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Engaging Marginalized Communities

Mon, Apr 4, 2022 · 3:30 PM · Central Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

Daya's Cultural Competency presentation touches base on how the South Asian diaspora faces domestic violence and sexual assault. In addition to touching base on SA/DV in the South Asian community, this presentation also touches base on how DV/SA can be seen in the South Asian LGBTQ+ community. This presentation helps college/university administrators recognize abuse in the South Asian community on campus.
In addition, this presentation assists campuses to improve their efforts to preventing violence, as well as, referring students and faculty to organizations such as Daya.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Executive Director - Daya Houston
Rachna Khare takes a thoughtful and intersectional approach to address and prevent violence in our community. She is a Founding Member of South Asian Youth of Houston Unite (SAYHU) and serves on committees for the Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative (HILSC) and the Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (HCDVCC). On the state level, Rachna serves on the Board for the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) and is a member of the Thought Leaders Cohort for the Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV). Nationally, she is a Founding Member of the South Asian Survivors & Organizations in Alliance & Rising (SOAR). Prior to starting her work at Daya in 2016, Rachna held leadership positions at Rice University, Mount Sinai Medical School, and MD Anderson Cancer Center. A native Houstonian and graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Rachna believes in the power of compassion, collaboration, and innovation to build equity and cultivate pathways to healing and justice.
Webinar hosting presenter
Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator - Daya Houston
Pam Otal joined the team in 2021 to manage Daya’s social media presence, recruit and lead volunteers, and coordinate community outreach efforts. She is a native Houstonian and first-generation Punjabi American with a passion for gender justice. Pam has 3 years of nonprofit work experience including developing creative virtual volunteer opportunities. Pam is driven by her desire to help underserved communities and her commitment to ensure Daya is inclusive and accessible for Houston’s diverse South Asian community.
Webinar hosting presenter
Director of Outreach & Education - Daya Houston
Tishya Bedi joined the team in 2021 as the Director of Outreach and Education. Tishya leads Daya’s community engagement efforts to build awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault. With a background in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Houston, Tishya is extremely passionate about reaching silent victims within the South Asian Diaspora while also honoring their intersectionality. Being an immigrant herself, Tishya understands the intricacies of South Asian culture and uses her own experiences and learnings to help reach as many community members as possible. Tishya also serves as the Volunteer chair for the Houston Area Women’s Center Young Leaders Board, encouraging local young professionals to join the anti-violence movement.
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Jana's Campaign webinar platform hosts Engaging Marginalized Communities
We believe colleges and universities can and should do more to prevent gender-based violence. We work to provide higher education institutions with training opportunities and resources to improve their prevention and response efforts to sexual violence, partner violence, and stalking on campus.
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