She will have 20 years in 2022 and its action is already offensive. Emma Etienne is the founder of the association ” Speak” in Dijon, launched in April 2020.
Always at the head of her activity, the modern literature student at the University of Burgundy takes about thirty volunteers in this association fighting against all forms of violence against children, in their family and social life.
About thirty young people are currently being followed in Dijon and in Metropolitan France. The beginning of a process for Emma Etienne who also experienced domestic violence during her youth. Today, his commitment is total, and his action is worth every sacrifice.
“Sometimes it’s a bit complicated. I’ve had my exams over the past two weeks and the pace was very intense. With the association, it gives me two lives in parallel, but I think that at some point we have two choices. It’s either we stop everything, or we have to find something that motivates us. I found that with the Speak association. With what happened to me, my goal in life, it’s helping the children who experience this violence, because it destroys lives.”
With what happened to me, my goal in life is to help the children who experience this violence, because it destroys lives.” Emma Etienne
What does it mean for Emma Etienne to be 20 years old in 2022?
Turning 20 in 2022 for Emma Etienne, is to have the courage of your ambitions to move the lines: “I think that at 20, we have a vision of things that is sometimes a bit utopian” emphasizes the young woman.
“Suddenly, I sent several letters to the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron. I also met in person Eric Dupond-Moretti (note: the Keeper of the Seals.) Bullying-free dating: “I really wasn’t afraid when I met these kinds of people. I went there with a spirit like when I was riding a bike. You can’t let go, you have to go all the way. And there , we still have a lot to do, with a lot of suffering for the children.”
“I think that at 20, we have a vision of things that is sometimes a bit utopian. I really wasn’t afraid when I met Emmanuel Macron or Eric Dupond-Moretti. We mustn’t let go. We still have a lot things to do, with a lot of suffering for the children.” Emma Etienne
“There are still too few social workers who are trained to collect the words of children. We are very far from perfection. It feeds something in me that is quite incredible!”
With a desire to move forward, Emma Etienne spends around thirty hours a week for the life of _“Speak”._While also currently working on training for the thirty volunteers of his association.
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