Date/Time: 
03/17/2011 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

University of California, Berkeley
International House - 2299 Piedmont Avenue

City: 
Berkeley
Postal Code: 
94720
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Amnesty International
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Amnesty International
Contact Email: 
youth@aiusa.org
Description: 

Join Amnesty International’s first-ever Change our World Youth Summit where activists from the ages of 14 - 25 will share their experiences of human rights work.

  • Raise your voice and take part in a Call to Action
  • Learn about Amnesty International's work
  • Become a dynamic student leader & take Human Rights Activism to a new level on your school campus and beyond

 

What To Expect!

At the Youth Summit, you will be able to share experiences of human rights work on campus, exchange ideas about creative activism, learn how to be effective activists, and find out about the endless opportunities for youth within Amnesty International.
 

Date/Time: 
04/01/2011 (All day) to 04/30/2011 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NSVRC
Contact Phone: 
717-909-0710
Contact Website: 
http://www.nsvrc.org
Description: 

The 2011 national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign explores common, everyday behaviors and offers individuals viable, responsible ways to intervene. This primary prevention approach helps to create environments where people are safe in their relationships, families, neighborhoods, schools, work places and communities. This year’s SAAM brings together resources and information, thus offering everyone the opportunity to address behaviors before sexual violence occurs.
 

Date/Time: 
07/20/2011 - 1:00pm to 07/24/2011 - 12:00pm
Location
City: 
Brockport
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Women's Martial Arts Federation
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Shirley Phelps
Contact Phone: 
908-393-9653
Contact Email: 
sphelps2008@juno.com
Contact Website: 
http://www.justthinkin.us
Description: 

The National Women's Martial Arts Federation (NWMAF) Self-Defense Instructors Conference (SDIC) will begin on Wednesday, July 20th and, new this year, will continue through the end of Special Training (ST) Sunday, July 24th. As in the past, the Self-Defense Empowerment Model Course (SDEMC) will be led by a team of certified self-defense instructors and is required by those seeking NWMAF self-defense certification and open to those looking to learn about NWMAF's empowerment model of self-defense. SDIC is looking to create an exciting program with a balance of physical, interactive, and lecture format sessions. The goals include having a conference, which reflects the values implicit in the feminist/social justice empowerment model of self-defense. These values include the core competencies that focus on understanding the culture of violence and gender-based violence, interconnections of racism, classism, and sexism, LGBTQ inclusion and inclusion of a range of physical abilities and ages.

Date/Time: 
04/01/2011 (All day) to 04/03/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Florida State University

City: 
Tallahassee
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Organization for Men Against Sexism
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NOMAS
Contact Phone: 
303-666-7043
Contact Email: 
info@nomas.org
Description: 

36th National Conference on Men & Masculinity with the 23rd Men's Studies Association Meeting

[Breaking Out of The Box] Re-Defining Masculinity


Join NOMAS and MARC at Florida State University for a full 3-day program of, workshops, keynotes, entertainment and general discussion on gender and social justice. Nationally noted presenters such as Alan D. Berkowits, Chris Kilmartin, Ben Atherton-Zeman, Robert Brannon, Barry Goldstein, and Carey Satell, will conduct sessions on a variety of topics including the anti-sexist men's movement, sexual violence prevention, social norms, gender construction, homophobia, eco-feminism, child custody, racism, and more.

Register online!
 

Date/Time: 
03/14/2011 (All day) to 03/15/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Westin San Diego Hotel 400 West Broadway San Diego, CA 92001

City: 
San Diego, California
Postal Code: 
92001
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
International Association of Forensic Nurses
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Kim Day
Contact Email: 
kimday@iafn.org
Description: 

Join the IAFN at the Westin San Diego Hotel, March 14-15, 2011, as they explore the complex issues of use of photography in forensic practices, including when to take photographs, patient consent, release of photographs for criminal investigation, storage of photographs, and future trends.
 
