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Wednesday, April 27 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Plenary Session: Telling Our Own Story

Telling Our Own Story: Power of Storytelling for Prevention and Culture Change

Writing and sharing our true personal stories have the power to build empathy, bring our communities together, create ongoing culture change, and strengthen prevention efforts. Using storytelling, we can transform the ways we engage our diverse communities across all generations in ending gender violence and other forms of oppression experienced by marginalized groups. In this interactive keynote presentation, an independent gender and social justice consultant and trained storyteller Dr. Meghna Bhat will shed light on why and how storytelling can be used as a creative and culturally relevant tool, the process, and its benefits to us and our communities. Using examples, she will offer practical advice on how to think about their own journeys and feel empowered to write their stories as agents of culture change, while learning to be active and compassionate listeners. She will also provide resources for facilitating and implementing written, oral (spoken) and digital storytelling activities in your own circles and communities.

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Topic: WCSAP Plenary Session: Meghna Bhat
Start Time: Apr 27, 2022 02:32 PM

Meeting Recording:
https://wcsap.zoom.us/rec/share/xDeDa26dX_8734ncgmH3dpdChlLipUBuhrLc6p_d60IvgrTbwmRBU60jx_68KVdh.kP6VN3cjNxzVdpUy

Access Passcode: *K=xP2!0Topic: WCSAP Plenary Session: Meghna Bhat
Start Time: Apr 27, 2022 02:32 PM



Speakers
avatar for Meghna Bhat, PhD

Meghna Bhat, PhD

Independent Gender and Social Justice Consultant, Independent
Thursday, June 1610:00 am – 11:15 am – Telling Our Own Story: Power of Storytelling for Survivor Healing and Culture ChangeMeghna Bhat, PhD (she/her) is a proud first-generation South Asian immigrant, feminist scholar, trained storyteller, and an independent gender and social... Read More →
avatar for Patricia Flores

Patricia Flores

Advocacy Coordinator, WCSAP
Patrícia is from Toppenish (Yakima Valley), the Yakama Reservation.  As the fifth child of six children born to an Immigrant (Mexico) parent and a Migrant parent, who were both farm workers and activists as they raised their family in Toppenish, Patrícia learned early on that each... Read More →



Wednesday April 27, 2022 3:00pm - 5:00pm PDT