Date/Time: 
04/05/2014 - 10:00am
Location
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Day One
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Kristy dosReis
Contact Phone: 
401-421-4100 x109
Contact Email: 
kdosreis@dayoneri.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.dayoneri.org
Description: 

For the first time, Rhode Island universities, schools, businesses and organizations are joining together in an effort to end sexual violence in our communities. Join us for the Day One 5K Run/Walk and help inspire and empower people to make a difference in this important fight.

Date/Time: 
07/22/2011 (All day)
Description: 

If you are a Registered Nurse, Advanced Practice Nurse, Physician Assistant or Physician who has not completed any SANE/SAFE training this FREE training and clinical workship is for you!

Through a grant from the National Institute of Justice, IAFN has developed an adolescent/adult, web-based Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) training curriculum that will be offered through a series of web-based and clinical modules completed over a 15 week period of time.  The 40 hour didactic training will be followed by a two-day, 16 hour clinical skills workshop.  The course will be offered four times between 2011 and 2012, allowing for a maximum of 75 clinicians per training.  Overall this project will train 300 clinicians.  The entire training will be offered at no cost to the participants.

Apply now as the deadline to apply for Course 1 (September 12 through December 14, 2011) is July 22!

Date/Time: 
04/23/2014 (All day)
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Denim Day USA
Description: 

For the past 15 years, Peace Over Violence has run the Denim Day in L.A. and USA campaign on a Wednesday in April in honor of Sexual Violence Awareness Month. The campaign was originally triggered by a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court where a rape conviction was overturned because the justices felt that since the victim was wearing tight jeans she must have helped her rapist remove her jeans, thereby implying consent.  The following day, the women in the Italian Parliament came to work wearing jeans in solidarity with the victim. Peace Over Violence developed the Denim Day campaign in response to this case and the activism surrounding it. Since then, wearing jeans on Denim Day has become a symbol of protest against erroneous and destructive attitudes about sexual assault. In this rape prevention education campaign we ask community members, elected officials, businesses and students to make a social statement with their fashion by wearing jeans on this day as a visible means of protest against the misconceptions that surround sexual assault. This year’s Denim Day will be held on April 23, 2014 and will focus on educating the community at large on the legal definition of consent.

Date/Time: 
04/24/2013 - 6:00am
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Description: 
Date/Time: 
05/20/2014 - 3:00pm
Location
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
SAMHSA
Description: 

Girls communicate in both positive and destructive ways through social media. This session will explore the digital world of girls and provide strategies for using technology to reach, engage with, and support girls’ in achieving recovery and developing resiliency.

Date/Time: 
01/23/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Olga Phoenix Project: Healing for Social Change
Event Contact
Contact Email: 
phoenix.olga@gmail.com
Description: 

~~January is a Human Trafficking Awareness Month. To commemorate and honor human trafficking victims all over the world, and to raise awareness about this particularly heinous crime against humanity, we are bringing you new webinar series: "Human Trafficking Next Door: Recognizing and Preventing Human Slavery in United States." Here is what you will be able to learn through attending these series:

  • What human trafficking looks like in the United States, including populations, venues, and barriers to identification;
  • Understand realities of human trafficking victims;
  • Learn to distinguish between different forms of human trafficking: such as sex, labor, and domestic servitude;
  • Will be able to identify special considerations for Domestic Minor Trafficking Victims special needs, reporting DMTV crimes, and learn promising practices from the field;
  • Identify intersections between human trafficking and domestic/sexual violence, know red flags, and indicators;
  •  Identify and utilize available tools and resources from the field of human trafficking prevention.

 

  1. Overview and Statistics
  2. Intersections between DMTV and Runaway/Homeless Youth/LGBTQ Youth
  3. Special Needs of DMTV
  4. Reporting DMTV
  5. Promising Practices from the Field
Date/Time: 
04/19/2013 (All day)
Location
Address: 
City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
A Long Walk Home
Description: 

Teal is the color that represents sexual assault awareness. ALWH would like everyone to create awareness by dressing in teal. 

Date/Time: 
04/18/2011 (All day) to 04/19/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Sexual Assault Summit
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel
310 Fourth Street
 

City: 
Niagara Falls, NY
Postal Code: 
14303
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Sacred Circle
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Sacred Circle
Contact Phone: 
605-341-2050
Contact Website: 
http://www.sacred-circle.com/
Description: 

 The Ending Violence Against Native Women Training Institute provides a strong foundation for advocates and their allies to work effectively with their own programs and within a coordinated response. The Institute begins with a one day plenary session to build a shared understanding of the dynamics of violence against native women and highlights coordinated community response initiatives. The last 4 days you will attend one of the five workshops offered and closing ceremony.

Date/Time: 
03/26/2014 - 2:00pm
Location
Address: 

Your computer!

Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
NCVC
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Ilse Knecht
Contact Email: 
iknecht@ncvc.org
Contact Website: 
http://victimsofcrime.org/dna/trainings
Description: 

This webinar, presented by members of the Houston Police Department, describes the cultural shift that occurred within the Houston Police Department over the last two and a half years as a result of a grant from the National Institute of Justice to examine the issue of untested evidence in sexual assaults. The paradigm shift took more than training or revised protocols, but resulted in the integration of stakeholder services and a renewed focus on victims’ needs; both which improve sexual assault investigations and outcomes for victims.  This webinar will highlight the creation of the justice advocate position and the victim notification project as two components that clearly contributed to the culture change.

Date/Time: 
04/12/2011 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Committee on Pay Equity
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
National Committee on Pay Equity
Contact Email: 
fairpay@pay-equity.org
Description: 

This date symbolizes how far into 2011 women must work to earn what men earned in 2010.
Equal Pay Day was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996 as a public awareness event to illustrate the gap between men's and women's wages.
 

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