A couple of weeks ago, I got to spend time with advocates from across Washington to talk about how we approach our work with survivors. I was reminded of two things: advocates are doing incredible work; and that work is as unique as the person sitting across from them. We call it survivor-centered advocacy. What does that mean?
- listening deeply to survivors about what is most important to them;
- recognizing what they see as their priorities;
- and working with them to find solutions.
Here’s a great example:
And here it is in Spanish: