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Year X: The Young Advocates Institute

Year X: The Young Advocates Institute

31mar10:30 am12:00 pmYear X: The Young Advocates Institute10:30 am - 12:00 pm(GMT-06:00)

Event Details

Wednesday, March 31st 10:30 am-12:00 pm Mountain Time
Presented By: Tracy Wright, Technical Assistance Provider and Women of Color Leadership Project Coordinator, North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault for the National Resource Sharing Project

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An engaging discussion on a ten year journey of creating a culture of consent starting with very young people, and how this can inspire social change and a new way of framing values, relationships, and sexuality. NCCASA’s Young Advocates Institute, a social justice summer initiative that houses and trains 200 teens, ages 13-17, for a weekend of workshops on a college campus. Through a covid analysis, Tracy will explore organizing, language and active trauma.


Tracy D. Wright is the Technical Assistance Provider and Women of Color Leadership Project Coordinator with the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA) for the National Resource Sharing Project. Her current work provides technical assistance and training to 16 state and territorial sexual assault coalitions. In this capacity, Tracy works with national entities to create a coordinated response to ending sexual violence, addresses emerging issues and carves out initiatives specifically for women of color in the anti-sexual violence movement.  Ms. Wright holds a BA in Mass Communications from Shaw University and a Master’s of Science in Print Journalism from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.   In her spare time, Tracy is a political handler for a Wake County Elected Official and project lead for the Young Advocates Institute, a service learning opportunity that houses and trains 200 youth, ages 13-17, over a weekend of prevention education and leadership development workshops.


This training is supported by federal grant 2019-SW-AX-0004 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this training are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice.




31st March 2021 10:30 am - 12:00 pm(GMT-06:00)