Más Seguro y Más Fuerte: Safer and Stronger

In 2016, the YWCA Knoxville received a discretionary VOCA (Victims of Crime Act) grant from the State of Tennessee, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, to implement Más Seguro y Más Fuerte: Safer and Stronger. This project will bring evidence-based best practices about working with Hispanic victims of domestic violence to victim services providers across the state of Tennessee.

Beginning in the summer of 2017, YWCA staff will provide in-person trainings in Knoxville, Nashville, and Memphis, specifically designed to help frontline victim services providers more effectively meet the needs of Hispanic victims. Follow up webinars and access to individualized technical assistance will be provided in addition to in-person trainings, creating a continuum of access to best practices throughout the cycle of the grant.

If you have questions or comments about Más Seguro y Más Fuerte: Safer and Stronger, please contact Hannah Brinson at hbrinson@ywcaknox.com or (865) 523-6126.

If you are a victim services provider in Tennessee, please take a few minutes to complete our needs assessment survey so this project can effectively meet your training and technical assistance needs.


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