PENDO'S POWER BOOK LAUNCH
OCTOBER 28, 2023 IN OAKLAND, CA
Join us for the launch of Pendo’s Power in Oakland, California! This is a family-friendly event to teach your children on important concepts including body autonomy, consent, and safe touch. Through an interactive learning experience, children will learn to harness the power of their voice! Join us for a book reading with the author, Lydia Matioli, Program Director of Freely in Hope Kenya.
SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 AT 7 PM PST
OCTOBER 11 – NOVEMBER 1
In partnership with HHREC, Freely in Hope is providing a Liberating Leadership Certificate to equip community-based organizational leaders. Learners will gain leadership skills, organizational development practices, and strengths-based approaches that will foster organizational safety, communal wellness, and leadership effectiveness.
FROM SILENCING TO UPLIFTING SURVIVORS
LAUNCHES OCTOBER 2, 2023
We are exclusively built for spiritually inclined social change makers who want to grow personally, professionally and be equipped with expertise and practical tools. In this course, you will build an organizational framework to help your community care for survivors, prevent sexual violence, and advocate for communal care.
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RECLAIM: SURVIVOR SUPPORT GROUP
NEW COHORT OPENS SOON
Reclaim is a support group for survivors of sexual assault to help them reclaim their voices, bodies, and hope. This will be a safe space for survivors to share practices that are supporting their healing journey after sexual violence. Sign up to get notifications about the next cohort.
JUNE 17, 2023
In conversation with Rowena Chiu, Jean Nangwala, and Irene Cho, we’ll be discussing a faith-based and survivor-led approach to addressing sexual abuse in faith communities. This resource helps faith leaders respond to sexual abuse. The event recording and additional resources are now available to download!
FOSTERING EMOTIONAL SAFETY
APRIL 27, 2023
According to a study conducted by Gallup, safety is one of the critical needs of community members. As leaders, the systems, cultures, and values that we create can either damage or promote a sense of safety. In this workshop with HHREC, learn the primary components of emotional safety and practical ways to transform your systems.
HONORING MOTHERS CONCERT
MAY 11, 2023 from 4-6 PM
Join artist Jean Nangwala in-store at Kendra Scott in Walnut Creek for a special concert honoring mothers. 20% of your purchase will support mothers and survivors of sexual violence across Kenya and Zambia.
Advocates Connect Conference
December 10, 2021
Freely in Hope’s first-ever Advocates Connect Conference was held on December 10, 2021, bringing together 76 professionals, practitioners and activists with a commitment to anti-sexual violence work. These advocates, working with 61 organizations joined the conference from 5 countries and 21 cities with one goal of learning and sharing best practices to end child sexual abuse.
Liberation is here book club
october 24, 2020
Join the Book Club for Liberation is Here! We’ll be joined by Freely in Hope staff and alumni to discuss the themes of the book, ways to incorporate learnings, and a discussion guide to utilize to start your own Book Club! We’ll also engage in meaningful conversations with new friends with Q&A time with staff and alumni from Kenya and Zambia.
Liberation is here launch party
september 26, 2020
Liberation Is Here is the story of Nikole Lim’s journey as an idealistic freelance filmmaker. Her career allowed her to step in and out of the lives of people who had experienced oppression around the world.
April 15, 2020
When our friends, family, and community members tell us that they are survivors of sexual violence, how can we respond? On this live webinar, you’ll meet Jean, Freely in Hope alumni from Zambia. We’ll be learning about what survivor allyship looks like—without victim-blaming, throwing pity parties, or turning a blind eye, how can systems support the voices and dreams of survivors in our world?
april 1, 2020
APRIL 22, 2020
On this live webinar, you’ll meet our counselors Lubi (Zambia) and Joan (Kenya)! We’ll be learning about best practices in mental health care for survivors, tools to sustain our leadership in crisis, and what we might learn from the sheer resilience of survivors.