Free Training: What Advocates Need to Know
About Representing Immigrant Survivors of Violence

Seattle Central Library

 
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project is hosting a two-part FREE training for advocates working with immigrant survivors of violence. Both sessions are free to attend, and will be held at Seattle’s Central Library. While we encourage you to register for both Part I and Part II below, you may also register for only Part I or Part II if you would prefer.

Regarding accessibility of the event
– You can request ASL interpretation by emailing rebecca@nwirp.org.
– The library has assistive listening devices as well, let rebecca@nwirp.org know if you need one, or ask the library staff at the event.
– A gender neutral restroom is available on the 3rd floor of the library, and a family restroom which can be used as a single-occupant restroom is located on the 1st floor in the children’s department. The library’s multi stall, binary gender restrooms may also be used freely.
– The classroom is accessible to wheelchairs, as is the building, and the bathrooms.
– If you have other accessibility needs or concerns, please email rebecca@nwirp.org, or call Rebecca at 206-957-8641.
 

What Advocates Need to Know About Working with Immigrant Survivors of Violence – Part One
Seattle’s Central Library – Level 4 Room 1 (Washington Mutual Room)
1000 4th Aveune | Seattle, WA 98104
Wednesday, October 3rd | 9am – noon
 
In Part I, experienced NWIRP legal staff will provide training on:

– A brief overview of the U.S. Immigration System
– Specific forms of relief available to immigrant survivors of violence
– Enhanced safety planning
– The latest updates that community members need

 

What Advocates Need to Know About Working with Immigrant Survivors of Violence – Part Two
Seattle’s Central Library – Level 4 Room 1 (Washington Mutual Room)
1000 4th Aveune | Seattle, WA 98104
Tuesday, December 4th | 9am – noon
 
In Part II, experienced NWIRP legal staff will provide training on:

– Writing declarations for VAWA Self-Petitions, U visas, and T visas
– Writing Advocate Letters of Support
– How VAWA, U visa, and T visa applications are put together