Raise Your Voice awarded grant

PRESS RELEASE:-Castries, Saint Lucia – Wednesday, August 2, 2017: Raise Your Voice Saint Lucia Inc.

The United Kingdom High Commission has awarded a grant to Raise Your Voice Saint Lucia Inc. to conduct a review and training program to benefit front line social service agencies workers who deal with women and children who are victim’s gender based violence.

On January 17th & 18th, 2017, a two day consultation was held to discuss, document and review the processes and procedures used when dealing with victims of gender based violence. The information gathered was compiled in a booklet and reviewed at a consultation on June 19th, 2017.

On August 7th & 8th, 2017, at the conference room of the New Financial Centre, Point Seraphine, Castries from 8:30 am, a training session will be hosted for front line social services agencies employees and volunteers of CSO’s and NGO’s in an effort to provide improved services to victims of gender based violence.

The facilitator for the project is Professor Lori K. Sudderth, Ph.D. Professor of Criminal Justice, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT USA.