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Free! Empowerment-Based Personal Safety and Self-Defense Workshop

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM) (PDT)


Trauma-Informed, Empowerment-Based Personal Safety and Self-Defense Workshop with Rose City Self Defense. 

More info and register here.

This workshop is free to attend and open to all members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies. Pre-registration is required. (No drop-ins, please.) 

First 90 minutes: Personal Safety Workshop designed to introduce adults to a variety of self-protective options in a short, non-physical, discussion format. The basic workshop covers: prevention strategies recognizing when one is being targeted for an attack the pros and cons of various options for ending an attack Discussion is designed to help people identify their risks and evaluate their strengths, and to explore their options for dealing with the threat of violence. 

Last 30 minutes: Optional workshop on physical escapes and strikes. Rose City Self-Defense empowers girls, women and the LGBTQ+ community, with a focus on engaging communities of color, people with disabilities, folks with unstable housing, as well as safety for sex workers. We welcome all cis and trans women as well as non-binary people who are comfortable in a space that centers the experiences of women and women+ of all abilities. This class is open to ages 13 and above. Young women under 16 need to be accompanied by a participating adult.

More info and registration here.


Q Center
4115 N Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97217 United States
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Oregon Pride in Business (ORPIB)
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Tuesday, June 11, 2024 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM) (PDT)
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