Clara Porter MSW, has over 25 years of experience in the field of violence prevention. She is the founder of Prevention. Action. Change. (PAC) in Portland, Maine working to counter harassment, assault, and abuse through safety strategies, verbal and physical skills, increased confidence and awareness, and promotion of healing and growth. Porter holds a Master of Social Work and is certified in Empowerment Self Defense with both the National Women’s Martial Arts Federation and Center for Anti-violence Education, as well as in Advanced Trauma First Aide. Porter has extensive experience working with organizations and people of all ages with a focus on working with survivors of sexual violence.