Project Update: I’m With You: Empowering Young AAPI Women to Stop Sexual Violence

“I’m With You” participants pose for a group photo during the first retreat.
Practicing morning Qigong in SCSU plaza.
Prepping for the picnic — and snacking in-between.
Rainy weather didn’t stop our hungry crew during the picnic. The sun came out shortly after!
July Vang of Planned Parenthood discusses domestic violence with the participants.
Girls analyze various advertisements during the “On Transforming a Rape Culture” workshop.
Bao Lee, front, and Alex Vang, behind, explain how to scream out phrases such as, “Go away!”
Ice-breakers help the girls get to know each other’s names and interests.
A large-group discussion on racial and gender stereotypes had girls thoughtful but quiet.
Small group discussions allowed the girls to talk animatedly about their thoughts on the teen retreat

Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminars (Alumni TIES) are regionally focused seminars for alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs.

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