What Would You Do?: Intervening in Hate Violence

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | 12:25 PM – 1:50 PM 110 West 3rd Street

The Office of Student Affairs, OUTLaw, and the NYU LGBTQ Student Center invite you to participate in an interactive workshop that explores strategies for how to effectively respond and intervene when you witness or experience a hate crime.

Workshop Facilitator – Ejeris Dixon

Ejeris Dixon is an organizer and advocate with 15 years of experience working in racial justice, LGBTQ, anti-violence, and economic justice movements.  She is the former Deputy Director, in charge of the Community Organizing and Public Advocacy Department at the New York City Anti-Violence Project, as well as the founding staff member of the Safe OUTside the System Collective at the Audre Lorde Project.  She has been featured in multiple media outlets including the Huffington Post, SPIN Magazine, CNN, the New Civil Rights Movement, New York Post, and Citylimits.  In 2012 the White House recognized Ejeris as both an Emerging LGBT leader and selected her as a featured panelist on violence against Black LGBT communities.  Ejeris received a Bachelor’s degree in African American Studies at Yale University and a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Nonprofit Management at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service

Registration is REQUIRED, as space is limited.

Email law.studentaffairs@nyu.edu to sign up or for more information.

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