Rape in Detention Schedule
|10:45 AM – 12:15 PM||
Victims Behind Walls
This workshop will provide an overview of how cross-sector partnerships can work together to create a paradigm shift for sexual assault survivors in detention. BRIDGE (Building Refuge for Immigrant Detainees through Governance and Engagement) partners will share a model by which Immigration Detention Facilities, Advocates and government representatives work jointly to address the needs of victims behind walls.
|1:45 PM – 3:15 PM||
These Children are Our Children: Juvenile Detention & Rape Crisis Collaboration in Indian Country
This unique and interactive workshop will allow participants to hear firsthand how two organizations brought ending sexual violence against youth to the forefront of Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s government’s agenda and the minds of the Sicangu Lakota people. Participants will have an opportunity to exchange program ideas that go beyond the basic requirements of the PREA standards.
|3:30 PM – 5:00 PM||
Taking It to the Next Level: The Role of State Coalitions in Serving Incarcerated Survivors
This collaborative workshop, which will be jointly led by representatives of state coalitions from across the country, will highlight efforts to increase incarcerated survivor’s access to culturally competent services. Coalition representatives will discuss a broad range of efforts they have undertaken including various service provision efforts and initiatives to strengthen local programs’ capabilities.
|9:00 AM – 10:30 AM||
Supporting Men of Color & People Living with Disabilities Who Have Been Sexually Abused in Detention
This workshop will increase advocates’ comfort in working with traditionally underserved survivors, and so, increase their comfort with applying their skills to helping all incarcerated survivors. The facilitators include advocates who bring both professional and personal experience to the table and will help participants to engage in genuine, thoughtful conversations about how to center the needs