Customized workshops, presentations and on-going sessions are designed in collaboration with LGBTQ Communities and Organizations
Sessions focus on the skills identified in prior listening sessions or meetings with communities or organizations that request our services.
Workshops focus on building trust and safety for sharing information and collaboration.
EMERJ-SafeNow customizes personal safety/care-defense skills to meet the needs of the participants, taking into consideration past traumatic experiences, gender, sexual orientation, age and ability of participants.
EMERJ-SafeNow collaborates with partner organizations to provide resources and services to help meet the specific needs of each community.
Care-Defense Topics include
The importance of self-care and well being as self-defense
De-escalation and assertive communication
Interrupting oppression and micro aggressions with colleagues, neighbors, family members or friends
Internet safety and media savy
Safety on the street and strategies to deal with harrassment
Physical self-defense skills and more!
Workshops and Programs are scheduled throughout the year at NE Community Center and Friendly House. Go to our events page to find an upcoming workshop. Or to schedule a workshop call 503-498-8452
EMERJ-SafeNow is located in Portland, Oregon.
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