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July 2017

Personal Safety 101! Defense Skills for Life (15-19 years)

July 17, 2017 @ 10:30 am - July 21, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
Beaumont SUN Community School, 4043 NE Fremont St.
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Personal safety 101 is designed to meet the unique needs of teens in high school or preparing to leave home for work,  college or travel. The sessions start with a listening session for teens and/or  caregivers providing space and time for participants to share  safety topics or concerns important to their lives. This approach provides  participants with choices and a voice on what topics they want covered during the sessions.  Topics offered include care-defense, a new form of self-defense that…

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Personal Satety 101: Defense Skills for Life (15-19 years)

July 24, 2017 @ 10:30 am - July 28, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
Beaumont SUN Community School,  4043 NE Fremont St.,
Portland, OR 97212 United States
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Personal safety 101 is designed to meet the unique needs of teens in high school or preparing to leave home for work,  college or travel. The sessions start with a listening session for teens and/or  caregivers providing space and time for participants to share  safety topics or concerns important to their lives. This approach provides  participants with choices and a voice on what topics they want covered in the sessions.  Topics offered include care-defense, a new form of self-defense that…

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September 2017

Women’s Project

September 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - September 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Kenton Park, 8417 N Brandon Ave
Portland, OR 97217
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Two sessions for  people who identify and women (closed) Listening session 2. Personal Safety Workshop  

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October 2017

Personal Safety Workshop for Middle School Girls

October 1, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
NE Community Center, Portland, OR, 1630 NE 38th Ave
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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For any person who identifies as a girl, 14-19 years of age.

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Safety Off The Streets: Panel on De-escalation

October 10, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Sisters of the Road, 133 NW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
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EMERJ-SafeNow is part of a panel discussion on the topic of  de-escalation. We will be sharing our philosophy and approach with other organizations: JOIN, Sisters Of The Road, Human Solutions, White Bird Medicine / Boots on the Ground, and Women's Strength. Come join us!

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Rosa Parks Program

October 19, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - December 14, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Rosa Parks School, 8960 N Woolsey Ave,
Portland, OR 97203 United States
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Care-defense classes  for 5th grade students that include the importance of self-worth, self-care and phyiscal and non-physical self-defense skills. 8 week program

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Spark Summit for Girls Inc.!

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
St Mary’s Academy,, 1615 SW 5th Ave
Portland, 97201
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Check out our care-defense worshop for  Girls Inc. Learn about  the importance of self-care, assertive communication and boundary setting for personal safety, while learning some cool physical self-defense skills! Visit our table, chat with our team and sign-up to be a peer leader!  

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November 2017

Level 2: Physical Escape Skills (lying, sitting or standing)

November 5, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
NE Community Center, Portland, OR, 1630 NE 38th Ave
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$20

This level 2 workshop is designed for teenage girls  who have taken prior EMERJ-SafeNow Workshops.  This workshop  reinforces self-care,  assertive communication and boundaries, while also addressing physical escapes from the ground and standing positions.

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January 2018

Rosa Parks School Program

January 10 @ 12:30 pm - March 14 @ 2:00 pm
Rosa Parks School, 8960 N Woolsey Ave,
Portland, OR 97203 United States
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EMERJ brings care-defense and martial arts skills to 4th Graders at Rosa Parks School.

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EMERJ PEER LEADERSHIP TRAINING

January 13 @ 12:30 pm
Free!

Be part of the change and promote healthy equitable relationships. Join our team and become a peer leader or assistant facilitator. EMERJ is holding a leadership training for youth and adults who want to end violence and create safer communities. Participants must attend both dates (Jan 13 and 20)

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