Description: This webinar will equip participants with practical strategies to provide meaningful support to Latinx survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors. Our presenter will guide you through a comprehensive exploration of these intersections, highlighting the significance of cultural humility and accessible practices in effectively navigating these issues. We will shed light on the intricate relationship between gender-based violence, child welfare, and disabilities, particularly their profound impact on Latinx survivors and their families. By examining this nexus, we aim to deepen our understanding of the specific challenges faced by Latinx survivors, their families, and communities while paving the way for transformative solutions.
Title: Centering Latinx Survivors With Disabilities And Deaf Survivors In Our Work To End Gender-Based Violence
Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Presenter: Heidi Notario, M.A. (she, her, ella) is an immigrant Latina with a wealth of expertise in community organizing, disability, racial justice activism, and the application of linguistic justice-centered participatory methodologies to guide practice and evidence-building efforts. Heidi currently holds the position of Chief of Education and Access at Caminar Latino/LUPE. She actively works at the intersections of violence against people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, persons with disabilities and immigrant communities.