Top speakers in the field will inform our discussions and help promote the groundwork for developing best practices for photography used in forensic nursing.

Registration fees are low for this two-day comprehensive symposium--just $149 for IAFN members or $199 for nonmembers! But register now as the window for early registration rates will end January 18, 2011, and registration is limited to 200!

Date/Time: 
03/30/2011 (All day) to 04/01/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Hampton Roads Convention Center
1610 Coliseum Drive
 

City: 
Hampton
Postal Code: 
23666
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Melissa Leigh
Contact Phone: 
804-786-8467
Contact Website: 
http://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/vcss/training/1011/CampusSAForum.cfm
Description: 

The Department of Criminal Justice Services, in collaboration with the International Association of College Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) and the Virginia Association of College Law Enforcement Administrators (VACLEA), is hosting a National Forum on Campus Sexual Assault. This Forum is designed to bring together experts in the field of campus sexual assault to discuss the latest research, policies, legal challenges, interdisciplinary cooperation, and reporting issues.

This forum has been structured to encourage a cross disciplinary approach to this complex campus and community public health issue. Leading national experts will discuss critical issues that impact the policies and procedures that must be in place for the proper management and investigation of sexual assaults reported to colleges and universities. Facilitated question and answer sessions will allow for participant interaction with panels of subject matter experts.

Attendees will have significant opportunities to share expertise and resources with colleagues from across the country. Suggested participants include: campus police and security personnel, municipal law enforcement with a connection to institutions of higher education, student life professionals, counseling and women’s center professionals, prosecutors, mental health professionals and other interested campus or community personnel.

More information is available online.

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.
 

Date/Time: 
07/14/2011 (All day) to 07/17/2011 (All day)
Location
City: 
Miami
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
SisterSong
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
SisterSong
Contact Phone: 
404-756-2680
Contact Website: 
http://www.sistersong.net/
Description: 

SisterSong's 2011 Let's Talk About Sex National Conference is a celebration of the movement for reproductive health, reproductive rights and reproductive justice. The mission of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective is to secure reproductive rights by amplifying and strengthening the collective voices of Indigenous women and women of color.


This four-day conference will include workshops and plenary sessions on topics such as birth control, senior sexuality, STDs, microbicides, gynecological health and wellness, erotica, militarism, youth sexuality, and more, all through a reproductive justice lens. We are expecting 1,300 conference attendees to participate in engaging sessions that address before, during, and after sex!
 

Date/Time: 
06/20/2011 (All day) to 06/22/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Washingtion on Capitol Hill

City: 
Washington DC
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Shalini Batra
Contact Phone: 
202-467-8725
Contact Email: 
sbatra@ncvc.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.ncvc.org
Description: 

National Center for Victims of Crime 2011 National Conference

The National Center is pleased to present the National Center for Victims of Crime 2011 National Conference. The 2011 National Conference will be held June 20-22, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. As in past years, this conference will emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. Our National Conference is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and reserachers to share current developments and build new collaborations. Conference sessions will highlight practical information to better support services for the wide range of persons victimized by crimes of all types. Our 2011 National Conference will feature:

  • Over 80 skill-building, research-focused workshops
  • Expert multidisciplinary presenters from across the country
  • Four thought-provoking plenary sessions
  • Networking opportunities with providers from multiple disciplines
  • Information-packed exhibits
     

More information available online

Date/Time: 
08/14/2011 (All day) to 08/17/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Marriott Philadelpha Downtown

City: 
Philadelphia
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The National Organization for Victim Assistance
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
The National Organization for Victim Assistance
Contact Phone: 
(703) 535-NOVA
Description: 

SAVE THE DATE!

The 37th NOVA Conference, August 14-17, 2011, will be at the Marriott Downtown Philadelphia. This Conference will also include a special commemoration with the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

Scholarships are avaliable to attend the conference.  Apply by May 17, 2011!

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