—  Michelle Sacks, Houston Area Women’s Center —  Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center, 6500 Rookin, Houston, TX

Speaker.... Michelle Sacks, Houston Area Women’s Center

Musician...AJ Santana

MC............Ted Andrews

Speaker Bio:
Michelle conducts and oversees internal and external training for the Houston Area Women’s Center with a focus on advancing the mission to end domestic and sexual violence. She works with community members, professionals, HAWC staff, volunteers, and strategic partners on various topics, including domestic violence, sexual assault and sex trafficking. 

Michelle’s professional experience includes ten years working for non-profit violence prevention organizations specializing in Intimate Partner Violence, Human Trafficking, Teen Dating Violence, Cyber Safety and Child Abuse. Before her prevention work, she was a bilingual teacher in the Houston and Cy- Fair Independent School Districts. Michelle holds a BA from the University of Houston and is working towards a graduate degree in Legal and Forensic Psychology at the University of California Irvine. 

Passionate about prevention, Michelle serves as co-chair for the Houston Independent School District’s School Health Advisory Council, Education sub-committee co-chair for the Houston Rescue & Restore Collation, mentor to the Houston Police Department’s Youth Police Advisory Council and a Reserve Deputy with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

Musician Bio:  
AJ Santana is a Houston Based National Touring Cover Musician and Singer Songwriter. A singer songwriter by day and Cover Artist by night.

For your safety, Masks REQUIRED for ALL individuals.  We will be requiring all people ages 2 and older to wear masks indoors.

Additionally - Bring proof of vaccination!

In order to keep all participants safe, we will be observing the following:

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 14 days, are waiting for COVID-19 test results, have COVID-19 symptoms, or if you have had close contact with a person who has tested positive for or who has symptoms of COVID-19 DO NOT attend an Oasis event. 

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