Date/Time: 
08/08/2011 (All day) to 08/12/2011 (All day)
Location
City: 
Madison
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
OVCTTAC
Contact Phone: 
1-866-682-8822
Contact Email: 
TTAC@ovcttac.org
Description: 

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) in the U.S. Department of Justice sponsors the National Victim Assistance Academy (NVAA). The NVAA is comprised of education and skill-based classroom trainings for those who assist victims and survivors of crime in the United States, including the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, and any other territory or possession of the United States. While international applicants may apply to attend the Academy, please note that the training is not designed to meet the needs of the specific target populations who live outside of the United States. If accepted to attend, international applicants must cover all expenses involved and are responsible to obtain the appropriate documents necessary for travel to and within the United States.

Date/Time: 
08/02/2011 (All day) to 08/03/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Crowne Plaza Denver Hotel

City: 
Denver
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
The Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime
Contact Email: 
src@ncvc.org
Description: 

The Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime is pleased to announce an exciting training opportunity. The National Conference on Stalking on Campus will be held in Denver, Colorado on August 2-3, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Denver Hotel.

The National Conference on Stalking on Campus will enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of attendees to address the high rates of stalking on college and university campuses. The conference will provide important tools and resources, such as the newly released Model Campus Stalking Policy, and information on relevant topics, including stalking and technology.

The conference will feature an array of nationally renowned trainers on the issues of stalking on campuses, including experts from the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, and victim services. As always, our conference will provide an opportunity to network with your colleagues from across the country about challenges facing practitioners in this field.

This conference is open to anyone working on a college or university campus, or those with campuses in their community, including law enforcement, advocates, and other service providers. Registration is free of charge. Please note that priority for registration is given to grantees of the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.
 

Date/Time: 
08/08/2011 (All day) to 08/10/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center

City: 
National Harbor
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Contact Website: 
http://www.ojjdp.gov/
Description: 

Today's schools face a host of interrelated issues and challenges that influence student safety, well-being, and achievement. This conference concentrates on what is currently being done and what we can improve upon to positively affect key issues the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS) is striving to improve upon across our nations schools. Community leaders will have an opportunity to explore these topics show how we can take action on these new initiatives.

Sessions at the conference will focus on youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention; bullying and cyberbullying; violence prevention in schools; emergency management; health, mental health, and physical education; data collection; special populations; and emerging issues. The conference targets potential OSDFS grantees, juvenile justice practitioners, policymakers, education and prevention leaders, and school administrators, among others.


Registration is available online. Online registration will close on July 22, 2011, or when space is no longer available.
 

Date/Time: 
04/26/2011 (All day) to 04/30/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

1010 Waugh Houston TX 77019

City: 
Houston
Postal Code: 
77019
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Houston Area Women's Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Frida Villalobos
Contact Email: 
fvillalobos@hawc.org
Description: 

Jeans for Justice Display at the Houston Area Women's Center court yard in honor of sexual assault survivors

Date/Time: 
06/14/2011 (All day) to 06/17/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, NW
 

City: 
Washington
Postal Code: 
20001
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
NNEDV and NAESV
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NAESV
Contact Email: 
info@naesv.org
Contact Website: 
http://naesv.org/
Description: 

NNEDV and NAESV are once again partnering for our annual
Advocacy Day. This year, more than ever, we need you on the Hill!
• Tuesday: Participants Arrive
• Wednesday: Full Day Training and Post-Training Appetizers
• Thursday: Congressional Breakfast, Hill Visits and Afternoon Debrief
• Friday: Grant Administration Discussion with Judge Sue Carbon and other OVW Representatives
Stay tuned for more information and registration details.
 

Date/Time: 
04/18/2011 (All day) to 04/19/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Sexual Assault Summit
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel
310 Fourth Street
 

City: 
Niagara Falls, NY
Postal Code: 
14303
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Sacred Circle
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Sacred Circle
Contact Phone: 
605-341-2050
Contact Website: 
http://www.sacred-circle.com/
Description: 

 The Ending Violence Against Native Women Training Institute provides a strong foundation for advocates and their allies to work effectively with their own programs and within a coordinated response. The Institute begins with a one day plenary session to build a shared understanding of the dynamics of violence against native women and highlights coordinated community response initiatives. The last 4 days you will attend one of the five workshops offered and closing ceremony.

Date/Time: 
03/31/2011 - 5:15pm
Location
Address: 

 Senate Side Lawn
(Across from Capitol steps, Constitution Ave.)

City: 
Washington, D.C.
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Senator Lisa Murkowski and the Alaska Congressional Delegation
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Kristi Williams
Contact Phone: 
202-224-6665
Contact Email: 
Kristi_Williams@Murkowski.Senate.gov
Contact Website: 
http://www.murkowski.senate.gov
Description: 

You are invited to participate in the Choose Respect rally tomorrow, beginning at 5:15 pm at the Senate Side Lawn of the Capitol.  The event is part of a 55-community march in solidarity against sexual abuse and domestic violence, to stand up against the unacceptable epidemic of violence in Alaska, and bring healing and justice to victims and survivors.  The message of the Choose Respect campaign is simple – “You are not alone, and you are not to blame.”

Date/Time: 
04/12/2011 - 2:30pm to 04/15/2011 - 3:30pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Jennifer Benner
Contact Email: 
jbenner@nsvrc.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.nsvrc.org
Description: 

This online forum will provide a one-hour live real time xChange of information on April 12, 2011 from 2:30-3:30 pm Eastern on the effectiveness of bystander intervention approaches moderated by Dr. Victoria Banyard. Bystander intervention serves as the central theme and approach in the National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s 2011 Sexual Assault Awareness Month Campaign: It’s Time…to Get Involved.
 
Participate in the continued discussion on bystander intervention through April 15th. This exchange will not be a real time discussion but the forum will be open for questions, responses and comments; responses will be posted daily.
 
Learn more.

Date/Time: 
04/27/2011 (All day)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Peace Over Violence
Description: 

Wear jeans to raise awareness of sexual assault issues and expel myths.

Date/Time: 
04/08/2011 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
Address: 

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
1301 Constitution Avenue, NW
 

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Contact Phone: 
202-973-8715
Description: 


Reception immediately following ceremony.

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