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Transformative Justice Responses to Gender Based Violence

Nastassja Schmiedt and Lea Roth of Spring Up will facilitate a daylong training on responding to gender based violence and building the foundations of consent culture with transformative justice. This is a practical skills-building training that walks through a step-by-step guide to designing and implementing transformative justice practices.

Friday, April 20, 2018
9:30AM to 5:00PM
Columbia School of Social Work
1255 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027

Nastassja (Stas) Schmiedt and Lea Roth are intersectional community organizers, storytellers, and healers based in Miami, FL. They are the co-founders of Spring Up, a social enterprise cultivating a culture of consent and liberty for all. The two have been part of the national conversation on solutions to rape culture since their student activist days at Dartmouth College, where they filed a federal complaint against the institution alleging an underreporting of sexual assault and hate crimes on campus in 2013.

Stas & Lea have consistently advocated for non-carceral cultural solutions to rape culture, raising awareness of the dangers of mandatory reporting and minimum sentencing and explaining why many survivors do not turn to the legal or medical system for help. They have been doing restorative justice work with survivors of sexual / domestic violence, couples addressing intimate partner violence, as well as facilitating trainings on consent, gender, and power with justice-involved youth. The two are both trained circle keepers and reiki practitioners. 

The cost to register is $75 per person, with limited scholarships available.

For more information and/or to register, CLICK HERE.

Earlier Event: April 20
4th Annual Paving The Way Conference
Later Event: April 24
Peacemaking Circle Training