Cecilia Wolfe (they/she) has been with the Sexual Assault Resource Center of Washington County since June 2016 as the Support Line Program Manager. Cecilia oversees SARC’s 24-hour support line that provides over-the-phone and in-person crisis counseling to people who have experienced sexual violence, trains and supervises support line volunteers and staff, and partners with a multitude of local community agencies to expand the reach and accessibility of SARC’s services. Cecilia has developed and facilitated trainings on best practice and trauma-informed response to sexual assault disclosures for Law Enforcement agencies, as well as medical, legal, and education providers, and other social service providers. Cecilia sits on several state-wide and county-wide committees, including the Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence Queer Caucus, the Washington County Reproductive Health Coalition, and the Washington County Sexual Assault Response Team. Cecilia has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Concentration in Gender Studies, with a specialty in Transgender Studies. Previously, Cecilia has worked as a certified advocate at the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Project Programs serving LGBTQIA+ survivors of violence in New York City, a program assistant overseeing nonprofit program management for over 300 fiscally sponsored programs, and a grief counseling joint facilitator. Cecilia views anti-oppression and anti-violence work through an intersectional lens, having served people who hold complex and unique identities within a society that systematically marginalizes them. Cecilia lives in Portland, Oregon with a beautiful dog, Harper.

 

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