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: 
04/16/2011 - 11:30am to 05/07/2011 - 11:30am
Location
Address: 

2687 Cherry Ave.

City: 
Signal Hill
Postal Code: 
90755
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
360 Training Centers
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Johanna Fisher
Contact Phone: 
562-424-4666
Contact Email: 
johanna@360trainingcenters.com
Contact Website: 
http://360kravmaga.com/
Description: 

4 Week Women Only Self Defense Program. We meet every Saturday starting April 16th, 2011 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm (90 minutes) The workshop will focuse on common attacks women encounter. You will learn combatives including punches, palm heel strikes, elbows, knees and kicks. Self defense techniques will include defenses against hair grabs, chokes on the floor, bear hugs, chokes from the front, chokes from the behind, choke from the side and several other techniques. These workshops are taught by our senior insrustor Jeannie Vukotic.

Location

734 A St.
San Rafael, CA 94901-3923
United States
Phone: 415-457-2464
Fax: 415-457-6457

Online

Location

4390 Telegraph Ave. #A
Oakland, CA 94609-2954
United States
Phone: 510-547-2360
Fax: 510-547-3258

Online

Location

3 Williams Rd.
Salinas, CA 93905
United States
Phone: 831-757-5221
Fax: 831-757-6212

Online

Location

3543 18th Street #19
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
Phone: 415-751-7110
Fax: 415-751-0806

Online

Date/Time: 
03/23/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Berkeley Campus

City: 
Berkeley
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
MaleSurvivor
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Trisha Massa
Contact Phone: 
1800-738-4181
Contact Email: 
ytamassa@aol.com
Description: 

Dare to Dream will provide male survivors with a safe and comfortable environment to join others in lifting the veil of secrecy and shame from their experience. The program will feature the screening of a film or television program with relevant subject matter, a facilitated panel discussion, and an opportunity to learn about local resources and support groups.

 

Date/Time: 
04/05/2011 - 9:00am to 04/07/2011 - 3:30pm
Location
Address: 

The Hilton San Diego Bayfront 1 Park Boulevard 
(619) 564-3333

City: 
San Diego
Postal Code: 
92101
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice; Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice; and the Verizon Foundation
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Mehry Mohseni
Contact Phone: 
619-236-9404
Contact Email: 
mehry@nfjca.org
Contact Website: 
www.familyjusticecenter.org
Description: 

The 11th Annual International FJC Conference, "Dream Big…Change the World” hosted by the Family Justice Center Alliance, will include discussions on issues related to the handling of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, elder abuse and stalking cases in the context of the Family Justice Center model. The Alliance welcomes law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, shelter staff, community-based victim advocates, civil attorneys, judges, counselors, policy makers, elected officials, board members, survivors, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, medical personnel, educators, and all others interested in the future of family violence prevention. The conference faculty includes nationally and internationally recognized subject matter experts, advocates, and survivors. This conference will focus on leadership, accountability to survivors, guiding principles and promising practices in the rapidly evolving national and international movement toward Family Justice Centers and other approaches to co-located, multidisciplinary services for victims of family violence and their children. The conference will also include practical, hands-on training for police officers, prosecutors, advocates, and medical professionals in the day to day handling of domestic violence and sexual assault cases. This year’s conference will be in partnership with the National District Attorneys Association, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse. Professionals from the child abuse and domestic violence intervention and prevention fields will be able to network and cross-train while attending various shared sessions.

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