Interview Dec 22, 2010 on KOMO Radio, brought about by the rash of assaults on women running or walking around some of Seattle’s popular parks.Includes some tips on keeping yourself safe.
Blogger Mary Davies wrote Women Being Brave about her experience in Self-Defense Basics for Women, March 3, 2010.
Crime Prevention 101: Online radio interview about self-defense. Host Susan Bartelstone of Safety Solutions interviews Joanne Factor of Strategic Living about self-defense for women and girls traumatized by sexual assault. Download and listen here.
Women’s Adventure Magazine online (July 2008) and The Calgary Herald (Sept 18, 2008): Joanne Factor is quoted in these two identical articles on women’s safety.
Beacon Hill News/South District Journal, Wednesday February 27, 2008: Article on free self-defense classes for women at Van Asselt Community Center and Jefferson Community Center during the first half of March, taught by Strategic Living. Driving these classes are recent assaults on women around bus stops. Read this article here.
Seattle Weekly, Aug 1-7, 2007 is the Best of Seattle 2007 issue. I am now officially the “Best Feminist Butt-Kicker” for this year!
The Olympian July 23, 2007: Click here to read about a self-defense workshop I taught for the Olympia YWCA’s Girls Without Limits program.
The Olympian August 31, 2006: A self-defense seminar at the Lacey Timberland Library to commemorate the 19th Amendment (giving woment the right to vote). Organized by NOW. Read here.
The University of Washington Daily February 12, 2004: The Safety Factor, interview with Joanne Factor on self-defense hows and whys. Read here.