Presented by Tonjie Reese, Founder of eleven24, inc.
During this session, participants will gain a deeper understanding of how social liberation and identity affirmation fit into sexual violence prevention work. This will be done by taking a critical look into the intersections of racial justce and sexual violence prevention. Topic areas will include intersectionality, gender socialization, adultification, and allyship.
Tonjie is a Detroit native, creative, preventionist, and founder of eleven24, a program dedicated to reimagining prevention through a lens of liberation and community. In her many years of youth-serving and gender-based violence work, she has held roles as a prevention program director, national community initiatives coordinator, and senior program officer. Tonjie holds a BS in Behavioral Science and a MA in Education, Leadership, and Change. Driven by the belief that everyone has a role in gender based violence prevention, her motto is “It’s up to us to define what our role will be!”