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.
A story of sacrifice, unity and transedence, Pray the Devil Back to Hell honors the strength and perserverance of the women of Liberia. Inspiring, uplifting and most of all motivating, it is a compelling testimony of how grassroots activism can alter the history of nations.
On Thursday, November 7 Cassia Spohn, Foundation Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University, presents research from a National Institute of Justice funded study in which Spohn and colleague Katharine Tellis investigated police and prosecutorial decision making in sexual assault cases. The study uses quantitative data on sexual assaults reported to the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in 2008, and qualitative data from interviews with detectives and deputy district attorneys.Cassia Spohn is a Foundation Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. She is the author or co-author of five books, including The Color of Justice: Race, Ethnicity and Crime in America and How Do Judges Decide: The Search for Fairness and Equity in Punishment. A sixth book, Policing and Prosecuting Sexual Assault: Inside the Criminal Justice System will be published in 2013. Her research interests include prosecutorial and judicial decision making, the intersections of race, ethnicity, crime and justice, and sexual assault case processing decisions.
Renowned Healer/Author/ Health Activist, Queen Afua, will be starring in the healing theatrical, 'If your Womb could Talk', a dramatization of her highly acclaimed book, 'Overcoming an Angry Vagina: A Journey to Womb Wellness'. Hear the stories, and testimonies of women overcoming their drama, and healing their bodies through releasing emotional trauma's from their past. Call 201-898-9905 for RSVP information.
VIBS Family Violence & Rape Crisis Center/Stony Brook University Medical Center/Stony Brook University School of Nursing
VIBS Family Violence and Rape Crisis Center, in collaboration with Stony Brook University Medical Center and the School of Nursing is pleased to offer the first SANE/SAFE training program on Long Island (NY). This comprehansive 40 hour course will offer instruction on how to provide a medical assessment and collect forensic evidence in cases of adult or adolescent sexual assault or rape, eligibility to become a NYS SAFE, 40 CEU's, and a free course text and manual. This training is anticipated to recieve New York State Department of Health accreditation on or around October 1st, 2010.
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