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Date: Thursday, August 15th 

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm (CST) 

This webinar will teach you basics on working with LGBTQ++ survivors of color and how to make your organization welcoming and supporting for them. We will review broad concepts as well as specific policy and practice changes.

During the webinar, participants will:

  • Understand the differences between gender, sexual orientation, and sex.
  • Begin to understand the impact of privilege & oppression on LGBTQ++ survivor's safety and access to services.
  • Understand what survivor leadership is and how your organization can begin to nourish it in your organization
  • Identify strengths and places of growth when working with LGBTQ++ survivors of color
  • Understand what policies and procedures can hinder the experiences of LGBTQ++ survivors of color in your organization

Presenters:

Damian Lima, Community Organizer, Health Advocater, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center

Damián Lima is an advocate for the health and rights of Transgender, queer, and immigrant people. He graduated from Wellesley College with a Bachelor's degree in Women's and Gender Studies. His passion for LGBTQ and health issues has led him to work in various paid and unpaid roles including Co-Chair of the Bayard Rusting Breakfast Committee, co-organizer of the second Gender Reel Film Festival in Boston, as well as numerous community building events. In 2015 he received the Network/La Red's Community Luminary Award, and in 2016 was recognized by Fenway Health for his contributions to the improvement of Transgender healthcare. He also worked as part of The Leadership Crew, a collaboration between agencies serving LGBT POC to build leadership skills among survivors of partner abuse. He currently is the coordinator of the Health Promotion Center at SJPHC and serves on the Health Equity Advisory Committee for the Boston Public Health Commission.

Vilma Uribe, Survivor Advocate, Prevention, Advocacy & Resource Center at Brandeis University

Vilma is a Texas native, who attended Oberlin College. For the past seven years, she has been advocating for survivors of domestic and sexual violence across Massachusetts. She currently serves on the MA Governor’s Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence and the LGBTQIA Domestic Violence Coalition. In her free time, you can find her planning brunches with Dinosaur (her cat).

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Date: Wednesday, August 7th 

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm (CST) 

This webinar will explore explore what healthy collaborations look like and how you develop more equitable partnerships and approaches within your organization to support stronger and more sustainable organizations. What does a good collaboration look like? What are the possible challenges and rewards of collaborations? How can we best support strong and sustainable partnership for our organizations? This webinar is geared toward organizational and program leaders who have the responsibility of developing collaborations with others. 

By the end of this session, you will have a better understanding of efforts to build strong organizational reputation, organizational elements that attract strong partnerships, be better positioned to identify components of meaningful collaborations, and how to articulate organizational needs and goals for new and existing partnerships.

Presenter:

Patricia Tototzintle, CEO, Casa de Esperanza 

Patricia J. Tototzintle serves as Chief Executive Officer of Casa de Esperanza. Patti has over 30 years of experience in community development and nonprofit management. As a Chicana, Patti is passionate about tapping into and developing the strengths of Latin@s, and she has used this passion, in part, to create a reputation as a national expert on leadership development. One of Patti’s strengths is bringing diverse groups to the table to create and implement solutions to critical issues. In 2011 Patti was selected as one of 15 innovative and visionary leaders to participate in the NoVo Foundation’s Move to End Violence Program, a ten-year initiative focused on strengthening the U.S. movement to end violence against women and girls.

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Date: Wednesday, August 14th 

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm (CST) 

This webinar will overview finance-related policies and practices that protect organizational health and viability with OVW grantees. Through a series of questions and peer conversations, the group will review the development of strong fiscal policies, financial management systems, healthy fiscal management, and organizing grant awards to prepare for compliance. Participants will gain knowledge and practical tools for best practices in federal award compliance for success.

By the end of this session, you will have a better understanding of tools for grants financial management that enhance program sustainability and be able to prioritize which financial policies and procedures to focus on strengthening in the future.

Presenter:

Maritza Valdez Fagin, Assistant Director, National Training and TA Initiatives, Casa de Esperanza 

Maritza Valdez Fagin is the Assistant Director of Training and TA Initiatives at Casa de Esperanza. Maritza specializes in organizational development, capacity building, nonprofit management, financial management, and sustainability. She has years of experience in foundation, corporate and government grant development and managment as well as experience in providing direct training and technical assistance to Latin@ and culturally specific organizations working to end violence on these topics. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Public Administration, as well as a graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management, from Texas A&M University.
 

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*Pending OVW Approval* 

Date: Wednesday, July 31st 

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm (CST) 

During this webinar, we will explore how Executive Directors lead, direct, and manage, and consider their own needs in-between. We will discuss the following questions: What are the most pressing issues facing Executive Directors that can make you lose sleep? What are the most important things you can do to support others in your organization? How do you work with and strengthen the relationship with your board of directors?

In this webinar session we will explore how you lead, direct, and manage, and consider your own needs in-between. We will review:
 
* What are the most pressing issues facing ED's that can make you lose sleep? 
 
* What are the most important things you can do to support others in your organization?
 
* How do you work with and strengthen the relationship with your board of directors? 
 

Presenter:

Patricia Tototzintle, CEO, Casa de Esperanza 

Patricia J. Tototzintle serves as Chief Executive Officer of Casa de Esperanza. Patti has over 30 years of experience in community development and nonprofit management. As a Chicana, Patti is passionate about tapping into and developing the strengths of Latin@s, and she has used this passion, in part, to create a reputation as a national expert on leadership development. One of Patti’s strengths is bringing diverse groups to the table to create and implement solutions to critical issues. In 2011 Patti was selected as one of 15 innovative and visionary leaders to participate in the NoVo Foundation’s Move to End Violence Program, a ten-year initiative focused on strengthening the U.S. movement to end violence against women and girls.

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 *Pending OVW Approval*