In addition, we will stage a joint conference on September 10, 2011 entitled Open Doors, Open Minds. Councilmember Todd Gloria will open the conference. The goal of the conference is to bring community service providers together to discuss and learn the challenges of women and families as they assimilate into a new community.
March 31, 2012: Strategies for Safe Schools and Anti-Bullying
On a Saturday morning at the San Diego Workforce Partnership, 50 people gathered to hear from five panelists from diverse arenas in San Diego about issues and policies for safe schools. VOW and the United Women of East Africa Support Team (UWEAST) collaborated to stage the event. Table discussions followed, where many positive ideas for solutions were offered.
A follow-up workshop is designated for June 2012, where the issues will be fleshed out in more depth