National Sexual Assault Conference 2023: Purpose, Possibilities and Practice in Primary Prevention Strategy
The 2023 National Sexual Assault Conference® was held in San Francisco, California, August 22-24. The conference theme, Equity in Action, called for conference participants to fearlessly pursue a world free from sexual violence and address change across systems and institutions. This session was part of the Prevention track, sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center with funding from the Centers for Disease Control Prevention. Learn more and access session materials here.
Facilitated by Cierra Olivia Thomas Williams, Stephanie Solomon, and Timike Jones, This interactive workshop aims to inspire curiosity in primary prevention ideologies and strategies. Participants are invited to imagine what is possible in their work, and to understand the roots that perpetuate violence. Attendees will engage in a journey to identify and address the upstream conditions that enable violence for youth, Black and African American women and girls, and neurodivergent and Disabled people and people with disabilities.