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2020

October 27 – Guest Lecturer, “Human Trafficking and Working with Survivors of Complex Trauma.” UNC School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC.

September 22/23 – Panelist, “Human Trafficking Primary Prevention.” Private nonprofit conference.

August 18/20 – Webinar co-presenter, “Overview of Sexual Violence Prevention Curricula.” Private nonprofit.

August – Workshop co-presenter, “Full-body Noticing: Navigating Sexuality with a Trauma History.” Woodhull Sexual Freedom Virtual Summit.

July 22/23 – Webinar presenter, “Trauma-Informed Prevention Education.” Private nonprofit.

July 17 – Presenter, “How Nonprofits Can Partner With Grassroots Mutual Aid Project to Care for Their Communities.” Private nonprofit.

July 11 – Guest Speaker, “Intimate Partner Violence in Polyamorous Relationships,” Human Sexuality course at Widener University.

July 8 – Online workshop presenter, “COVID-19 School Series: Trauma-Informed Child Sexual Abuse Prevention and Response for School Staff.” Government agency.

July 1 – Webinar presenter, “Sexual Violence Prevention 101.” Private nonprofit.

June 30 – Webinar co-presenter, “Upstream, Same River: Rethinking the Bones of Our Systems.” Private nonprofit.

June 23/July 7 – Webinar co-presenter, “Safety and Services for Incarcerated At-Risk Populations.” Private nonprofit.

June 17-21 – Workshop facilitator, “BYstander to UPstander for Tweens/Teens” and “Bystander Intervention (16+).” Workshop co-facilitator, “Consent and Boundaries” and “How to Talk to Kids About Consent.” PlayThink Movement and Arts Festival, Harrodsburg, KY. Festival shifting to virtual format due to COVID-19; workshop topics may change.

June 9 – Webinar presenter, “Sexual Violence Prevention 101.” Private Nonprofit.

May 14 – Online workshop presenter, “LGBTQ+ 201: Supporting LGBTQ+ Survivors.” Private nonprofit.

May 13 – Webinar presenter, “LGBTQ+ 201: Supporting LGBTQ+ Survivors.” Private nonprofit.

May 4 – Webinar presenter, “LGBTQ+ 101: Language and Frameworks.” Private nonprofit.

April 30 – Online workshop presenter, “LGBTQ+ 101: Language and Frameworks.” Private nonprofit.

April 12 – Online workshop presenter, “Community Accountability for Consent Violations.” Independent workshop.

April 1 – Webinar presenter, “Trauma-Informed Prevention Education.” Private nonprofit.

March 19 – Panelist, “Housing Solutions for LGBTQ+ Survivors.” Freedom Network USA Human Trafficking Conference, Miami, FL. Presented at their virtual conference due to COVID-19.

March 10 – Webinar presenter, “Upstream, Same River? Rethinking the Bones of Our Systems.” Private nonprofit.

February 22 – Co-presenter with Ames Simmons (Policy Director, EqualityNC), “Criminalization of Survival.” Triangle Queer Conference, Durham, NC.

February 17 – Guest Speaker, “God, The Body, and Sexuality,” Queer Theology course at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

February 12-13 – Trainer, “Reframing Human Trafficking Prevention.” Private nonprofit, Whiteville, NC.

January 23 – Panelist. NC Public Health Leaders Conference, Raleigh, NC.

January 22 – Webinar presenter, “Trauma-Informed Prevention Education.” Private nonprofit.

2019

December 14 – Host, Queer Ecstatic Dance at the Flowjo, Carrboro, NC.

November 16 – Producer and Host, Outfluenced: An Evening of Queer Storytelling. PIT Chapel Hill, NC.

November 9 – Host, Queer Ecstatic Dance at the Flowjo, Carrboro, NC.

November 3-6 – Co-presenter, “Human Trafficking in the Historical Context of U.S. Slavery.” SAFE Coalition for Human Rights Conference, Chicago, IL.

October 30 – Co-Trainer, “Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Prevention and Response.” Full-day statewide school personnel training through SHIFT-NC, Raleigh, NC.

October 29 – Webinar presenter, “Human Trafficking Direct Services.” Private nonprofit.

October 28 – Guest Lecturer, “Human Trafficking and Working with Survivors of Complex Trauma.” UNC School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC.

October 24 – Producer and Host, Outfluenced: An Evening of Queer Storytelling. PIT Chapel Hill, NC.

October 11-14 – Workshop facilitator, “Consent and Boundaries” and “Community Accountability for Consent Violations.” Flashepoint Flow Arts Festival, Stuart, VA.

October 3 – Guest panelist, “Behind Closed Doors Yet In Plain Sight: Human Trafficking In North Carolina” on The State of Things on WUNC Radio.

September 26 – Producer, Host, and Storyteller – Outfluenced: An Evening of Queer Storytelling. PIT Chapel Hill, NC.

September 21 – Presenter, “Direct Services to LGBTQ+ Survivors of Human Trafficking.” Private training, Western NC.

September 19-20 – Presenter, “Meeting People Where They Are: Harm Reduction in Sex Trafficking Outreach and Direct Services.” International Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference, Toledo, OH.

September 17 – Guest lecturer, “Human Trafficking and Listening to Impacted Communities.” UNC School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC.

September 13 – Guest lecturer, “Human Trafficking and Listening to Impacted Communities.” UNC School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC.

August 22 – Producer, Outfluenced: An Evening of Queer Storytelling. PIT Chapel Hill, NC.

August 16 – Storyteller, Smut Slam DC at the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit, Alexandria, VA.

