2019 Vision for Change

A Survivor-Led Conference to End Gender-Based Violence

231 W 246th St. Bronx, NY
Use the entrance on Post Road and 246th St. Conference will take place in Fisher Hall.
10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Free of Charge – Breakfast & lunch provided


Please register by October 23, 2019

Please Read: This conference is intended for survivor leaders, advocates, and allies who work in a service provision capacity including direct services, outreach, education or training, and public speaking. Conference topics will touch on issues that may be triggering. For this reason, the Vision for Change Conference may not be appropriate for individuals currently seeking emotional support and services for ongoing trauma or for children under the age of 18.

For any questions regarding the event, please contact Amy Abramson, Director of Individual Giving & Special Events (212-349-6009 x494) or Chanel LeMond, Manager of Special Events (x366).


We believe in a world in which freedom from gender-based violence is a basic human right.

Join survivor leaders, advocates, and allies for Sanctuary for Families’ 2nd survivor-led conference exploring forms of abuse and emerging trends and challenges in the movement to end gender-based violence.

All workshops will be facilitated by at least one survivor leader.

Conference Schedule 

10:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
11:00 AM Welcome & Keynote
12:00 PM Workshop 1
1:30 PM Lunch
2:30 PM Workshop 2
4:00 PM Closing Remarks & Networking Reception

View our 2019 workshops

This conference has been approved for 3 hours of Continuing Education for Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSWs) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs) in New York State.