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Jeremy NeVilles-Sorell

Jeremy NeVilles-Sorell has worked in the field of domestic violence since 1994 on issues affecting children who have experienced domestic violence, supervised visitation, batterer’s intervention, and providing training and education. He worked a program coordinator at the Duluth Family Visitation Center serving families with a history of domestic violence also as the Children’s Program Coordinator at Women’s Transitional Housing Coalition in Duluth, Minnesota, providing activities and groups for children who have witnessed violence. He started working with Mending the Sacred Hoop Technical Assistance Project in 1998, a national program to assist American Indian Tribes and Alaskan Native Villages to develop responses to violence against Indian women. With MSH he held various titles from team leader, program coordinator, co-director, and Training and Resources Director. In 2015 he began working with Wica Agli and in March of 2019 assumed the position of Director of the National Native Coalition of Men’s Programs. 

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       Time

                                Day 2 - August 17

11:00am - 12:30pm

Men’s Panel: Title TBA

 

Panelists: Jeremy NeVilles-Sorell & Lenny Hayes         

1:00 - 3:00pm

"Strengthening Offender Accountability and Intervention in Tribal Communities" 

 

Speaker: Jeremy NeVilles-Sorell

 

Wica Agli means “To Return a Man” and our mission is to reclaim traditional understandings of manhood, tied with responsibility, protection, and respect, and share them with men and boys everywhere for a safe and comfortable environment. This presentation will discuss the nature of program for men who batter in a multidisciplinary response, policy development, and community awareness to strengthen intervention efforts to hold offenders accountable while acknowledging the trauma many men have faced historically and personally. As we build the movement of engaging men and youth, we are also building our tools to increase our outreach, awareness, education, and capacity to further bring about understanding on historical trauma, childhood sexual abuse, and societal messages that contribute to men perpetrating domestic violence and sexual assault.