My Business: Countering Secrecy and Privacy Around Violence through Norms Change

Dear Engaged Bystander:  If you are not aware of these free web conferences through Prevent Connect, it is well worth your time.  Dorothy Edwards, the founder of the Green Dot Program will be one of the highlighted speakers.  She talks eloquently about a bystander approach to changing social norms to prevent sexual violence. 

Here is the information below: 

Registration is now open for the next PreventConnect web conference My Business: Countering Secrecy and Privacy Around Violence Through Norms Change. These sessions are the final topic of this year’s web conferences on changing norms to prevent sexual violence and domestic violence.

The web conference will take place on September 28, 2010 at 11:00am Pacific Time (2:00 Eastern Time) and will be repeated on September 29, 2010.

Invited guests include Dorothy Edwards, author of the well respected Green Dot Violence Prevention Strategy, and Vanessa Timmons, co-author of the August 2010 article in the American Journal of Public Health “You Don’t Go Tell White People Nothing”: African American Women’s Perspectives on the Influence of Violence ( IPV) and Race on Depression and Depression Care. The session will be led by Prevention Institute’s Annie Lyles and Christina Chang.

Click here to register and learn more about this web conference.  Sign up now before the session is full.