For Survivors, Friends, Family, Allies, Partners,Professionals, and Those Who Care
A free community event. All are welcome.
Interpreter service provided by Fair Access for the Deaf An Evening with Mike Lew
Mike Lew, M.Ed., is highly regarded world-wide in the field of adult male recovery from childhood sexualabuse. He is a counselor, teacher, lecturer and has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show among others.
We are currently selling t-shirts that contain Sexual Assault statistics for people to wear, with a pair of jeans, on the National Day of Action. Also, we are going to have individual standing along the main street with signs and banners containing information meant to educate the public about Sexual Assault and its effect on those who have been involved in such abuse.
Take Back the Night first appeared in Europe in 1976 and has continued throughout the world as a sign of empowerment for women, men, and children. The Ticonderoga Campus of North Country Community College in conjunction with Essex County Sexual Assault Services will be hosting this Take Back the Night and it would be our honor to have you as part of it.
This international conference provides a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth, networking, and the dissemination of new knowledge in the area of sexually traumatized boys and men. This four-day event will feature numerous workshops for male survivors of sexual abuse, their loved ones/partners, and professionals who work with them.
Who will attend:
Adult male survivors of sexual abuse and possibly their spouse/significant other and family
Clinical and social service professionals
Lawyers, law enforcement professionals, and legal advocates
For five years, the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault has organized the highest profile, public event to break the silence around sexual violence in New York City. And we are inviting you to join the chorus of voices.
The Sexual Assault Yearly Speak Out is a day-long community event in Union Square Park. Through personal testimonials, poetry, music and spoken word, survivors, advocates, activists, and artists raise public awareness about where to get help and how to end the epidemic of sexual violence in New York City.
This year's fifth annual SAYSO! takes place on Friday, May 9th, from
noon to 10:00 pm. There will be performances with survivor testimony, as service providers distribute resource materials to approximately 3,000 people expected.
On behalf of the SAYSO! organizing committee, I invite you to be a
part of this special day. We are seeking artists and organizations
whose work speaks to a diverse audience. Your involvement would
contribute enormously to our efforts to reach out to more New Yorkers than ever before.
Justice for Victims: Building a foundation in victims’ rights and services
Join up to 50 crime victim service providers from across the state for a challenging week learning about crimes, victims’ needs and the systems that are designed to serve them. Build your professional skills and agency capacity by gaining information, collaboration strategies, case management techniques and tools. Registration fee of $325 includes lodging in a townhouse suite, meals, NYSVAA Textbook and Resource Manual, training materials and classes.
Application and more information is at http://www.nyscasa.org/svaa/ or contact 518 482-4222, ext. 306, or email@example.com. Applications will be considered beginning on April 15, 2008. This is a project of the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault funded by the New York State Legislature.
Over a Decade of Healing Through Art
Friday, Oct. 3rd--Artist's Reception and Opening 6:00-8:00 pm
Saturday, Oct. 4th--Show and Gallery Open 11:00 am-5:00 pm
For more information contact Holly Beck at 631-264-5915 ext. 302 firstname.lastname@example.org
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