Date/Time: 
03/29/2014 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
3260 South Street
Harrison Auditorium
Philadelphia, PA 19104

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Goldring Reentry Initiative (GRI)
Description: 

The Goldring Reentry Initiative (GRI) is pleased to invite you to our second annual criminal justice event, Breaking Down Walls: Mass Incarceration Meets the Academy, on Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at the Penn Museum. This free day-long event aims to foster dialogue and galvanize change by uniting community members, academics, advocates, service providers, and people impacted by the criminal justice system in discussion and resource sharing.  Breaking Down Walls will include three presentations highlighting criminal justice research by academics alongside personal narratives by previously incarcerated people to inform and personalize that research.  A panel discussion will examine the relationship between research and practice as it relates to activists, religious organizations, social service agencies, city government, and the Philadelphia Prison System.Dr. Cornel West will deliver the keynote address and Dr. Heather Ann Thompson will provide the opening remarks.  The event will also feature a resource fair of local advocacy and service provider organizations from 8:30am-9am and during the lunch break.  Photographs from Richard Ross’s Juvenile In Justice exhibit will be displayed at the event.

Date/Time: 
10/31/2012 - 8:00am to 11/01/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Louisville
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Vera Institute of Justice's Center on Victimization and Safety
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
cvs@vera.org
Description: 

This conference brings together professionals from a variety of fields including criminal justice, disability rights, Deaf rights, self-advocacy, violence against women, and other to highlight promising practices for serving survivors with disabilities; explore emerging issues at the intersection of violence and disability; and foster networking among those working to end violence against people with disabilities. The conference features 5 keynote addresses, more than 30 workshops, a promising practices showcase, and an art exhibit.Who Should Attend

  • Court Personnel
  • Disability organization advocates, educators, and managers
  • Domestic violence program advocates, educators, and managers
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Prosecutors
  • Rape crisis center advocates, educators, and managers
  • Self-advocates and survivors
  • State domestic violence and sexual assault coalition staff
  • Office on Violence Against Women grantees
  • Other allied professionals

Organizations from the same community are encouraged to attend in teams to foster collaboration. This conference is an OVW-approved conference. With approval from your OVW Program Specialist, OVW grant funds can be used to support your attendance. 

Date/Time: 
09/12/2013 - 2:00pm
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
PreventConnect
Description: 

Bystander intervention has emerged as a popular and powerful strategy for the prevention of sexual and domestic violence.  This web conference will further national dialogue on the strategy, with a particular focus on social justice.  It will highlight new publications about bystander intervention from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, as well as provide examples of successful integration of a social justice framework into the strategy.
 
Objectives:
 
After the session, participants will be able to:
 
1) Explain how bystander intervention strategies contribute to the prevention of sexual and domestic violence
2) Identify at least 3 resources to assist in implementing a bystander intervention strategy to prevent sexual and domestic violence
3) Articulate how to integrate a social justice approach into a bystander intervention strategy to prevent sexual and domestic violence

Register now.

Date/Time: 
02/24/2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Address: 

The McGraw Hill Auditorium & Gallery
1221 Avenue of the Americas
between 48th and 49th Streets
New York, NY

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Sanctuary for Families
Description: 

Join us for Bystanders No More, a public forum bringing together policy makers, activists, and thought leaders for a panel discussion exploring men and boys’ stake in the movement to end gender violence, including: 

  • How does gender violence affect boys and men?
  • How do societal influences promote and perpetuate gender violence?
  • How can men become leaders in this movement? 
Date/Time: 
05/09/2013 - 8:00am to 05/10/2013 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Montpelier
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse Vermont
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Robin Castle, M.A.
Contact Email: 
rcastle@pcavt.org
Contact Website: 
www.pcavt.org
Description: 

