Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Time: 11:30 - 1:00pm (Central)
In this webinar, participants will learn about effective community engagement strategies that provide information, tools and activities that enhance and strengthen existing community relationships while fostering new partnerships to augment support services for survivors and heal families.
Presenters: Ivette Izea-Martinez
Ivette Izea-Martinez , Community Engagement Manager, works to ensure that our community initiatives meet the needs of Latin@s and Latin@ communities. She oversees the development, implementation, and enhancement of our community-based Fuerza Unida Amig@s initiative which provides opportunities for Latin@ youth, Latin@ adults, and allies to enhance their leadership skills, learn about domestic violence, and develop and lead community action projects. This includes opportunities to become peer educators by facilitating workshops and conversation circles. Ivette focuses on creating partnerships within communities to develop community driven solutions. She is also responsible for recruiting and managing volunteers, providing direction, coordination, and consultation for volunteer functions within the organization.