Guadalupe Lopez

Technical Assistance Provider - Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition


Guadalupe Lopez is a citizen of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and has been employed for the Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition since 2007. She has extensive experience in advocacy for American Indian women who have experienced domestic and sexual violence. Guadalupe is known for her expertise in training and presenting on a wide variety of issues surrounding sexual violence of American Indian and Alaska Native women. She was one of the culturally specific TA providers for the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative through the Office of Violence Against Women, and has been a faculty member for Praxis International’s Advocacy Learning Center. She also volunteered as a sexual assault advocate for Sexual Offence Services of Ramsey County for eight years. In addition, Guadalupe was also one of five researchers who interviewed 105 Native women used in prostitution and trafficking for MIWSAC's report: Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota. Guadalupe currently provides Technical Assistance to over 30 tribes under the Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program for the Office on Violence Against Woman.

Sessions

Strong Foundations for Meaningful Sexual Assault Services

Wednesday - September 12, 2018 - 10:30 a.m. - noon, Sooner

Material

Strong Foundations for Meaningful Sexual Assault Services (Davis & Lopez)

Enhancing Sexual Assault Services: Leading through Organizational Change

Wednesday - September 12, 2018 - 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m., Sooner