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A Time for Courage

The world has changed. Titans have been toppled, industries are transforming, and the value of a single voice is now being felt with the collective power of a multitude. Our society is experiencing a convulsion where stories and wounds that have been buried for so long can finally be heard. In this moment of worldwide reassessment—where we discover how to detect, discuss, and defeat abuse and its aftermath—The Courage Conference stands ready to act.

Join us.

The Courage Conference exists to be a refuge for survivors, to educate and empower advocates, and create the conditions where this movement for change can become a Justice Generation that recognizes and resists abuse everywhere.

Now in its third year, this annual gathering of abuse survivors, advocates, and those who love them is an event uniquely poised for this moment in history.

 
 

RALEIGH, NC

October 19th-20th, 2018

what you will find

The Courage Conference offers a unique opportunity to learn from advocates and trained professionals through inspiring keynote talks, Courage Conversations, as well as connecting attendees with reputable local and national organizations. The Courage Conference is an ideal place for community leaders, pastors, and church workers to become educated about abuse from advocates who confront it and survivors who live with its effects every day.

It is our goal that everyone leaves empowered to live the most courageous life possible.

 
 
 

• WHAT CAN SURVIVORS OF ABUSE EXPECT FROM THE COURAGE CONFERENCE?

• WHAT CAN advocates and leaders EXPECT FROM THE COURAGE CONFERENCE?

 

with special thanks for this year's sponsors: 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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2018 Keynote Speakers


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Trevicia Williams

Survivor | Advocate | Writer | Speaker

 
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Shanita brown

Advocate | Adjunct Professor | Speaker |  Licensed Counselor | Consultant

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donna battle

Advocate | Preacher | Coach

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Jules Woodson

Survivor | Advocate

 
 

Courage Conversation Leaders


 
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Ashley Easter

Advocate | Writer | Speaker | 
Founder of The Courage Conference

 
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Monica Daye

Advocate | Founder of
STANDUP-SPEAK OUT

 
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Dee Parsons

Advocate | Writer and Co-creator of
The Wartburg Watch

 
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Gricel Medina

Advocate | Pastor | Speaker
 

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Boz Tchividjian

Advocate | Law Professor | Founder &
Executive Director of G.R.A.C.E.

 
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John Pavlovitz

Advocate | Pastor | Writer
 

 
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Linda Kay Klein

Advocate | Author | Speaker
 

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Dianne Darr Couts

Advocate | President of MK Safety Net
 

 

Charles L. Bailey, Jr.

Survivor | Advocate | Author | Speaker
 

 
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Angie Devone

Advocate | Author | Speaker
 

 
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Johanna Tropiano

Advocate | Speaker | Storyteller
 

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Lori Anne Thompson

Advocate | Speaker


 

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