CCASA, COVA and Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains
The Vagina Monologues, the award winning episodic play by Eve Ensler, will be making an appearance in the Denver community this April. This event is being sponsored by the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA), the Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA), and Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains. This benefit performance will raise funds for CCASA and COVA to provide services for victims of sexual assault throughout the state. All ticket proceeds benefit CCASA and COVA and will help their work with women in Colorado.
The 2009 Denver production of the Vagina Monologues is comprised of a group of wonderful women from the Denver community who are coming together to raise funds for sexual assault victims in Colorado. The cast includes 23 fantastic women from Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, Project Safeguard, the Denver Foundation, college students, sex columnists and much more!
Co-Sponsored by the Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies and the National Center for Victims of Crime
The Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities National Training Conference is scheduled for September 30-October 2, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Content tracks for the conference include foundations, individual responses, systems and community responses, and innovative collaborative efforts.
The National Professional Training Conference on Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities will serve to enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of providers to better serve people with disabilities who are victims of crime, abuse, and neglect. The conference will facilitate partnerships among the fields of victim assistance, advocacy for persons with disabilities, and allied professions for conference participation.
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is pleased to present this targeted technical assistance project to strengthen the Office on Violence Against Women’s (OVW) sustainability efforts regarding Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Programs. Through the provision of free on-site technical assistance, information dissemination and follow-up consultation, this project aims to build sustainable SANE programs by increasing access to information, building SANE program staff capacity and enhancing collaborative efforts between victim advocates and forensic nurses.
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, Denver Chapter
LOCATION: YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO
MAILING ADDRESS: INCITE! c/o COSGC
520 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309
REGISTRATION FEE: REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
Adults: Sliding Scale $20-$50 (scholarships available)
Children, Youth, and Elders: FREE
CHILDCARE: Free (Registration Required)
CONTACT: Bernadette Garcia, 720-989-4170
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and their communities through direct action, critical dialogue and grassroots organizing. Ending Colonial Legacies (ECL) is a Colorado based, women of color led initiative that has worked toward dismantling the legacy of colonialism & eventual abolishment of Columbus Day through non-violent resistance and political education.
The 2008 annual Gathering will interweave the importance of staying healthy in mind, body, and spirit as we continue to work as women of color activists. The Gathering is a space for women of color to relax, socialize, and organize. We will not have traditional workshops with speakers, but instead attendees will participate in mini-gatherings, conversations, exercises and enrichment activities.
Workshops include: Building Regional Grassroots Solidarity, Popular Education Models, Revolutionary Motherhood, When the Revolution Burns You Out: Healthy Conflict Resolution and Self Care, Organizing with Mothers of Children in the Youth Offender System, & more…
The 2008 Ending Colonial Legacies Healing and Activism Retreat is sponsored by: The Chinook Fund, RESIST, Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition (CCJRC), and INCITE!Denver.
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