The Illinois Valley Safe House Alliance will be offering a free training: “Understanding Oppression” on Thursday February 6th from noon to 3pm.  We will examine how oppression operates in and influences our own lives and the lives of the people we work with. This training will make use of exercises and discussion to explore the relationship between oppression, power, control, and violence.  We will also examine how dominant cultural assumptions affect survivors and how increased awareness improves services delivery.

Attendees will receive a certificate of completion (and tremendous thanks from us here at the Alliance).  If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Marcy at 541-592-5332 so we know how many people to expect. Light snacks will be served and you are welcome to bring a sack lunch.


If you missed this training, stay tuned; we will offer it again soon. We are also offering a training which includes Batterers as Parents and Alcohol, Drugs and Domestic Violence on March 31, 2014.