June 25, 2014: Feminist online activism, pumping up youth outreach and engagement, and elevating new public narratives
Read the latest newsletter from PreventConnect here, featuring an online activist and feminist blogger, an online youth outreach and engagement project, and discussion on elevating new public narratives in Alaska. Full link address: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=bbedf6ca-2b01-4e60-958a-d8cf578173a0&c=48cf3e40-40d5-11e3-908b-90b11c3522c5&ch=4aa6e470-40d5-11e3-9180-90b11c3522c5
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Since 1996, Imelda has worked to end gender-based violence for various organizations in providing direct services, training, and advocacy. Additionally, she specializes in anti-trafficking training, organizational capacity building, and survivor advocacy. Imelda’s anti-trafficking work has given her the privilege to work with social change advocates around the globe. She has participated as a speaker and spokeswoman in numerous local, state, and international conferences addressing the issues of human-trafficking and sexual assault intervention. She also co-authored the "Human Trafficking" chapter in the book, "Medical Response to Adult Sexual Assault: A Resource for Clinicians and Related Professionals." Imelda is a Co-Founding Member of the National Organization of Asians and Pacific Islanders Ending Sexual Violence (NAPIESV).