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Updated: Mar 19


an inivtation to SAAM

Mark your calendars to join us for the 2nd Annual Our Community Supports Survivors event to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month! This year our event theme is Blossoming Beyond, where we will highlight stories of growth and healing and celebrate the resilience of survivors. This family-friendly public event will include engaging activities, tables with community partners, entertainment, food, prizes, and more.

 

Event Details: 

Date: Saturday, April 6

Time: 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Location: Outdoors at the ArtCentre of Plano, 902 E. 16th St., Plano

 

How to Participate:

Join us for this uplifting event by registering below or simply dropping by on the day of the event. Your presence will make a difference!



Highlights of the Day:

Keynote Speaker: Join us at 11:30 am for a powerful presentation by Tracy Matheson, founder of Project Beloved as she shares her journey and dedication to supporting survivors. 

 

Positive Intentions: Yoga instructor CaMesha Reece will guide attendees in collectively setting intentions for the event. 

 

City Proclamations: Representatives from cities around the area will follow presenting proclamations designating April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.


picture of beyond the barre owner, support dog, nova pangea, and plano library bubble machine

Entertainment Showcase: Throughout the day, we're thrilled to feature a diverse array of performers and entertainers, including: 

·     Beyond the Barre - Contemporary Dance Performance (pictured)

·  Finch the Support Dog (pictured) & Baby Goats (not pictured)

·     Nova Pangea - Multi-Cultural Band  (pictured)

·     Plano Public Library Bubble Machine (pictured)

·     Hasina Khader - Poetry Reading  (not pictured)

·     Nicole Wingard - Irish Dancing (not pictured)


Blossom in Community

As Catalina shared in last week's blog, Navigating Your Unique Path of Healing, healing is something we understand deeply at The Turning Point. Beyond our doors, in your community, you'll find many beautiful places where healing exists. We recognize that stepping into the community after trauma can be challenging, yet it is within these spaces that resilience truly blossoms. Often communities provide the foundation for safety, trust, and empowerment. We encourage you to join us at 'Our Community Supports Survivors: Blossoming Beyond,' an event crafted with care and encouragement. Together, we celebrate the strength that comes from shared experiences, acknowledging that healing is not a solitary pursuit but a collective journey. Your presence and the power of our coming together will show how strong and resilient we can be. Embrace every part of who you are, and let this event be a step towards finding peace and healing.

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