• PRESENTS

SC Survivors Summit 2019

APRIL 12 & 13 · EDVENTURE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

Re-Centering the Voices, Honoring the Commitment

  • WHY BLACK WOMEN?
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Join us for

An annual event honoring the work and resilience of advocates and survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence in South Carolina.
Come and be empowered by our phenomenal line-up of guest speakers and panelists; enjoy guided meditation and relaxation sessions; and shop our Vendor Village, exclusively featuring survivor-owned businesses.

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

  • DAY ONE ITINERARY
  • PROFESSIONALS MAY EARN CEU & VSP CREDITS
  • Friday, April 12
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM | Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • Mistress of Ceremony
CHANDRA C. MCPHERSON

Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office, Victims Services Unit, Chair of SCVAN
  • 9:00 AM
  • Opening Plenary
SARA BARBER, MA

SCCADVASA, Executive Director
  • Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques
KENNAE MILLER

CEO, Transformation Yoga
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Trauma-Informed Self-Care for Advocates

ARI FOSTER, LMSW

Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands

  • 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Showing Up: The State of Interpersonal Violence in SC and Strategies for Effective Change (Part I)
DR. VALERIE EKUE
SCCADVASA, Director of Member Support and Community Justice

MEGAN PLASSMEYER
WREN, Community Engagement Coordinator
  • luncheon keynote
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Luncheon Keynote
ASHLEY THOMAS

The Hive Community Circle, Founder & Executive Director
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • explore vendor village
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Showing Up: The State of Interpersonal Violence in SC Strategies for Effective Change (Part II)
DR. VALERIE EKUE
SCCADVASA, Director of Member Support and Community Justice

MEGAN PLASSMEYER
WREN, Community Engagement Coordinator
  • 2:30 PM
  • Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques
ARLENE POLLOCK

Licensed Massage Therapist
  • DAY TWO ITINERARY
  • for Female Identifying Survivors 18+
  • Saturday, April 13
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM | Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • Mistress of Ceremony
WHITNEY SULLIVAN

News 19 WLTX, Anchor & Multi-Platform Producer
  • 10:00 AM
  • Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques
KENNAE MILLER

CEO, Transformation Yoga
  • 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
  • The Power of the VOICE Behind the Story
DR. NANCY TOLSON

University of South Carolina, Assistant Director, African American Studies
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • LUNCH PANEL
  • Leading My Healing: Where Do I Go from Here?
  • Moderated by Whitney Sullivan
  • Guest Panelist
BEASY BAYBIE

Hot 103.9/93.9 FM, Radio Personality, Author, Motivational Speaker, Philanthropist, Actress
  • Guest Panelist
YOLANDA WHITE-SMITH

The Marcus Lattimore Foundation, Co-Founder and Senior Developer
  • Guest Panelist
CANDY POSEY

Beyond Yesterday, CEO
  • Guest Panelist
ROSALYN SMITH

Family Resource Center, Executive Director
  • Guest Panelist
HEATHER COOK

Lighthouse for Life, Author & Advocate
  • 12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
  • Hope, Healing, and Wholeness
SHERRY LEWIS, LPC/S, LAC, NCACI, SAP

STSM, Deputy Director
  • 1:40 PM - 2:45 PM
  • The Sankofa Experience: Returning to Your Rightful Place-Manifest Through Vision Journaling
DR. KARI-CLAUDIA ALLEN, MD, MPH

CEO OF Dr. Kari
  • 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Painting with a Purpose: Design Your Very Own Painting
MIA ULMER, MS ATR-P

Counselor I at Palmetto Health; Adjunct Professor at Claflin University
  • 2:50 PM
  • Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques
ARLENE POLLOCK

Licensed Massage Therapist
  • 3:00 PM
  • explore vendor village
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2019 Sponsors

  • Presenting Sponsor
  • Of Covelli Enterprises
  • Community Champions
  • Community Heroes
  • Community SOWER
Are there any barriers that would prevent you from attending? If so please, let us know. We’re here to help. Email info@thehivecc.org to contact a member of The Hive today.
The Hive Community Circle is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible and non-refundable. Your donation gives The Hive Community Circle permission to use the gift for any exempt purpose consistent with our mission. For more information or questions, please email ashleythomas@thehivecc.org.