March 25-26, 2019


Contact Info: 
Nest: Nishima Chudasama // // 617.710.2147 (Please feel free to call or text)

Directions: Click on the marker on the map below for directions.

Times: 8:15am-3:00pm

Dates: Monday, March 25, 2019 and Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Address: Bronx High School for Writing & Communication Arts, The Evander Childs Campus, 800 East Gun Hill Road, Bronx, NY 10467

Room: 212


Lunch: A 45 minute break for lunch is allotted.

Parking Info: Ample street parking is available. Please check posted signs for street cleaning etc.

Entry Info: Please bring your ID. We will have someone in the lobby to escort you to the training room. 




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Agenda - Day 1

Monday, March 25, 2019 // 8:15am-3:00pm

**Agenda Times Subject to Change**

08:15-08:25am        Welcome and Introductions

08:25-08:30am       Nest Intro

08:30-9:50am         Foundations Part 1

09:50-10:00am        Break

10:00-11:30am          Foundations Part 2

11:30-12:15pm           Lunch

12:15-12:45pm          Lesson 1: Laying the Foundation: Strengths-Based Teaching

12:45pm - 1:30pm Lesson 2: The Danger of Silence

1:30-2:30pm           Lesson 3: Consent & Healthy Relationships

2:30-3:00pm           Wrap-Up/Check-Out



Tuesday, March 26, 2019 // 8:15am-3:00pm

**Agenda Times Subject to Change**

08:15-08:25am        Welcome/Check-In

08:25-9:45am           Lesson 4: When Consent Is Lacking

9:45-10:00am           Break

10:00-11:00am          Lesson 5: A Closer Look - Child Sex Trafficking

11:00-11:45pm          Lunch

11:45-12:00pm          Lesson 6: Becoming Critical Consumers

12:00-1:00pm           Lesson 7: Promoting Positivity

1:00-1:30pm            Capstone Projects and Nest Student Forum

1:30-2:30pm            Mandatory Reporting Best Practices

2:30-3:00pm           Wrap-Up/Check-Out

**all times approximate**


Amy Collins // Nest Trainer

Amy Collins is the Illuminate Coordinator, a program dedicated to violence prevention, at Portland State University.

Amy specializes in crafting creative programming to induce behavioral and social change. She understands that transformation comes through personal connection and the communication of understanding and empathy. Amy is an accomplished and dynamic public speaker and believes strongly in inspiring others to part of positive social change. She strives to do social justice work with intellectual humility and the recognition that we are all in the process of learning. Amy lectures and trains widely in the U.S. on the promotion of equity and the prevention of violence, and the many intersections in this work among gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and religion.

With over 15 years of experience as a Violence Prevention Specialist, Amy provides consulting to professionals and has trained in a variety of settings including Harvard University, University of California Los Angeles, Portland State University, Portland Public School District, and Dallas and Austin Texas School District. Amy is available for training's in a variety of settings and appreciates working in collegiate, business, legal, and educational settings.

Amy is a mountain biking enthusiast and unapologetic bookworm.  



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