Davis proposes that being authentic and talking about who we truly are, without fear of our secrets, assists in creating a trusting world. She suggests we can help victims become survivors by providing a place where it feels safe to share our secrets.
Felice Davis has worked for Washington State Department of Corrections in a wide range of roles and is currently the Associate Superintendent of Programs at the Washington Corrections Center for Women. Davis has worked in both sexual assault and domestic violence advocacy and has a well-established rapport with stakeholders in the Pierce County area. This includes nonprofit organizations, law enforcement, other government agencies and private businesses. Her drive to help at-risk populations extends to her volunteer activities as well. Davis is an active community volunteer who has dedicated time to serving people experiencing homelessness. Davis has a bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies from the University of Washington, which provided her with a thorough understanding of the social issues that may cause incarceration and the impact of recidivism on local communities.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Felice Davis, Associate Superintendent of Programs at the Washington Corrections Center for...