Own Your Own Safety Empowerment Intensive for Women of color

Black women practicing empowerment self-defense techniques, smiling and engaging in verbal and physical exercises. This is an example of one of our Own Your Own Safety workshops.

Own Your Own Safety Empowerment Intensive for Women of color

We Are Worth Defending logo with green and blue lettering, alongside a silhouette of a confident Black woman ready for self-defense.

In Partnership With We Are Worth Defending

Together with We Are Worth Defending, we aim to uplift, empower, and fortify Black women against the challenges of the world. Because every Black woman deserves to walk in her power, unapologetically.

Unleash Your Inner Warrior!

For every Black woman who has ever felt vulnerable, unheard, or underestimated, this is your call to rise.

Join us for a weekend of empowerment, strength, and sisterhood. Dive deep into a transformative experience that will not only teach you to defend yourself but will also ignite the fire of self-worth and resilience within you.

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Why This Course?

  • Tailored for You: Specifically designed for Women of Color, with a special emphasis on Black women.
  • More Than Just Physical Defense: Learn verbal de-escalation tactics to handle confrontations with grace and assertiveness.
  • Empowerment Discussions: Engage in group discussions that address the unique challenges faced by Black women in today’s society.
  • Trauma-Informed Instructors: Our professional instructors understand the nuances of trauma and are here to guide you every step of the way.

Empowerment Course Highlights

  • Verbal Mastery: Equip yourself with strategies to address microaggressions, racial threats, and challenging conversations.
  • Physical Defense Spectrum: From basic maneuvers to advanced techniques, we’ve got you covered.
  • Role-Playing Scenarios: Practice real-life situations with our trained instructors to ensure you’re prepared for anything.
  • Community Building: Connect with like-minded women and build lasting bonds of sisterhood.

Date & Time

  • Friday, October 13, 2023: 5pm-9pm
  • Saturday, October 14, 2023: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday, October 15, 2023: 9am-5pm

Investment to Own Your Own Safety

While the value of this course is immeasurable, we believe in making it accessible to all. We operate on a sliding scale basis. Please see our information about our sliding scale policy here.

Please contact the office for additional payment arrangements.

Your Safety, Your Power

This isn’t just a class; it’s a movement. A movement to reclaim your space, your voice, and your power. Join us, and let’s make a lasting impact together.

Black women graduates of an empowerment self-defense program, posing with raised hands in a Stop Sign gesture, symbolizing setting boundaries.
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  • Date : 13 Oct 2023 - 15 Oct 2023
  • Time : 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm (America/New_York)
  • Reg. Deadline : 06 Oct 2023 5:00 pm
  • Venue : The Levee at LifeCare Alliance 670 Harmon Ave Columbus, OH 43223

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