U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women
Date:Wednesday September 20th, 2017
The purpose of this webinar is to establish a foundational understanding of how an intersectional framework and approach can strengthen campus-based Coordinated Community Response Teams (CCRT).
Host TA Provider: University of Colorado, Denver, Center on Domestic Violence
Pierre Berastain, Casa de Esperanza, Assistant Director of Innovation & Engagement
Pierre R. Berastaín serves as the Assistant Director of Innovation & Engagement for the National Latin@ Network, a project of Casa de Esperanza. Originally from Peru, Pierre immigrated to the United States with his family in 1998 and remained an undocumented immigrant for 14 years until he received DACA in 2012. Prior to Casa de Esperanza, Pierre worked for Renewal House, a domestic violence shelter in Boston, Mass as the Restorative Justice Advocate, and served as the Director of Media Relations for the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition.
Barbara Paradisio, University of Colorado, Denver, Center on Domestic Violence, Director for the Center on Domestic Violence
Barbara Paradiso is the Director for the Center on Domestic Violence at the School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver). Barbara has worked on behalf of survivors of gender-based violence and their children for more than thirty years as an advocate, administrator and activist. Prior to her position at CU Denver, she served as the Director of Domestic Violence Programs for the Sunshine Lady Foundation of North Carolina.
***Pending OVW Approval***