Proposals are due APRIL 30!

In the spirit of “Bravery”, we encourage you to consider submitting a workshop proposal or encourage someone else to share their talents with advocates across the state. Workshops will be 75 minutes.

When you submit your workshop proposal, we encourage you to keep the theme of “bravery” in mind.
We are looking for a creative, diverse set of workshops and presentations. We encourage you to think outside the box to share your expertise with your colleagues that inspires openness, willingness, boldness and wholeness. Topics can include but are not limited to:
  • Self-care/wellness
  • Trauma-informed advocacy
  • Organizational wellness
  • Prevention
  • Racial justice
  • Resilience
  • Under-served/marginalized survivors (including LGBTQ, youth, incarcerated survivors, immigrants, rural areas, and more)
  • Innovative service models
  • Technology – safety & positive uses of
  • Sheltering pets
  • Campus advocacy
  • Legal advocacy
  • Health
  • Art therapy
  • Community organizing
 We can offer a $100 stipend per workshop, or a $100 discount on the registration fee for the retreat. You will be asked to select your preference when you submit your workshop proposal. Proposals must be submitted no later than April 30, 2017. You will be notified of acceptance by May 11, 2017.

Submit your proposal ideas here:


And remember to mark your calendars for June 7-9, 2017 at Radford University!