Join us in learning about empowerment and why it is so important to give youth voice and autonomy- leave the training with strategies to implement with young people.
Lisa joined Sojourner House in 2019. She has over 20 years experience and has developed and facilitated hundreds of training and workshops to a variety of audiences nationwide. She is a graduate of Rhode Island College, where she is an adjunct faculty for the Health and Physical Education Department, and was the former Director of the RIC Women’s Center. She works closely with school districts and agencies to provide professional and youth development, training, consultations, curriculum development, and assistance setting up peer education and advocacy programs. She is a co-founder and active member of the RI HIV STI prevention coalition and an active member of the RI Cross Campus Collaborative to prevent sexual assault on campus. She is also a certified curriculum developer and trainer for the Rhode Island police academy and is a co-chair of the RI crime victim service providers and co-chair of the Providence Health and wellness- healthy relationship subcommittee. She specializes in inclusive, comprehensive sexuality education and interpersonal violence prevention.
Hannah Woodhouse is an educator with years of experience in the fields of violence prevention, social justice, sexual health, and gender equity. Though she works with people of all ages, she is especially passionate about talking about these issues with young people and empowering the next generation of leaders through conversation, collaboration, peer education, and advocacy. She hopes to build empathy and compassion through education, and Sojourner House offers the perfect platform to achieve that goal.