Empower Yourself

Get Empowered! A Self-Defense Happy Hour

Date: 09/09/20
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: The DC Center

Do you know what you’d do if someone rubbed up against you on the Metro? How about if a co-worker kept asking personal questions, or if harassers yelled at you on the street? They cover these and other situations in Get Empowered! A Verbal and Physical Self-Defense Happy Hour.

This class is open to all genders!

Register here: http://defendyourself.org/find-a-class/

 

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Empower Yourself

Empowerment and Self-Defense for Black People

Date: 09/09/20
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: The DC Center

Empowerment and Self-Defense for Black People

Black Americans are under attack. Join us to learn basic verbal and physical skills to help keep yourself safe.

We’ll cover:

  • The 5 basic elements of boundary-setting
  • How to bring the temperature down when someone is escalated
  • 2 simple physical strikes for the worst-case situation
  • and more!

NOTE: This workshop is for Black and African-American people. If you aren’t Black or African-American but you want to help stop racism, please join us for our Active Bystander training, or one of the other Empowerment Self-Defense workshops for people of color.

Who: Open to women, trans men, and nonbinary/gender nonconforming people, age 16 and up, who identify as Black or African-American. Maximum enrollment is 35.

How: Fee is $10, $20, or $30. Contact us if you can’t afford $10 or if you can give more than $30.

Please let us know when you register what accommodations you may need (such as ASL or Spanish interpretation) or email us.

By registering, you agree to hold confidential other peoples’ experiences and stories shared in the session. For safety reasons, no recording is allowed, and the session will be closed to entry 10 minutes after it starts.

Class Date

Wednesday, September 9
7:00-8:30 pm
$10 minimum fee

Register here: http://defendyourself.org/find-a-class/

 

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