Conversation on Justice

Wednesday's Schedule of Events - January 26th, 2022

Time Session
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Morning Meditation
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Boundaries and Communication
10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Rachel Louise Snyder Keynote Presentation
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Healing Circle
12:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Healing Circle
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention
4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Stalking and Digital Privacy
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Rachel Louise Snyder Keynote and Local Panel Discussion
Conversation on Justice

Wednesday's Schedule

 

Morning Meditation

Celine Kavalec

Begin your day by centering your heart and mind in a short mindfulness practice to cultivate receptivity and openness. From this stance we can begin to listen to ourselves and others and work to develop a language that centers on restoration and healing.
 Time: 8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
 Venue: Virtual

Boundaries and Communication 

Emilie Mitchell - Victim Service Center

This workshop is an open dialogue on how to keep all relationships in our lives healthy. Participants will identify the characteristics of healthy, unhealthy, and abusive relationships through interactive scenarios, learn effective communication and boundaries within all relationships, recognize how perpetrators of violence use different tactics to gain power and control, comprehend why people stay in abusive relationships, learn how they can help a friend in an abusive relationship, and receive helpful resources in their community.
 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
 Venue: Virtual

No Visible Bruises: A Conversation with Rachel Louise Snyder  

Rachel Louise Snyder

Rachel Louise Snyder, an American journalist and author of No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us, which explores the roots of private violence, its far-reaching consequences, and the efforts to address the problem. 
 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
 Venue: Virtual

Healing Circle

Aida Diaz and Josh Bell

Recognizing the trying times in we are living in, PJI welcomes us to come together and connect through healing circles, which are essentially for building resilience within and among us. Resilience in the face of adversity, is built by connecting through our stories. Each one of us has a story to tell about how we are walking through these days. These safe spaces are created to remove blaming and shaming, and welcome honest, open sharing of our personal experiences, struggles and triumphs - the language of the heart.
 Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
 Venue: Virtual

Healing Circle

Lianna McGowan

Recognizing the trying times in we are living in, PJI welcomes us to come together and connect through healing circles, which are essentially for building resilience within and among us. Resilience in the face of adversity, is built by connecting through our stories. Each one of us has a story to tell about how we are walking through these days. These safe spaces are created to remove blaming and shaming, and welcome honest, open sharing of our personal experiences, struggles and triumphs - the language of the heart.
 Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
 Venue: Virtual

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention

Emilie Mitchell - Victim Service Center

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention provides participants with the skills to understand, recognize, and prevent sexual assault. Participants will be able to define and understand the scope of sexual assault, gain knowledge on how our culture contributes to victimization, identify the common reactions seen in victims of trauma, define the steps to healing for primary and secondary victims, recognize the warning signs of sexual abuse across different age groups, and how to prevent sexual violence.
 Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
 Venue: Virtual

Stalking and Digital Privacy 

Trisha Whitmire 

Technology. One of the greatest tools we have. Most use for good, but some use for evil. Stalkers may use technology to gain knowledge about someone else. Be the one to know how to control your digital information.
 Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
 Venue:  

Evening Community Panel and Discussion on Domestic Violence  

Rachel Louise Snyder

Join community leaders for a discussion of local efforts to identify and prevent intimate partner violence. For those who missed Rachel Louise Snyder's keynote address in the morning you will have the opporutnity to watch a recording of her talk and hear local leaders respond to the keynote, and further discuss local efforts at building a resilient and peaceful community.
 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
 Venue: Virtual