You are Invited to Become a Trainer!If you work with families who have young children, you prevent child sexual abuse every day.  Teaching communication and empathy to both children and adults increases protective factors and decreases the risk of abuse.  This 2-day training will give you the skills to increase parents' and professionals' knowledge of healthy sexuality, teach specific skills to protect children, and support teachers and childcare providers in the implementation of the Care for Kids Program.$475 general fee or $250 for Vermonters

Date/Time: 
04/11/2013 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Hendersonville Country Club1860 Hebron Road

City: 
Hendersonville
Postal Code: 
28739
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Healing Place
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Angie Alley
Contact Phone: 
(828) 692-0495
Contact Email: 
aalley@thehealingplace.info
Contact Website: 
http://thehealingplace.info
Description: 

THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013, Henderson County residents and professionals are invited to attend the first annual CELEBRATION OF COURAGE luncheon where you will be introduced to our featured speaker, Ms. Olga Trujillo, abuse survivor, attorney and author of The Sum of My Parts, copies of which are available at the main library and for sale on Amazon.com.  This is the electrifying story of Olga's traumatic childhood of sexual, emotional and physical abuse and the amazing courage it took for her to emerge from that tunnel of terror to become the accomplished and healed individual whose voice, once heard, you will never forget.

Date/Time: 
03/17/2011 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

University of California, Berkeley
International House - 2299 Piedmont Avenue

City: 
Berkeley
Postal Code: 
94720
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Amnesty International
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Amnesty International
Contact Email: 
youth@aiusa.org
Description: 

Join Amnesty International’s first-ever Change our World Youth Summit where activists from the ages of 14 - 25 will share their experiences of human rights work.

  • Raise your voice and take part in a Call to Action
  • Learn about Amnesty International's work
  • Become a dynamic student leader & take Human Rights Activism to a new level on your school campus and beyond

 

What To Expect!

At the Youth Summit, you will be able to share experiences of human rights work on campus, exchange ideas about creative activism, learn how to be effective activists, and find out about the endless opportunities for youth within Amnesty International.
 

Date/Time: 
03/31/2011 - 5:15pm
Location
Address: 

 Senate Side Lawn
(Across from Capitol steps, Constitution Ave.)

City: 
Washington, D.C.
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Senator Lisa Murkowski and the Alaska Congressional Delegation
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Kristi Williams
Contact Phone: 
202-224-6665
Contact Email: 
Kristi_Williams@Murkowski.Senate.gov
Contact Website: 
http://www.murkowski.senate.gov
Description: 

You are invited to participate in the Choose Respect rally tomorrow, beginning at 5:15 pm at the Senate Side Lawn of the Capitol.  The event is part of a 55-community march in solidarity against sexual abuse and domestic violence, to stand up against the unacceptable epidemic of violence in Alaska, and bring healing and justice to victims and survivors.  The message of the Choose Respect campaign is simple – “You are not alone, and you are not to blame.”

Date/Time: 
01/09/2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Clery Center at Security on Campus
Description: 

On Thursday, January 9, 2014 the Clery Center will host a Twitter chat from 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET. It will focus on the VAWA amendments to Clery, which afford additional rights to campus victims of sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. These amendments still need to go through the negotiated rulemaking process, in which the Department of Education works with representatives from affected parties to develop regulations implementing the new requirements. Join the chat using #Clerychat.

Learn more about how to participate.

Date/Time: 
04/08/2013 - 8:00am to 04/10/2013 - 12:00pm
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Hotel Downtown Dallas400 North Olive Street

City: 
Dallas
Postal Code: 
75201
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Genesis Women's Shelter & Dallas Police Department
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Becky Park
Contact Phone: 
214-389-7773
Contact Email: 
director@conferencecaw.org
Description: 

Our mission is to provide a national forum to disseminate the highest level of training, information and strategies to professionals who are responders and advocates to victims of crimes against women. We are THE national clearinghouse of best practices for professionals working in the area of crimes against women and addresses issues of victim advocacy, investigation and prosecution of a wide range of crimes committed against women.

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