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.

Date/Time: 
04/07/2011 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Location
Address: 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, 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: 

Thursday, April 7, 2011, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
(eastern time)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Featured speaker: Judy Shepard,
Mother of Hate Crime Victim and President and
Cofounder of the Matthew Shepard Foundation
 

Date/Time: 
04/10/2011 (All day) to 04/16/2011 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crimes
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Office for Victims of Crimes
Contact Phone: 
202-307-5983
Description: 

Each April since 1981, OVC has helped lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) by promoting victims’ rights and honoring crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

The next NCVRW will be observed April 10-16, 2011. The theme for NCVRW 2011 is "Reshaping the Future, Honoring the Past." and the theme colors are teal, yellow, and black
 

Date/Time: 
10/12/2011 (All day) to 10/14/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center

City: 
National Harbor
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Contact Phone: 
202–307–5911
Contact Website: 
http://www.ojjdp.gov/index.html
Description: 

Registration is now open!

On October 12-14, 2011, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) will host its National Conference, "Children's Justice & Safety: Unite, Build, Lead," at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.

Workshops, plenaries, and presentations by leading experts and researchers will promote evidence-based practices that address emerging concerns in delinquency prevention, juvenile justice, and victimization. Topics will include crimes against children, anti-gang strategies, children's exposure to violence, disproportionate minority contact, girls' delinquency, tribal youth programs, emergency planning for juvenile justice, faith-based and community involvement, mentoring, truancy and bullying, and substance abuse, among others.

Registration is free. Register today.
 

Date/Time: 
03/18/2011 (All day) to 03/20/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Fairmont Hotel

City: 
SAN FRANCISCO
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Amnest International USA
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Amnesty International USA
Contact Email: 
agm@aiusa.org
Description: 

Amnesty International's 50th Anniversary Annual General Meeting. It's not just an amazing event for connecting with fellow Amnesty supporters from around the country, it's a valuable opportunity for gaining essential skills in human rights advocacy, volunteering and community organizing. Informative panels - led by inspiring speakers, celebrities and politicians -- and a fun program of live music and extraordinary entertainment all weekend long will make this event an unforgettable one.

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.
 

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