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October 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-7Free
Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield presents this three-part documentary about domestic violence. Created in partnership with NO MORE (www.nomore.org), a national campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault.
Guest Speakers: Karyn Kameroff is an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. She is the Community Coordinator for Pathways to Healing, a program with the Cowlitz Indian Tribe providing services to victims of crime. Karyn has a Master’s in Social Work from Eastern Washington University, A Master’s in Arts from the University of Kanas in Indigenous Nations Studies and has completed Addiction Studies at Northwest Indian College and a Bachelor of Arts from The Evergreen State College. She is a member of the Local Indian Child Welfare Advisory Committee, Community Action Advisory Board for Clark County, Healthy Living Collaborative and the Native American Advisory Board at Washington State University-Vancouver. Karyn volunteers for projects she is passionate about such as Fences for Fido, animal shelters and is a foster mom for Pit Bulls. Karyn has almost successfully raised three young men and attends pow-wows with her husband for fun.
Ana Sifuentes is the Bilingual Outreach Specialist and Legal Clinic Coordinator for the SafeChoice Domestic Violence Program at the YWCA Clark County. Ana’s outreach focuses on connecting with the Latinx community in Vancouver, and she works closely with the Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program to bring legal resources to survivors of domestic violence. Additionally, Ana coordinates the local Crossing Borders Promotora Project in collaboration with the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Her past work includes supporting survivors of sexual assault, and those experiencing homelessness. Ana is currently working toward a degree from Portland State Universities’ School of Social Work. She has two adorable little boys, and enjoys gardening when time allows.
Olivia Riley is the Volunteer Support and Advocacy Specialist with the SafeChoice Domestic Violence Program at the YWCA Clark County. While earning a Social Work degree from Concordia University Olivia became connected with SafeChoice through her internship, and continued to volunteer after graduation. Her experience as a previous volunteer with SafeChoice informs her current work recruiting and supporting program volunteers and interns. Olivia also oversees the domestic violence support groups at the YWCA Clark County, and works with community partners to bring resources and information to survivors through domestic violence workshops.
This showing is in partnership with the YWCA Clark County. Share thoughts and questions during our moderated post film community discussion. Free, donations appreciated.