Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Sexual Violence Prevention & Education

Workshop

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Virtual workshops & campus events are open to LBCC students, staff & faculty!

Registration is required for all virtual workshops. Scan QR codes from Domestic Violence Awareness Month Event Flyer or use ZOOM links below to register. Certificate of Participation available to attendees after each workshop. Digital Abuse & Safety Workshops Series is a collaborative project between LBCC, Cerritos, and Rio Hondo Colleges.

For information, contact Long Beach City College, Office of Student Affairs, s2garcia@lbcc.edu.

 

Clothesline Project (during Wellness Fest @ PCC)

Day/Time: Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 10 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Location: PCC – EE Quad

Clothesline Project is a display of T-shirts created by survivors of sexual violence or created in honor of someone who has experienced violence. Create a T-shirt in support of survivors.

Presented by: YWCA of Greater Los Angeles.


Digital Abuse & Safety Presentation Part 1: Cyberstalking

Day/Time: Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 5:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Location: Via Zoom, Registration Required!

Register Here

Adam Dodge with EndTab will present on modern dating and dating apps. There will be information about red flags, digital safety in healthy relationships, and ways to make yourself much safer online. Collaborative Project between Cerritos, Rio Hondo and LBCC.

Presented by: End Tab.


Sexual Assault 101

Day/Time: Thursday, October 6, 2022, 12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Location: Via Zoom, Registration Required

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An introduction to understanding issues of sexual violence in our society includes discussion on how sexual trauma can alter the brain and body, what systems are in place to support survivors; and how we can engage in the movement toward individual and collective healing.

Presented by: YWCA of Greater Los Angeles.


Clothesline Project (during Wellness Fest @ LAC)

Day/Time: Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 10:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Location: LAC – A QUAD

Clothesline Project is a display of T-shirts created by survivors of sexual violence or created in honor of someone who has experienced power-based personal violence. Create a T-shirt in support of survivors.

Presented by: YWCA of Greater Los Angeles.


Digital Abuse & Safety Presentation Part 2: Image-Based Abuse

Day/Time: Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 5:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Location: Via Zoom, Registration Required!

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In this presentation, participants will demystify image-based abuse, revenge porn, and nonconsensual porn (e.g. unwanted nudes or cyber flashing). This session will address victim-blaming, safe-texting, and online dating tips (i.e. laying ground rules, responding to image-based abuse, restraining orders, etc.). In a digital and social media world, this session will provide important information for everyone. Collaborative Project between Cerritos, Rio Hondo and LBCC.

Presented by: End Tab.


Domestic Violence 101

Day/Time: Thursday, October 13, 2022, 11:00 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
Location: Via Zoom, Registration Required!

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An introduction into understanding issues surrounding domestic violence to include warning signs, types of abuse, challenges victims may encounter, safety planning, and how to help and support survivors.

Presented by: Su Casa.


Digital Abuse & Safety Presentation Part 3: Tech-enabled Trauma

Day/Time: Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Location: Via Zoom, Registration Required!

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What role does technology play in perpetuating abuse? In this presentation, we will demystify online trauma by addressing how it is different from offline trauma. There will be a skill building portion covering tech-enabled trauma response, overcoming challenges, and ways to support others.
Collaborative Project between Cerritos, Rio Hondo, and LBCC.

Presented by: End Tab.


Sexual Assault and LBGTQ+ Survivors

Day/Time: Thursday, October 20, 2022, 12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Location: Via Zoom, Registration Required!

Register Here!

This workshop will provide an introduction to understanding sexual violence and the specific adversities that LBGTQ survivors may experience unique cultural stigmas and barriers to services.

Presented by: YWCA of Greater Los Angeles.


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENT:
If you require accommodations, please contact the Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS) at least 72 hours prior to the event at (562) 938-4558 or (562) 938-4833 (TTY) or dsps-staff@lbcc.edu. If you require sign language interpreting services, please contact Stephanie Bonales at sbonales@lbcc.edu or (562) 938-4918.
If you require Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, please contact Sunita Shelly: sshelly@lbcc.edu / 562.938.4947 or Sonia Leticia Vélez: svelez@lbcc.edu at least 5 business days prior to the event. Please note requests are based on provider availability, the more advance notice the better.