The vision of AWAO is racial equity, safety and justice for survivors, those who work to support survivors, and ultimately for all people. Allyship means listening to, believing, partnering with, and upholding the voices and experiences of marginalized communities.
Purpose of AWAO:
- Provide process space and accountability for White anti-racism work within DV/SA movement in Oregon.
- Support and promote leadership and representation of women and all people of color within our field and more broadly across the state.
- Support programs in addressing racial equity issues.
- Support racial equity practices within programs and movement in Oregon.
For information on meeting dates and membership guidelines, contact Choya Adkison-Stevens, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator, at (503) 230-1951 x311