Raliance Policy Two Day Think Tank

Survivors and/or Advocates from across the US gathered for the Raliance Policy Two Day Think Tank at The Dupont Circle in Washington, DC.

We listened, shared, learned, engaged, debates, and envisioned what a society founded on inhumane forms of violence could look like without violence. 


Sister/sibling survivor-comrades and Just Beginnings Collaborative fellows/grantees inaugural cohort members Luz Marquez-Benbow, Kimber Nicoletti-Martinez, Me, and Amita Swadhin participated in the Think Tank. Luz was a member of the organizing committee.








Sister-Survivor-Author Lori Robinson and I go back to the 1990s when we were working on our Black #rapeSurvivor centered projects: her book - I Will Survive: The African American Guide to Healing from Sexual Assault and Abuse) and my film NO! The Rape Documentary.  It is sobering that despite so many inroads made in the Anti Violence movement, we still have a very long road ahead of us.