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Culture as a Protective Factor: Centering Black Voices, Leadership, and Community to Support Black Girls Impacted by Sex Trafficking

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Learn how organizations can begin combining cultural activities and values with evidence-based practices to promote better outcomes when serving Black girls. 

Through the elevation of culture in programs, youth are able to feel deep connections to themselves and their communities. Panelists will discuss—

  • fundamental principles and effective strategies for engaging mentors,
  • how to conduct specialized outreach, and
  • culturally-responsive approaches that center Black girls impacted by sex trafficking. 

Date Created: July 6, 2022