Lydia Guy Ortiz is an independent consultant with an emphasis on sexual violence prevention and anti-oppression theory. Lydia has been active in the anti-rape movement for twenty-five years and is a board member of National Alliance to End Sexual Violence. She is committed to the creation of sexual violence prevention and intervention strategies that are relevant, culturally compelling, and innovative.
In addition to extensive experience supporting groups in their prevention efforts, she has direct experience working at community based rape crisis centers and state coalitions as an educator, trainer and organizational leader. This experience provides her with genuine respect for the field and those who work in it, as well as a keen understanding of the broader social and political context in which the field is growing and evolving. Lydia is familiar with the challenges inherent in planning and implementing anti- violence against women programming as well as innovative and promising practices.
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