Outreach & Community Education

HTWCEA Outreach

Education

To increase understanding of the dynamics, intersecting issues, resources for, and systems impacting violence against Native women and girls, including Domestic Violence, Teen Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking. Education done through presentations, printed/digital educational materials,

 

Awareness & Outreach

To raise awareness of issues of violence against women - with a focus on Native women and girls, including Domestic Violence, Teen Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking - with the community members and programs, partner organizations, youth, and more. Awareness and outreach is done through presentations, conferences, informational booths, and

Past Projects

Engaging Men Roundtable Discussions

A series of roundtable discussions held with Hopi/Tewa men to discuss topics of increasing male presence in the movement to end violence against women; identify male allies; and, increasing messaging to male community members.

 

Native STAND

A series of presentations given to raise awareness of healthy relationships to junior high and high school youth at Hopi Jr./Sr. High School.

 

Project KYAPTSI

Representing “Knowledge for Youth and Adults to Promote Traditional values and Self Improvement”. Project KYAPTSI were a series of presentations given to raise awareness of healthy relationships, violence of Native women and girls, and prevention using Hopi and Tewa cultural values.

Current goals & initiatives

KYAPTSI presentations

 

Under a grant from the NoVo foundation, KYAPTSI presentations are held to promote Hopi cultural values from community members and knowledge holders.

HTWCEA Membership Program

  • To unite as a forum of individuals interested in ending violence against Native women and creating an overall safer, healthier Hopi & Tewa community. Members have access to HTWCEA resources, training, and unique opportunities for education and engagement.

  • Every third Thursday of the month is a meeting

  • Book Group Discussions

 

Women’s Wellness Retreat

The Women’s Wellness Retreat is an annual forum for Hopi and Tewa women to explore, inspire, network, grow, and unite to gain awareness and prevent violence against Native women while promoting safe and healthy communities using cultural knowledge.