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2021 Victim Rights Month Workshops

April is Victim Rights Month. Throughout the month, MOVA will be hosting a virtual series of trainings to commemorate victim rights, build awareness, and highlight the services provided across the Commonwealth.
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Contact for 2021 Victim Rights Month Workshops

Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance

Address

Boston Office
1 Ashburton Place, Suite 1101, Boston, MA 02108
Northampton Office
403 Pleasant Street, Northampton, MA 01060

Phone

MOVA is unable to provide walk-in assistance. Please contact us via phone or email to schedule an appointment at our Boston or Northampton office.

Connecting crime victims, survivors and witnesses to FREE high quality local services.

Overview of 2021 Victim Rights Month Workshops

Below are the workshops MOVA is hosting throughout April 2021 for Victim Rights Month. Click on the workshop title for more information about it and to register. Registration is required, and you must register for each event you'd like to attend.

If you have any questions or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact MOVA at MOVA@mass.gov.

Victim Rights Month 2021 Workshop Descriptions

Workshop Title Presenter(s) Date Time
Victim Rights Month Kickoff: 'me too.' Movement Tarana Burke; moderated by Attorney General Maura Healey April 1, 2021 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
The Future of VOCA Funding in Massachusetts: A Conversation with MOVA MOVA Staff April 6, 2021 10 - 11 a.m.

Statewide Needs Assessment: A conversation on how you can get involved
MOVA Staff and ICF Staff April 6, 2021 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Privacy at the Intersections of Title IX and Criminal Cases Maggie Schmidt and Ruth Vaughan, Victim Rights Law Center April 7, 2021 10 - 11:30 a.m.
When Darkness Meets the Shining Light Of Hope: An MDT Investigation Through A Survivor’s Perspective Melanie Sachs April 8, 2021 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Empowerment, Engagement and Inclusion: A cultural, linguistic and trauma informed approach to supporting marginalized youth in commercial sexual exploitation programing Stephanie Bandoo and Adriana Castrillon Reyes, The Center for Hope and Healing, Inc. April 13, 2021 10 - 11:30 a.m.
The Legacy He Left Me Lovern Gordon April 15, 2021 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Creating an Organizational Culture of Inclusion Dr. Gary Lyon and Kim Hopkins, Centerboard, Inc. April 20, 2021 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Centering Survivors’ Voices in Policy Making Sophie Hansen and Caitlin LeMay April 22, 2021 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Stories and Best Practices for Supporting Survivors with Disabilities Allie Talarico, IMPACT Boston and Leigh-Ann BarryDisabled Persons Protection Commission  April 27, 2021 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Understanding and Implementing Best Practices for Trans, Non-Binary, and Gender Diverse Survivors 102 Fari Shakur and Nicole Warner, Fenway Health April 28, 2021 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Victim Rights Month Closing Keynote Speaker: Audrey Morrissey Audrey Morrissey, My Life My Choice April 30, 2021 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Click here for more about MOVA's month-long celebration of victim rights and services in Massachusetts throughout April in honor of VRM 2021.

Contact for 2021 Victim Rights Month Workshops

Address

Boston Office
1 Ashburton Place, Suite 1101, Boston, MA 02108
Northampton Office
403 Pleasant Street, Northampton, MA 01060

Phone

MOVA is unable to provide walk-in assistance. Please contact us via phone or email to schedule an appointment at our Boston or Northampton office.

Connecting crime victims, survivors and witnesses to FREE high quality local services.

Fax

Boston Office (617) 586-1341

Upcoming Events for 2021 Victim Rights Month Workshops

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