Hillary Grigel

Becoming an Ally and Advocate for Trauma Survivors

A Breakout Session for the Reclaiming Hope Conference

Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to heal from trauma. Hear from a survivor of trauma how we can become allies and advocates for survivors of trauma. Learn five simple phrases every trauma survivor wants to hear when sharing about their trauma. These phrases will help us communicate we are trusted allies and advocates.

Hillary Grigel: Wife.  Mother.  University of Arizona Alumnus. Architect.  Speaker.  Blogger.  Sexual Assault Survivor. Breast Cancer Survivor.  These are all titles that can be used to describe Hillary, but they do not define her.  Hillary feels passionately that we are not defined by past hurts or struggles.  She hopes her honesty and vulnerability about her experiences will encourage other trauma survivors, spread awareness and prevent future victimization.

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