Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women – A Series of Six Stories
A report released by the Urban Indian Health Institute in 2018 shows that over 500 cases of missing or murdered indigenous women have been found throughout the United States – many since the year 2000. 70 women had gone missing or were murdered in Seattle and Tacoma. 6 were reported in Portland. How are indigenous families impacted by this and how are our communities coming together to help? (more…)
We Are Not Silent Corner Rallies to Support the Local Asian American Community
Information on upcoming corner rallies to to fight violent attacks against Asian American communities.
Domestic Violence – How We Might Help
API CHAYA M-F 10 am to 4 pm 1-877-922-4292/206-325-0325
National Domestic Violence Hotline 24 hours everyday chatting available on their website 1-800-799-7233
National Human Trafficking Hotline 24 hours everyday 1-888 -373-7888
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center 24 hours everyday 1-888-998-6423
Bystander Intervention: Responding to Witnessed Harassment
What do you do when you witness harassment on the street, at the coffee shop or on the bus?
Pastor Andrew Conley-Holcom of Admiral United Church of Christ is a conflict management workshop facilitator and an advocate for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Pastor Conley-Holcom also facilitates workshops in bystander intervention. The sessions involve theater games to explore, disrupt, and reformulate power relationships.
KBCS interviews Pastor Conley-Holcom about how the workshops are structured and some approaches to the urge to help.
A Series on Gender Based Violence
This series is shared in observance of 16 days of activism, a United Nations campaign which started on November 25th, 2017 on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and ends this weekend, December 10th, 2017, on Human Rights Day.