The Freedom Lab will begin on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.  We will hold the training online. All attendees must commit to attending all five days of the training in full.

Session #1: November 2, 6pm-9pm The Origins of Race and Racism (1619-1800s)

Session #2: November 9, 6pm-9pm The Reproduction of Racism: Conceptual Framework (1865-Present)

Session #3: November 16, 6pm-9pm The Reproduction of Racism: Historical Applications (1865-Present)

Session #4: November 23, 6pm-9pm What is Structural Racism and How Does It Work? A Look at the Data

Session #5: November 30, 6pm-9pm How Structural Racism Affects Domestic Violence

Who Should Attend?

Any staff who currently works at the following programs:


  • CASA, Inc.
  • Calvert Center for Change
  • Center for Abused Persons
  • Community Crisis Services, Inc
  • Dove Center
  • Family Crisis Resource Center
  • Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County
  • Heartly House, Inc.
  • HopeWorks
  • House of Ruth Maryland
  • JCADA (Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse)
  • Life Crisis Center, Inc.
  • Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence
  • Montgomery County Victim Assistance & Sexual Assault Program
  • Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center (SARC)
  • Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy
  • Springboard Community Services
  • The Bridge
  • TurnAround, Inc.
  • YWCA of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County


How much is the training?

  • There is NO COST to attend this training! It’s FREE!

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Social Work CEUs available?

Yes! 25 Category 1 Social Work CEUs are available. Social Work CEUs are free if you are an Individual Member of MNADV, or you work or volunteer for an organization that is a Member of MNADV. The cost is $125 ($5 per credit hour) for non-members. To register for CEUs, click HERE.

Are CEUs available for non-social workers (LCPC, LPCC, LCMHC, etc.)?

MNADV is not pre-certified to offer CEUs for other disciplines. However, you are encouraged to individually reach out to your licensing board to inquire whether the CEU certificate from us for this training could count towards your licensure.

When will I receive my Certificate of Attendance or Social Work CEU?

We will make every effort to email you your CEU certificate within one month of the end of this training. Please email Tony Korol-Evans at [email protected] with questions.

I lost my CEU or Certificate. Can you re-send it?

Yes. Please email Tony Korol-Evans at [email protected].

How will I access the training online?

All registrants will receive a detailed email with materials and instructions on how to access the training.

Will materials be available?

Yes, PowerPoints and handouts will be available for participants.

What is your cancellation policy?

MNADV understands that sometimes life gets in the way. If you need to cancel your registration, please do so at least 48 hours in advance, as many of our trainings have a waitlist. Please cancel by sending an email to [email protected].

I can’t make it anymore, but my colleague can. Can this person take my place?

No – please cancel your registration and have your colleague register on their own so they receive any email instructions prior to the training.

For any further questions or concerns, please contact Lucane LaFortune, Deputy Director of Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence at [email protected] We look forward to seeing you!

The event is finished.


Nov 02 2021


3:00 pm - 6:00 pm