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Survival Arts in Voyage LA Magazine

Survival Arts Academy was featured in Voyage LA Magazine with an interview by Jamie Yancovitz.

”Survival Arts is a community-based training program for families of color to protect against violence based out of Los Angeles, California. It is a space where womxn and children learn how to respond to grabs, chokes, and other forms of attack, creating sisterhood while connecting to ancestral roots and indigenous knowledge… We work with and within healing spaces including Flora Y Tierra, Hood Herbalism, La Conxa, and Women’s True Healing.”

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Survival Arts in Bustle Magazine

Featured in Bustle Magazine, Director of Survival Arts Jamie Yancovitz speaks about her training and educational work.

“Yancovitz starts with cultivating basic concepts of consent, respect, and boundaries to her students as young as five years old. ‘With little girls, for example, when I work with six-year-olds or five-year-olds, the first thing I teach them is how to say no,’ she tells Bustle.”

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CNN Philippines — Julia Saubier speaks about Survival Arts Academy

Julia Saubier speaks on CNN Philippines about the work that Survival Arts Academy is doing to protect women, children, and LGBTQ communities worldwide through Pekiti Tirsia Kali.

Watch her live interview with Charles Tiu on our channel!

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#NoMeansNo — Survival Arts Teaches Consent in 13 Languages

In the Philippines, ​a person is reportedly raped per hour​. In America, ​every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted​. In this article, Jamie Yancovitz and Julia Saubier discuss their campaign #NoMeansNo in 7 world languages and 6 languages of the Philippines.

Survival Arts represents a global movement to equip women, girls, and members of the LGBTQ community with the tools and mindset to protect themselves, and to likewise, seek to challenge and dismantle power systems and paradigms which give rise to a world where sexual violence, harassment, and abuse are the norm. The international multilingual Survival Arts #NoMeansNo campaign is just the first step in our global plan to educate the public about sexual consent.

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