July 31 – Trainer, “Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Prevention and Response.” Full-day statewide school personnel training through SHIFT-NC, Raleigh, NC.

July 25 – Producer and Host, Outfluenced: An Evening of Queer Storytelling. PIT Chapel Hill, NC.

July 17 – Speaker, “Impacts of FOSTA/SESTA.” Women’s Initiative, LGBT Center of Raleigh, Raleigh, NC.

June 29 – Producer and Host, Outfluenced: An Evening of Queer Storytelling. PIT Chapel Hill, NC.

June 12-16 – Workshop facilitator, “Consent for Kids,” “Consent for Tweens and Teens,” and “Community Accountability in the Age of #MeToo.” Workshop co-facilitator, “Consent and Boundaries in a #MeToo World.” PlayThink Movement and Arts Festival, Harrodsburg, KY.

June 9 – Workshop facilitator, “Community Accountability for Consent Violations” in collaboration with The Flowjo, Carrboro, NC. 3:00 – 6:00 pm.

June 7 – Presenter, “Working with Survivors of Trauma in a Non-Clinical Setting” at Intersections: A Community Conversation on Youth Homelessness training by the LGBTQ Center of Durham Host Home Program, Durham, NC.

June 6 – Storyteller, “Sex Ed Storytelling: An Evening of True Tales from Folks in the Field” fundraiser for SHIFT NC, The Pinhook, Durham, NC.

May 25 – Workshop facilitator, “Community Accountability for Consent Violations” in collaboration with Living Arts Collective, Durham, NC. 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

May 23 – Producer and Host, Outfluenced: An Evening of Queer Storytelling. PIT Chapel Hill, NC.

May 17 – Presenter, “Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: Holistic Prevention and Response” at SHIFT NC’s Annual Conference Diving Below the Surface: Exploring the Depths of Adolescent Sexual Health, Greensboro, NC.

May 14 – Co-presenter, “Human Trafficking in the Historical Context of US. Slavery” at NCCASA’s Bi-annual Conference Movement and Momentum, Chapel Hill, NC.

May 8 – Dialogue co-facilitator for a learning circle about gender and sexual minority inclusivity in the movement community at The Flowjo, Carrboro, NC. 6:30 -8:00 pm.

April 25 – Producer, Host, and Storyteller, Outfluenced: An Evening of Queer Storytelling. PIT Chapel Hill, NC.

April 25 – Presenter, “Human Trafficking 101,” Morehead City, NC.

April 24 – Trainer, “Direct Service Fundamentals to Survivors of Human Trafficking,” Swan Quarter, NC.

March 28 – Producer, Host, and Storyteller, Outfluenced: An Evening of Queer Storytelling. PIT Chapel Hill, NC.

March 27 – Guest Speaker, “God, The Body, and Sexuality,” Queer Theology course at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

March 27 – Guest Speaker, “Human Trafficking,” Media and Journalism course at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

March 12 – Webinar presenter, “Developing a Support Group Program for Survivors of Sexual Assault.” Private nonprofit, NC.

March 11 – Guest Speaker, “A Feminist Perspective on Human Trafficking,” Gender and Sex Roles Sociology course at Berea College, Berea, KY.

March 6 – Dialogue co-facilitator for a learning circle about gender and sexual minority inclusivity in the movement community at The Flowjo, Carrboro, NC. 6:30 -8:00 pm.

March 2 – Workshop co-facilitator, “Consent and Boundaries: an interactive workshop for the local movement community” in collaboration with Living Arts Collective, Durham, NC. 11:00 am-2:00 pm. Co-facilitated with Bonnie MacDougall.

February 21 – Presenter, “Direct Service Fundamentals to Survivors of Human Trafficking,” NCHTC Symposium, Charlotte, NC.

February 9 – Workshop co-facilitator, “Consent and Boundaries: an interactive workshop for the local movement community” in collaboration with The Flowjo, Carrboro, NC. 1:00-4:00 pm. Co-facilitated with Bonnie MacDougall.

February 2 – Trainer, private nonprofit advocate training, Chapel Hill, NC.

January 26 – Workshop facilitator, “Consent and Boundaries: an interactive workshop by and for LGBTQ friends” in collaboration with the LGBTQ Center of Carrboro, NC. 1:00-4:00 pm. A fundraiser to fund space rental for a by-and-for-trans ongoing yoga series.

January 23 – Speaker, “LGBTQ Activism: Past, Present, Future” for local school’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance.

January 20 – Workshop facilitator, “Trauma and Resiliency: Working with Marginalized Populations” for private civil service training, Carrboro, NC.

January 8 – Guest Speaker, private event, Winston Salem, NC.

2018

December 13 – Storyteller, “Sex Ed Storytelling – An Entertaining Fundraiser” fundraiser for SHIFT NC, Motorco, Durham, NC. Tickets $10.

November 15 – Panelist, “Human Trafficking Professionals in Conversation,” and presenter, “Moving into the Margins with Minor Sex Trafficking,” North Carolina Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit, Greensboro, NC. (November 14-15)

October 19 – Presenter, “Centering the Margins: Moving Beyond ‘Perfect Victim’ Expectations in Minor Sex Trafficking Prevention and Response,” Carolina Conference on Queer Youth, Charlotte, NC.

October 10 – Speaker, “Sex, Grace, and Social Justice: How Immanent Theologies Make Bodies Matter,” Nerd Nite Chapel Hill.

June 15 (Friday) – Co-Presenter, “Consent and Boundaries in a #MeToo World.” PlayThink Movement and Arts Festival, Berea, Kentucky. (June 13-17)

April 17 – Guest Speaker, “God, The Body, and Sexuality” Queer Theology course at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.