The marches will combine for the rally at the First Unitarian church at 2125 Chestnut St. We will have a “Bust the Myths” action outside the church. The event will continue with a speak-out and testimonials of survivors and supports “Breaking the Silence” about their experiences with domestic & sexual violence and to reduce the stigma of talking about violence. We will end with a candle light vigil to remember and support victims and survivors of violence as well as a symbol of the importance of shedding light on and talking about violence in our communities. Tables and resources will be set up by supporting organizations in our coalition.
Profesessional in the Know: Creating safe Spaces for Employees and ConsumersThis workshop will provide tools and techniques that professionals can utilize in the workplace to promote safe environments for their employees and consumers. Focus areas include an organizations role in preventing sexual violence, the cost of sexual violence in the workplace, screening for sexual violence and promoting cultures of respect and dignity.
Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc. (VSC) is a non-profit organization serving victims of crime in Montgomery County. We offer comprehensive services, including counseling, legal advocacy, community education and two 24-hour crisis hotlines. All of our services are free and confidential to the community.All proceeds from this event will benefit victims of sexual violence and child sexual abuse.April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (S.A.A.M.) and Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc. recognizes S.A.A.M. with a community event dedicated to increasing awareness of sexual violence. Come join us and show your support of the community and victims of sexual violence and child sexual abuse! “Run for S.A.A.M.” will take place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 9:00am-12:00pm at Norristown Farm Park in Norristown, Pennsylvania. “Run for S.A.A.M.” will be a fun event for the whole family, and pets, to enjoy! We will have food, music, community tables and activities for children and family members to visit after the run.Your contribution to our Run for S.A.A.M. will help us to continue to fund free and confidential counseling and advocacy services to victims of sexual assault, child abuse, homicide and other violent crimes, as well as safety and risk reduction programs in schools, colleges, and institutions throughout the county.#vsc5kPlease visit our website to register or get more information!www.victimservicescenter.orghttp://www.victimservicescenter.org/#!run-for-saam/c12sd
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