Safer Artistic Spaces was created by The Dandelion Initiative in response to the normalized patterns of sexism, harassment, and violence within creative arts spaces. Their unique and specific content blends survivor-centred education with industry-specific intervention skills, creating opportunities for meaningful individual and cultural change. They facilitate opportunities for learners to recognize, prevent, and respond to sexual harassment and gender-based violence through an online learning session of 3.5 hours with two breaks.

The workshop uses an intersectional feminist and trauma-informed approach, which fosters a learning environment for diverse folks to participate in meaningful ways. A practice workbook, feedback forms, and additional resources will be provided. Learners will have opportunities to uproot rape culture and develop critical skills to prevent and respond to gender-based violence and inequity.

Who should take this workshop?

We offer this training at no cost to anyone who self-identifies as working in a leadership position in the arts sector. We encourage folks in roles such as directors, department heads, choreographers, producers, presenters, production managers, music directors, band leaders, technical directors, stage managers, and more to register for this workshop.

Registration closes on October 13, 2022, at 2 pm (PT.)

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