stopped by being assertive, and this is a good skill to develop for taking care of ourselves in everyday life.

Finally comes the learning of physical techniques--fighting skills--to protect oneself. The task is to disable the assailant in order to get away. The techniques we teach are very simple and effective based on striking the vulnerable target areas on an attacker's body. Practice and complete determination are what make them work.

We hope you'll join us for our upcoming public self-defense training. Don't forget to share with a friend!

 

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Free Tax Clinic
Feb
22
9:00 AM09:00

Free Tax Clinic

Peace Over Violence is hosting a free taxation clinic in collaboration with Latino Resource Organization.

Anyone can sign up if you meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Earn no more than $54,000 per year.

SCREENING REQUIRED – APPOINTMENT ONLY

Once your appointment is confirmed, please bring:

  • California I.D. or Consular I.D.

  • Social security card or ITIN Card

For prescreening and more information, contact our Legal Department at (626) 584-6191.

LANGUAGE CAPACITY: Offered in english with spanish translators available.

 
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Free Naturalization Clinic
Oct
25
12:30 PM12:30

Free Naturalization Clinic

  • Los Angles, CA 90017 United States (map)
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Peace Over Violence’s Legal Advocacy Project is hosting a legal clinic for Citizenship Assistance on October 25, 2018. This naturalization clinic is in collaboration with Asian Advancing Justice Center LA, Goodwin Procter, and One Justice. All participants must be pre-screened and will be given a list of documents that they will need to bring with them to the clinic.

LANGUAGE CAPACITY: English and Spanish

CONTACT: 626-584-6191, to be pre screened and given further information.

 

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2018 Youth Over Violence Graduation
Aug
4
10:00 AM10:00

2018 Youth Over Violence Graduation

  • Central City Neighborhood Partners (map)
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You are cordially invited to join us in celebrating the 2018 Youth Leadership Institute graduates. Join us in congratulating the youth for their commitment to violence prevention in their schools, families and in our communities! The Youth Leaders will present the results of their internships and share their experiences in the program. Come witness proactivity and positivity in action! 

These Youth Leaders will present the projects that they've worked on, through spoken word, short films and their community organizing plans and efforts during three tracks:
+ Community Organizing & Mobilizing
+ Creative Writing & Communications
+ Digital & Social Media

 

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The 2018 Youth Leadership Institute Graduates

The 2018 Youth Leadership Institute Graduates

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Films Over Violence: I AM EVIDENCE
Jul
19
6:30 PM18:30

Films Over Violence: I AM EVIDENCE

Peace Over Violence, in collaboration with the Joyful Heart Foundation and the LA County Women and Girls Initiative, invites you to a special evening screening of, "I AM EVIDENCE." This film brings together, survivors and advocates from all over the nation, including Peace Over Violence Executive Director, Patti Giggans, to expose the alarming number of untested rape kits in the United States through a character–driven narrative, bringing much needed attention to the disturbing pattern of how the criminal justice system has historically treated sexual assault survivors. 

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5.12.18 Kids & Youth Empowerment Self-defense & Safety
May
12
9:30 AM09:30

5.12.18 Kids & Youth Empowerment Self-defense & Safety

KID'S EMPOWERMENT SELF-DEFENSE AND SAFETY
Session for kids ages 5-8 is 9:30AM to 10:15AM
Session for kids ages 9-12 is 10:30AM to 11:15AM

Parents can’t always be there when their children face danger. Safe kids are safety smart. They trust their instincts, think on their feet and don’t hesitate to protect themselves. There are ways to train children to be safety smart. Peace Over Violence’s Kids’ Empowerment Self-Defense and Safety provides children with an opportunity to develop critical thinking skills, respect their instincts and cultivate assertiveness.

The program focuses on three components, incorporating age-appropriate role-plays which encourage children take action on their own behalf. Statistics and awareness exercises help children to understand that, while being prepared is important, most people would never hurt a child. Assertiveness exercises and conflict resolution skill building exercises increase the child’s ability to prevent abuse by adults, older children, or peers, and physical techniques build self-esteem and decrease fear.

YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SELF-DEFENSE AND SAFETY
Session for girls ages 13-17 is 12:30PM to 1:15PM

Participants will learn how to be more assertive; how to resolve conflict; to have healthy relationships; and how to execute some physical self-defense techniques. We also offer to communities in and around Los Angeles County, a program that involves youth, working with and empowering other youth, to help prevent violence throughout their communities. Peace Over Violence’s Youth Self Defense and Safety program brings youth leaders, together with adult instructors, to offer Self Defense and Safety training, youth relationship violence prevention education, and mentoring opportunities to youth and youth programs throughout our communities.

 

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Free Tax Clinic
Mar
30
9:00 AM09:00

Free Tax Clinic

Peace Over Violence is hosting a FREE taxation clinic in partnership with Latino Resource Organization. Walk-ins welcome!

