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    Kim Dartez is the Director of Family Tree Healthcare. FTHC is a multifaceted social services organization whose guiding mission is to create programs in at risk underserved populations which promote healthy families and communities. FTHC and its programs work to balance the scales of disparities.

    Kim has been a Domestic Violence Advocate for over 10 years. She represents Arizona at the National Woman of Color Network. (2009 to current). She sits on the National Woman of Color Economic Policy Task Force 2015. She is a member of the National Women of Color Leadership Cohort 2015. She served as the Chairperson for the Woman of Color Committee for the Arizona Coalition against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence from 2007 to 2012.

    Her direct service includes facilitating peer to peer support groups for survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence. As well as Train the Trainer workshops for service providers serving communities of color. The experience of FTHC and Kim Dartez include:
    • 2018 – Community Financial Summit
    • 2017 – Inducted into the National Coalition of 100 Black Women
    • 2016 - Appointed by Governor Ducey – African American Affairs Commissioner
    • 2014 - 2016 - Chair for the African American Advisory Committee- City of Tempe History Museum
    • 2015 - Currently sits on the Woman Of Color National Economic Policy Task Force
    • 2015 - Member of the 1st National WOCN Leadership Cohort (for WOC leaders within the advocacy movement)
    • 2015 – Created and Hosted the TOUCHDOWN FOR TENDERNESS Town Hall during Super Bowl Week.
    • 2012-2015 - Represented Arizona at the National Call to Action Institute and Conference.
    • 2012 - Co-leader of the Advocacy team of Latinas working with the Woman of Color-Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence and helped create the “Barrio Platicias” handbook which aids DV advocates serving undocumented victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
    • 2011 - Represented Arizona for the Woman of Color Network Public Policy Summit in Washington DC.
    • 2012 - Co-hosted the Woman of Color Leadership Summit for the Arizona Coalition against Domestic Violence for advocates of color working within their communities.
    • 2011 - Co-Hosted the Woman of Color/AZCADV Conference. For Domestic Violence Advocates working with underserved populations throughout the State of Arizona.
    • 2010 - Represented Arizona at the Woman of Color National Call to Action Institute and Conference in New Orleans, LA.
    • 2007 - Present - Women of Color Committee for the Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    • FTHC is accredited by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board to conduct law Enforcement trainings to police officers- Overcoming barriers in communities of color.
    • FTHC conducts train the trainer workshops to service providers for:
    -------A) Culturally competent domestic violence awareness and education
    -------B) Diversity vs. inequity workshop a focused dialog on maternal child health disparities at the Maricopa County Department of Public Health’s South Phoenix Healthy Start Community Consortium
    -------C) Motivational Interviewing techniques.
    • Conducts trainings for service providers serving victims within communities of color. Examples include case managers, nurses, clergy, counselors, social workers and staff working with African Americans and Native Americans.
    • The Director currently chairs the SPHS Community Consortium subcommittee on housing for pregnant women and is a member of the Inter-Conceptional Care Learning Community with the national quality improvement and change initiative with Healthy Start programs.
    • FTHC provided budgeting, youth character and parenting classes to Native Connections. Native Connection provides housing to the Native community and also helps Native Americans relocate into metro Phoenix from reservations
    • Family Tree Healthcare also conducts trainings, community outreach and presentations thru tabling community and public events.
    • 2008 Certified to conduct the danger assessment tool by Jacquelyn Campbell
    • 2009 Sexual Assault and Stalking Advocacy Training graduate
    • 2010 Undoing Racism Training Graduate
    • 2010 Understanding Native American Domestic Violence Survivors
    • Member of The Asset Mapping of African American Resources (Maricopa County) for 2011 project


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