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February 2018

Celebrate School at Odd Fellows

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sign-up for EMERJ Summer Camp and other fun summer events happening at Odd Fellows.

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Family Self Defense (8 years and up)

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th Ave
Portland,, OR 97210
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$30.00

Register Today This unique workshop provides opportunities for parents/guardians and children to learn together tactics and skills to stay safe in public and private spaces. We understand that the topic of self-defense can be triggering for anyone who has experienced  violence such as bullying, harassment, or assault.We begin each workshop with a listening session that prioritizes  the safety concerns and needs of the participants to help us prioritize the topics. Topics include street smarts and strategies to stop or interrupt…

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March 2018

Self-Defense for the LGBTQ Community

March 18 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
NE Community Center, Portland, OR, 1630 NE 38th Ave
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$30.00

Register Today This three hour workshop focuses on the personal safety needs of youth and adults in the LGBTQ community. We begin each work shop with a listening session that prioritizes  the safety concerns  of the participants and guides the topics to be covered during the workshop.  We understand that the topic of self-defense can be triggering for anyone who has experienced trauma from  bullying, harassment, or assault and that the rates of violence are higher for people who identify…

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April 2018

PEACEFUL WARRIORS PROGRAM (Grades 4-6)

April 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Roseway Heights School, 7334 Siskiyou Street
Portland, OR 97213 United States
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This care-defense program  (self-defense that starts with self-care for resilency and putting communities in the lead) incorporates martial arts skills and games to promote social emotional learning. Learn valuable life skills that interrupt and prevent bullying and harassment while having fun and making friends.  Topics include equity, heatlhy choices, non-violent communication and physical and non-physical self-defense skills.

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Self-defense for People with Different Abilities

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th Ave
Portland,, OR 97210
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$30

Register Today! Designed for people with diverse needs and abilities, we begin the class with a listening session that prioritizes  the safety concerns  of the participants and guides the topics to be covered during the workshop.  We understand that the topic of self-defense can be triggering for anyone who has experienced trauma from  bullying, harassment, or assault and that the rates of violence are higher for people with diverse abilities and needs; therefore, we prioritize self-care and creating a space…

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May 2018

Family Self-Defense (8 years and up)

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th Ave
Portland,, OR 97210
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$30.00

Register Today! This unique workshop provides opportunities for parents/guardians and children to learn together tactics and skills to stay safe in public and private spaces. We understand that the topic of self-defense can be triggering for anyone who has experienced  violence such as bullying, harassment, or assault.We begin each workshop with a listening session that prioritizes  the safety concerns and needs of the participants to help us prioritize the topics. Topics include street smarts and strategies to stop or interrupt…

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Woman Up Event

May 13 @ 11:00 am
Marylhurst University, 17600 Pacific Highway,
Marylhurst, OR , 97036
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2 self-defense workshops for women and girls

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Woman Up Event

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Marylhurst University, 17600 Pacific Highway,
Marylhurst, OR , 97036
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EMERJ-SafeNow shares self-defense skills at Woman Up in support of Girls Inc.

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Grant High School

May 14 @ 8:30 am - May 22 @ 3:30 pm
Marshall Campus, 3905 SE 91st Ave,
Portland,, OR 97266
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EMERJ-SafeNow is providing workshops on sexual violence prevention for all the first year students. Workshops explore topics around gender equity, consent, boundaries and accessing resources in the community. EMERJ is working with peer leaders from Grant High School in the hope that workshop leaders will continue this work into the future. Workshops are Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays.

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June 2018

De-escalation & Handling Street Harrassment and Bullying

June 17 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
NE Community Center, Portland, OR, 1630 NE 38th Ave
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$30.00

Register Now This three hour workshop provides participants with physical and non-physical self defense skills. What are your choices when confronted with harassment? How do you safely deescalate someone who maybe unsafe or posing a personal threat either in a private or public setting. We begin each work shop with a listening session that prioritizes  the safety concerns  of the participants and guides the topics to be covered during the workshop.  We understand that the topic of self-defense can be…

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