Project Speak Up Speak Out is recruiting volunteers to educate the City College and Harlem community on domestic violence. We are currently looking for City College students who have public speaking skills and have some prior experience in teaching or tutoring. Volunteers will be asked to attend a 12-hour training in the month of January and then will work as teachers to spread awareness about domestic violence. Students who have prior experience in social justice or violence against women are highly encouraged to apply.
At Speak Up Speak Out, our mission is to empower individuals and break the silence that exists behind domestic violence and sexual assault. It is our firm belief that domestic violence that goes unseen and unheard also goes unresolved. We believe domestic violence is a public health issue and should be resolved through education and increased awareness. We are a peer education organization and we will hold workshops and training sessions to open an on-campus dialogue about violence prevention.
If you are interested in volunteering with Project Speak Up Speak Out, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or find Isabel Jenkins and Nichole Acevedo on campus.