Friends of Yates, Inc. offers many resources to assist the community in raising  awareness about issues related to Domestic Violence. Our Community Outreach Educator has training modules for community groups, corporations, churches, schools, and other agencies looking for resources, presentations and/or support related to domestic violence. Please contact our Community Outreach Educator by email at sgipson@friendsofyates.org and include the date, time and topic you would like for our Outreach Educator to cover. You can also contact our Community Outreach Educator at 913-321-1566 with any questions on topics and how to book a speaker.
Walking the Walk
Walking the Walk  is an experience that focuses on the issues and emotions that survivors of sexual violence face everyday. This simulation focuses on the different responses from family, friends and community members, and aims to help participants understand the complexity of sexual violence.

For more information or to schedule a ‘Walking the Walk’ presentation, contact the Community Outreach Educator at 913-321-1566 or email at sgipson@friendsofyates.org

In Her Shoes: Living with Domestic Violence
In Her Shoes is a interactive simulation that aims to help participants understand the complexities and barriers women in abusive relationships face. It allows participants to empathize with women as they are required to move, think and experience as the characters in each scenario. In Her Shoes shows that Domestic Violence is not just a private problem but a community issue that we all should actively be invested in preventing and providing support to survivors.

For more information or to schedule an ‘In Her Shoes’ presentation, contact the Community Outreach Educator at 913-321-1566 or email at sgipson@friendsofyates.org

 

Through My Eyes
Through My Eyes  is an experience that focuses on the issues and emotions that survivors of sexual violence face everyday. This simulation focuses on the different responses from family, friends and community members, and aims to help participants understand the complexity of sexual violence.

For more information or to schedule a ‘Through My Eyes’ presentation, contact the Community Outreach Educator at 913-321-1566 or email at sgipson@friendsofyates.org

Community Topics
Listed below are some of the topics that our Community Outreach Educator can cover at your event.

  • What is domestic violence?
  • Friends of Yates Services
  • How the Faith community can help?
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Teen Dating Violence
  • Domestic Violence at the workplace

For more information or to schedule a presentation, contact the Community Outreach Educator at 913-321-1566 or email at sgipson@friendsofyates.org