Advocates of Color Peer Sharing Call: Sharing a Collective Moment of Reflection and Pause for Wellness – Virtual – May 2021

Advocates of Color Peer Sharing Call: Sharing a Collective Moment of Reflection and Pause for Wellness

Audience: This session is for KCSDV Member Program Advocates & Staff who identify as Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, or a Person of Color only

Sponsored by:

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

Advocates of Color Peer Sharing Call Description

2020 and 2021 have brought about the need for rapid changes to our functioning, professionally and personally. Service adaptations have taken a lot of our time, energy, and dedication above and beyond our normal functions.

In addition, Communities of Color are relegated to manage and exist in compounding pandemics; the pandemic of generational and direct lived experience of White Supremacy and racism held within our physical and mental bodies, and the disparate impact of the COVID – 19 pandemic devastating our communities.

Jacquelyn Ogorchukwu writes about how People of Color have been dehumanized for centuries. She continues to say, “When you are able to strip an entire community of its human qualities, it becomes that much easier to neglect the fact that the community experiences pain.” Jacquelyn advocates for holistic healing from racial trauma. This peer support call will provide Advocates of Color space to holistically pause, reflect, share experiences, and create ways to reconnect generationally and heal from trauma, including racial trauma held within our bodies.

A similar Peer Sharing Call is being offered in the morning for any KCSDV Member Program Advocate or Staff. To view the morning Peer Sharing Call session, click here.


Aquia Pusch
KCSDV Rural Outreach Advocacy Coordinator

Teresa Gallegos
KCSDV Training and Education Manager

Date & Time

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.


Registration Deadline:
Friday, May 14, 2021

How to Register:

Click Here to Register

The Zoom meeting link will be emailed after the completion of registration.


We are committed to creating environments where we see our own and each other’s full humanity and everyone has the ability to thrive and fulfill their full potential in learning environments. Every effort will be made to ensure equitable access at this event.

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form or contact Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the event.

Registration and Training Questions:
Teresa Gallegos
Training and Education Manager

Training Questions:
Aquia Pusch
KCSDV Rural Outreach Advocacy Coordinator

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This project was supported by Grant #2017-WR-AX-0038 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

This grant project is supported by the State General Fund for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault as administered by the Kansas Governor’s Grants Program. The opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication, program, or exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of the Kansas Governor.

Total Training Hours: 1.0


  •  May 18, 2021
     1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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