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We See You Sis: Centering Black Survivors in the Fight for Health Equity and Violence Prevention

 We See You Sis: Centering Black Survivors in the Fight for Health Equity and Violence Prevention Jan 24 2022 11:00 PT/2:00 ET

(This web conference will only occur once. It will be recorded and archived. This event will be in English with Spanish and ASL interpretation. Closed captioning is provided.)


Join the waitlist:


HAWAII (HST/HDT)9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
ALASKA (AKST/AKDT)10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
PACIFIC (PST/PDT)11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
CENTRAL (CST/CDT)1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
EASTERN (EST/EDT)2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

The onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic has exposed the ongoing health inequities that Black women face. While Black women can experience violence and dehumanization when seeking health care in general, this is especially true for survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence. This disparity makes it difficult to access care and trust the health systems as a whole. In order to address these intersecting oppressions, we must prioritize building community with survivors and dismantle systems that promote violence against Black women. Join our guests as they discuss how to center Black survivors in the fight for health equity and violence prevention.


  • Explore the intersections between health equity for Black women and interpersonal violence
  • Address the impact of anti-Blackness when Black women seek care
  • Strategize ways to partner with survivors in order to heal and build community


PreventConnect, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)


Annika Leonard
Annika Leonard M.B.A. She/Her/Hers CEO of Priceless Incite LLC.
Candace Girod
Candace Girod, MPH
Health Scientist
Tonjie Reese
Tonjie Reese, MAEd she/her Founder eleven24
Jacqueline Miller
Jacqueline Miller she/her/queen Founder of Healthy Actions Intervening Responsibly (H.A.I.R.)

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