Requirements for eligibility:

  • Must live in the City of Los Angeles- Not LA County 
  • Must make less than $54,000 annually
  • Must bring California ID or Consular ID
  • Must bring social security card or ITIN card
  • Must bring a paycheck ticket stub
  • Bank account information for direct deposit

Any questions, please contact Guadalupe Villegas at (626)584-6191

 

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TRAUMA & TRIAGE: THE IMPACT OF TRAUMA ON VICTIMS & OURSELVES
Mar
29
8:30 AM08:30

TRAUMA & TRIAGE: THE IMPACT OF TRAUMA ON VICTIMS & OURSELVES

Peace Over Violence is hosting a FREE training for law enforcement, victim advocates, nurses, fire department, social workers and others. This Trauma & Triage training is for first responders and victim service providers.

TOPICS

  • Working with Trauma Survivors
  •  How Trauma Impacts the Brain: What First RespondersNeed to Know
  • Compassion Fatigue and Importance of Self-Care

SPEAKERS

  • Rashad Beal, our Schools Over Violence Manager, discussing the importance in Engaging Men with regards to Sexual Assault Prevention.
  • Brenda Ingram PHD, Clinical Services Director speaking on trauma Informed Care and interviewing for law enforcement /neurobiology of the brain.
  • Milena Lukic, Trauma Therapist, importance of compassion fatigue and self-care
 

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SOLD OUT! Supporting Black Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence: A Dialogue Led Training
Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

SOLD OUT! Supporting Black Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence: A Dialogue Led Training

Led by Trauma Therapist, Ebony Williams, this training explores the relationship between historical oppression, sexual assault, and domestic violence within the lives of Black peoples. Attendees will build awareness about barriers to adequate support and learn best practices to support Black survivors as they begin the healing process.

 

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RESCHEDULED: Empowerment Self-Defense Women & Girls 12+, Spanish
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

RESCHEDULED: Empowerment Self-Defense Women & Girls 12+, Spanish

We hope you'll join us for our upcoming public Empowerment Self-Defense class for women and girls 12+, where you'll gain skills in awareness, assertiveness and physical techniques. POV's Empowerment Self-Defense model started as and continues to be a collaborative effort, created and designed by women for women. This class is being offered in Spanish.

QUESTIONS
Contact jasmine@peaceoverviolence.org

Don't forget to share, and bring a friend with you!The class has a suggested donation of $50, but no one is turned away for lack of funds.

__________________________________________________

ABOUT POV'S EMPOWERMENT SELF-DEFENSE

This women teaching women model is based on empowerment, resiliency, trauma-informed care, and survivor sensitivity.

We begin our self-defense training by teaching awareness of information about sexual assault and battering. In addition, we should be aware of our environment--paying attention to our surroundings at all times--and of our feelings and instincts, which tell us a great deal about a situation.

The next step is assertiveness. Many potentially dangerous situations can be stopped by being assertive, and this is a good skill to develop for taking care of ourselves in everyday life.

Finally comes the learning of physical techniques - fighting skills - to protect oneself. The task is to disable the assailant in order to get away. The techniques we teach are very simple and effective based on striking the vulnerable target areas on an attacker's body. Practice and complete determination are what make them work.

 

Interested in Empowerment Self-Defense?

Fill the form below.

Name of Participant *
Name of Participant
Phone *
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Empowerment Self-Defense Women & Girls 12+
Feb
24
9:30 AM09:30

Empowerment Self-Defense Women & Girls 12+

We hope you'll join us for our upcoming public Empowerment Self-Defense class for women and girls 12+, where you'll gain skills in awareness, assertiveness and physical techniques. POV's Empowerment Self-Defense model started as and continues to be a collaborative effort, created and designed by women for women.

QUESTIONS
Contact jasmine@peaceoverviolence.org

Don't forget to share, and bring a friend with you!The class has a suggested donation of $50, but no one is turned away for lack of funds.

__________________________________________________

ABOUT POV'S EMPOWERMENT SELF-DEFENSE

This women teaching women model is based on empowerment, resiliency, trauma-informed care, and survivor sensitivity.

We begin our self-defense training by teaching awareness of information about sexual assault and battering. In addition, we should be aware of our environment--paying attention to our surroundings at all times--and of our feelings and instincts, which tell us a great deal about a situation.

The next step is assertiveness. Many potentially dangerous situations can be stopped by being assertive, and this is a good skill to develop for taking care of ourselves in everyday life.

Finally comes the learning of physical techniques - fighting skills - to protect oneself. The task is to disable the assailant in order to get away. The techniques we teach are very simple and effective based on striking the vulnerable target areas on an attacker's body. Practice and complete determination are what make them work.

 

Interested in Empowerment Self-Defense?

Fill the form below.

Name of Participant *
Name of Participant
Phone *
Phone
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