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Freedom from Sexual Violence

Event: Webinar: Responding to allegations of sexual abuse and assault in immigration detention facilities

Jul
24

Title: Responding to allegations of sexual abuse and assault in immigration detention facilities

Date: July 24, 2018

Time: 9:00-10:30 AM MDT

Presenter: Erica Gammill, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA)

Webinar Description:

This webinar will inform advocates, legal workers, lawyers, and others on how to respond to allegations of sexual abuse and assault from individuals held in immigration detention facilities operated by DHS/ICE and local contractors. It will provide information on how to make a report, what rights detained people have after making a report, and how advocates can support survivors in these facilities.

This webinar is intended for local rape crisis centers and other advocates who have staff that provide emotional support services to detained populations in Texas. It will also be helpful to immigration lawyers, legal workers and advocates, faith-based organizations, policy reform organizations, civil/human rights organizations, and others who are concerned about sexual abuse in detention facilities.

For any questions, contact Erica Gammill at egammill@taasa.org, or (512) 474-7190 ext. 119.

Registration link:  https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8185147579361365249

Training ID:  110-143-548