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Understanding Oppression

  • YWCA of Greater Portland 4610 Southeast Belmont Street Portland, OR, 97215 United States (map)

This workshop provides a theoretical and practical understanding of oppressions and their basis in power and control. We will capitalize on participant knowledge to establish a working understanding of oppression and draw on participant interests and roles to equip participants to work more effectively for social justice.
-Differentiate between interpersonal and institutional expressions of oppression
-Understand how impacts of oppression present barriers for DV/IPV/SA survivors and the relevance of intersectionality
-Practice skills to interrupt harmful words/behaviors