The Violence Prevention Awareness Series raises community awareness and provides education and trainings on the City's violence prevention efforts, in partnership with CHOICE-funded organizations throughout the year. The Partnership also supports community and civic engagement events through sponsorship's and mini-grants to support the underserved areas of Santa Rosa.

Santa Rosa Violence Prevention Partnership’s Tipping the Scale: Deconstructing Race and Racism with Dr. Sharon Washington!

As part of the City of Santa Rosa’s annual Violence Prevention Awareness Series, this three-hour virtual seminar explored the historical and social context of institutional racism, unconscious bias & racial micro-aggressions, as well as the development of social awareness and mindfulness for participants.  The seminar recording can also be found on Facebook and Instagram: @santarosapartnership 

Dr. Washington utilized these documents during her presentation: 

Social Identity Profile - PDF 

Social Identity Profile- WORD

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