Speak Out! It’s your chance to be heard and to witness!
Poetry, personal narratives, creative writings, spoken word, performance art, visual art, etc…
The Orange County Rape Crisis Center will host the 7th Annual Shout Out Against Sexual Violence on Wednesday, April 1st at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center from 6:00-8:00pm. This event, annually hosted during Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, is an evening of expression including personal thoughts, opinions, and experiences surrounding the issues of rape and sexual assault. Survivors of sexual violence and those who care about them will have the opportunity to read works and perform pieces related to the impact of sexual violence. There will be a period for open mic following the submitted program pieces as time allows. Michelle Johnson, LCSW will close the evening.
If you would like to submit a piece to the Shout Out, please send it to Jessica Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate whether you will present this piece at the Shout Out or if you would like a staff member or volunteer to present it as an anonymous submission. Please have all submissions in by Friday, March 27th.
If you need special accommodations for this event or would like more information about the Shout Out, contact Jessica Clark at 968-4647 or email@example.com.
Come join the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault at their 20th Anniversary Celebration and Conference! You won’t want to miss the festivities hosted at one of North Carolina’s most captivating landscapes, the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. The conference will be rich in content and feature workshops on primary prevention, human trafficking, working with underserved populations, and law enforcement. There will also be an evening boat cruise to celebrate NCCASA’s 20th Anniversary and the hard work and successes of the anti-sexual violence movement. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with advocates from across the state working to end sexual violence! Registration Fees:
Members: $125/per person
Non-members: $175/per person
Students: One day--$25/per person; Full conference--$50/per person
One day only: $75/per person HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS
Call the Sheraton New Bern at 1-800-326-3754 or (252) 638-3585 and ask for the “North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault Conference.” Rooms are limited and only rooms booked by April 19, 2009 can receive the special $82.00 nightly rate (plus tax and service charge).
Questions? Contact Kristen Howe, Director of Training and Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-888-737-CASA (2272).
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