FreeFrom invites you to a groundbreaking, two-day Summit to explore the concept of survivor wealth, develop a deeper understanding of financial trauma and healing, and build new skills and tools to support your own financial security as well as that of your clients and the gender-based violence movement as a whole.

 
 

3 tracks 


Income Building


Co-Op Models for Survivors

Protecting Your Small Business as a Survivor

Income Building while being undocumented

Native Women-Owned Businesses - The Incubator Model

Crypto Currency as a Flex Funding Model


Credit & Personal Finance


Building a Holistic Financial Recovery Program

Witnessing and Healing our own Financial Trauma

Financial Coaching as a Pathway to Safety

Lending Circles as a Credit-Building Vehicle

Using Technology to Support Survivor Savings


Systems Change


Redefining Wealth to Work for You

Unpacking and Addressing the Funding Challenges of the Movement to End Gender-Based Violence

Investing in Survivor Wealth

Creating Sustaining Revenue through the Social Enterprise Model

Creating A Public Narrative Around the Survivor Wealth Gap

Owning Our Story and Building A Survivor-Led Movement

Lessons Learned from the UK & Australia's movements to address economic abuse


ON-SITE SERVICES

Free Business Headshots

One-on-One Financial Counseling

Resume Building

Applying for Jobs Online

Job Interview Prep

Free Business Card Design

Small Business Center and Legal Clinic

Teresa Younger, President, Ms. Foundation for Women

Teresa Younger, President, Ms. Foundation for Women

Sonya Passi, Founder & CEO, FreeFrom

Sonya Passi, Founder & CEO, FreeFrom

Maheen Kaleem, Program Officer, NOVO Foundation

Maheen Kaleem, Program Officer, NOVO Foundation

Yolo Akili Robinson, Founder & Executive Director, Black Emotional & Mental Health Collective (BEAM)

Yolo Akili Robinson, Founder & Executive Director, Black Emotional & Mental Health Collective (BEAM)

Heather McCulloch, Founder & Executive Director, Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap Initiative

Heather McCulloch, Founder & Executive Director, Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap Initiative

Jorge Contreras, Director, Mission Asset Fund

Jorge Contreras, Director, Mission Asset Fund

Abigail Marquez, Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department

Abigail Marquez, Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department

Iliana Perez, Director of Research & Entrepreneurship, Immigrants Rising

Iliana Perez, Director of Research & Entrepreneurship, Immigrants Rising

Patricia Colemon, Principal Consultant, Colemon and Associates

Patricia Colemon, Principal Consultant, Colemon and Associates

Johanna Toruño, Survivor, Visual Artist, and Founder of the Unapologetically Brown Series

Johanna Toruño, Survivor, Visual Artist, and Founder of the Unapologetically Brown Series

Laura Peralta, Vice President, Citi Community Development

Laura Peralta, Vice President, Citi Community Development

Surina Khan, CEO, The Women’s Foundation of California

Surina Khan, CEO, The Women’s Foundation of California

Elena Chávez Quezada, Senior Director, The San Francisco Foundation

Elena Chávez Quezada, Senior Director, The San Francisco Foundation

Jessica Stago, Co-Founder, Change Labs

Jessica Stago, Co-Founder, Change Labs


Elizabeth Eastlund, Executive Director, Rainbow Services

Elizabeth Eastlund, Executive Director, Rainbow Services

Patricia Sokolowski, Program Manager, My Sister’s House

Patricia Sokolowski, Program Manager, My Sister’s House

Leigh Phillips, CEO, Earn

Leigh Phillips, CEO, Earn

Annie Jones-Barnes, Principal Consultant, Colemon and Associates

Annie Jones-Barnes, Principal Consultant, Colemon and Associates

Edgar Villanueva, Author, Decolonizing Wealth

Edgar Villanueva, Author, Decolonizing Wealth

Saundra Davis, Founder & Executive Director, Sage Financial Solutions

Saundra Davis, Founder & Executive Director, Sage Financial Solutions

Jennifer Spivak, Survivor and CEO, The Facebook Ads Girl

Jennifer Spivak, Survivor and CEO, The Facebook Ads Girl

Adeline Azrack, USA Program Director, Fondation CHANEL

Adeline Azrack, USA Program Director, Fondation CHANEL

Chani Nicholas, Astrologer and Writer

Chani Nicholas, Astrologer and Writer


Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, Director, Surviving Economic Abuse (UK)

Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, Director, Surviving Economic Abuse (UK)

Quinton Cannon, Financial Coach, The Financial Clinic

Quinton Cannon, Financial Coach, The Financial Clinic

María Rogers Pascual, Executive Director, Prospera

María Rogers Pascual, Executive Director, Prospera

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Date: Wednesday, July 24th, 8.00am - Thursday, July 25th, 4.30pm

Location: The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Hotel Block: Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Block Rate: $209 (Code: FF2019)

Tickets: Registration fees start at $275 (early bird rate until May 31st)

Scholarships: Scholarships are available for survivors to cover the cost of registration. The first round of scholarship applications is closed. The next application round will open June 1st. Please contact Heather Masterton at heather.masterton@freefrom.org after June 1st to apply.