Date/Time: 
04/27/2011 - 8:30am to 2:30pm
Location
City: 
Charlottesville
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
SARA, Foothills Child Advocacy Center, and The Shelter for Help in Emergency
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Jasmine Brock
Contact Phone: 
434-295-7273
Description: 

Clergy, youth ministers, congregational leaders, religious education teachers, and all interested adults who care about the health and well-being of children are encouraged to attend this forum on child abuse prevention presented by SARA, Foothills Child Advocacy Center, and The Shelter for Help in Emergency.

Learn:

  • Facts about the problem of child sexual abuse including prevalence, consequences and circumstances of child sexual abuse.
  • The importance of talking about the prevention of sexual abuse with children and other adults.
  • How the community is collaborating to identify and help children exposed to domestic violence.


Develop:

  • Simple, effective strategies for protecting children from sexual abuse.
  • The signs of sexual abuse or exposure to domestic violence so that you might intervene and be able to react responsibly.
  • New skills for adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse
  • Ideas for integrating abuse prevention into your existing educational programs

Share with your congregation:

  • Policies to keep children safe
  • Community resources
  • Additional training opportunities from the sponsor organizations
  • Prevention and intervention skills
Date/Time: 
04/20/2011 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location
City: 
Boise
Postal Code: 
83706
Country: 
253
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Micaela Rios
Contact Phone: 
208-384-0419
Contact Email: 
micaelar@idvsa.org
Description: 

National speakers, including Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D., Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, Ph.D, and Nan Stein, Ed.D will examine the prevalence of sexual harassment and gender-based violence that teens face, its effects on teens in school, relationships, mental and physical health, future victimization or perpetration, and academic success. Presenters will look at the root causes of sexual harassment and gender-based violence as well as the legal implications for schools. As a learning community, participants will explore promising primary prevention strategies in preventing adolescent peer-to-peer sexual harassment and gender-based violence.

Date/Time: 
04/20/2011 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location
City: 
Boise
Postal Code: 
83706
Country: 
253
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Micaela Rios
Contact Phone: 
208-384-0419
Contact Email: 
micaelar@idvsa.org
Description: 

Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D., internationally acclaimed media critic, author, and film maker will present how advertising impact the health and safety of women and girls, including gender-based violence, eating disorders, and addiction.

Date/Time: 
04/15/2011 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location
City: 
Lihue
Postal Code: 
96766
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Kauai Community College
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Brian Alston
Contact Phone: 
217-1831
Description: 

Kaua‘i Community College is hosting Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, the International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence.

The event is scheduled for from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday with a march through campus, speakers, music, and raffle followed by lunch, a news release states. There will be information booths, t-shirts, and prizes for participants.

Each year, an ever-increasing number of men, women, and their families are joining to demonstrate that men are willing and able to be courageous partners with women in making the world a safer place, the release states.

Register online!  
 

Date/Time: 
04/16/2011 - 9:00am
Location
City: 
Augusta
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
ASU's Counseling Center
Contact Phone: 
(706) 737-1471
Description: 

The Walk to Prevent Sexual Violence is scheduled for Saturday to increase awareness about sexual assault. Augusta State University, Paine College, University Hospital's Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services and WRDW-TV (Channel 12) are working together to host the walk as part of the partnership's second annual Take Back the Day observance.

The event begins at 9 a.m. after a brief ceremony at ASU's D. Douglas Barnard Jr. Amphitheatre . Registration , which begins at 8 a.m., is $10 for individuals, $15 for families and $5 for students.
 

Date/Time: 
04/26/2011 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
City: 
Elkins
Postal Code: 
26241
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Davis & Elkins College
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Susie Mullens
Contact Phone: 
304-637-1203
Contact Email: 
mullenss@dewv.edu
Contact Website: 
www.dewv.edu
Description: 

The schedule is as follows:
5:30pm- Posters by Graham’s Sexual Assault Class & Clothes Line Project from WAIC
6:00-7:00 (or 7:30) video, power point/interaction, discussion (including drug facilitated sexual assault)
7:30 Awareness Walk Around Campus

Date/Time: 
04/27/2011 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Location
City: 
Brownsville, Texas
Postal Code: 
78520
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Friendship of Women and UTB/TSC
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
David Mariscal
Contact Phone: 
956-882-5141
Contact Email: 
david.mariscal@utb.edu
Description: 

Denim Day with outreach information table

Date/Time: 
04/30/2011 - 8:00am
Location
City: 
Peninsula
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Girls With Sole and RAINN
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Rape Crisis Center of Medina and Summit Counties
Contact Phone: 
330.764.8635
Description: 

What: 4.5 mile Trail Run, $25 Race Fee Required

Where: 701 Truxell Road, Peninsula

When: April 30, 2011, 9:00am: Registration from 8-8:30a

How: Register online om OR pick up your registration packet on April 28th between 6-8pm at Verticle Runner, or the morning of the race!
 


Awards to Top 5 Male/Female Runners. Raffle prizes and much more! A portion of each race entry supports the Rape Crisis Center of Summit and Medina Counties!
 

Date/Time: 
04/20/2011 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
City: 
Lancaster
Postal Code: 
17602
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
YWCA Lancaster Sexual Assault Prevention and Counseling Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Yvonne Russo-Devosa
Contact Phone: 
717-393-1735 ext.257
Contact Email: 
yrussodevosa@ywcalancaster.org
Contact Website: 
http://www.ywcalancaster.org
Description: 

Listen, maybe share and find support with survivors, their familes, friends and community advocates who work to end sexual violence. The evening will include an opening speaker and personal stories of survival. The event is free, dress is casual and light snacks will be provided.

Date/Time: 
04/29/2011 - 5:00pm
Location
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Rape Crisis Center of Summit & Medina Counties
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Rape Crisis Center of Summit & Medina Counties.
Contact Email: 
Danaz@scmcbws.org
Description: 

The event will feature men with their hearts in the right place, walking in high heels to help educate others about gender violence. Women and girls are invited to walk, too.

''The top 12 individuals who raise the most funds for the Rape Crisis Center will receive a red chocolate stiletto by Fairlawn's own North Coast Expressions,'' said event spokeswoman Mary Hartz. ''The chocolate stiletto may also be purchased by family and friends walking in the event or for any shoe lover. The limited edition red stiletto designed specifically for the event will be offered now through April 29 for $30, with $5 from the sale of every shoe going to the Rape Crisis Center.''

Registration is 5 to 6 p.m.
 

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