Date/Time: 
04/22/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Georgetown University Law Center

City: 
Washington
Sponsoring Agency: 
Legal Momentum and The Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law
Description: 

Symposium Celebrating the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act and Honoring its Champion Vice President Joe Biden

*Presented by Legal Momentum and The Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law

Date/Time: 
04/14/2009 (All day) to 04/15/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Men Can Stop Rape, Inc.
Description: 

Conference Purpose:
Men Can Stop Rape, Inc.’s (MCSR) First National Conference on the Primary Prevention of Men’s Violence Against Women, “Men and Women as Allies,” will be held April 14‐15, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.

As the leading non‐profit organization dedicated to mobilizing male youth to prevent violence against women, Men Can Stop Rape (MCSR) has served the international community for over a decade with its Men of Strength (MOST) Club youth programming, Strength Mediaworks public education materials, and Strength Trainings for professionals.

Who Should Attend:
All rape crisis and domestic violence center personnel, educators, youth‐serving professionals, health care professionals, mental and behavioral health providers, social workers, health professional students, health policy leaders, activists, advocates for victims of domestic violence and others.

Conference Goal:
Co‐sponsored by 35 international SA/DV coalitions, youth‐serving organizations, and service providers, “Men and Women as Allies” hopes to strengthen the field of primary violence prevention by highlighting successful partnerships between direct service providers and those who work in primary violence prevention.

The conference will include fourteen workshops, keynote addresses from national and international leaders, federal agency briefings, and a “Welcome to Washington” evening reception.

Workshop topics include
• “How Men Speak Out Against Violence Against Women”
• “How Men Can Support Survivors”
• “Can Women and Men Play the Same Role in Primary Prevention?”
• “How Men and Women Can Work Together to End Domestic and Sexual Violence”
• “The Importance of Redefining Strength and Masculinity”

Date/Time: 
05/02/2008 (All day) to 05/03/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

All Souls Unitarian Church 1500 Harvard Street NW

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH)
Description: 

Topics include:

? The history of the reproductive justice movement

? The basics of community organizing

? Skills for launching a reproductive justice campaign

After the training, LOLA graduates will continue to be part of NLIRH’s larger network of Latina advocates (with activists in Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, Minnesota, Florida and Illinois) as well as become leaders on reproductive justice issues in their communities. This training is co-sponsored by La Clinica del Pueblo and the Mary’s Center. To Apply: Please send the attached application to Miriam Pérez at miriam@latinainstitute.org  
 Applications are due by April 23, 2008. The training is free and food will be provided as well as child care upon request. This training will be conducted entirely in Spanish, basic proficiency in understanding and speaking Spanish is required.

For more information please contact Miriam Pérez at miriam@latinainstitute.org  or (202) 719-9448.

 

Date/Time: 
05/08/2008 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
Location
Address: 

1800 G St, NW, 2nd floor, INL Conference Room, Suite 211

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Description: 

Brownbag Speaker: Talmage Payne, CEO, Hagar Cambodia

Hosted by the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2008

Time: 12:15 - 1:30 PM

 Hagar Cambodia CEO Talmage Payne will give an overview of the organization’s work with abused, destitute, and trafficked women and children in Cambodia. Hagar provides short and long term recovery services, literacy education, soft skills pre-employment training, and vocational skills training. Upon recovery, most women have their first formal work experience in one of three Hagar businesses. Special emphasis will be given to how these programs facilitate the recovery and rehabilitation of survivors of trafficking.

Date/Time: 
06/17/2008 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location
Address: 

1800 G Street NWSuite 2201 (G/TIP Conference Room)

City: 
Washington
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Description: 

Members of the Liberia and Sierra Leone staff of Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAAST) , a coalition of faith-based groups, will be on-hand to share insights on how collaboration has been the key to their success. From partnerships with local government to referral systems with other NGOs, each will describe how establishing and nurturing relationships between agencies has helped broaden their reach. Both the projects in Sierra Leone and Liberia are aimed at raising public awareness, while bringing together village groups, service providers and law enforcement. Presenters will discuss the programs’ progress, challenges, and lessons learned. Other members of FAAST will be on hand to provide additional looks into the challenges and opportunities of FAAST projects in post-war settings.

Speakers include:

Trafficking Survivor Ruth Kamara, Community Affairs Officer for the Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking in Sierra Leone.

Wellington Kollie, Project Manager for Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking in Liberia

Janet Nickel, Project Coordinator for Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking in Liberia

To confirm your attendance, please RSVP to Mark Forstrom at ForstramMA@state.gov by noon, Monday, June 16th. Building security requires proof of valid photo identification to enter the building.

Date/Time: 
07/18/2008 (All day) to 07/23/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

The Omni Shoreham

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Description: 

NCADV's 30th Anniversary Conference: Building Grassroots Leadership for Social Justice July 18-23, 2008 The Omni Shoreham Washington, DC *With a special Legislative Action Day being held Tuesday, July 22nd Register now via: www.ncadv.org

Date/Time: 
10/24/2008 (All day)
Location
Address: 

The Marvin Center,
George Washington University
800 21st St.,

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section
Description: 

Cosponsored by the National Crime Victims Law Institute
-A broad array of sentencing and post-sentencing presentations that address the most pressing criminal justice issue of our
time; 
- Three tracks of instruction, each focused on issues of concern to different segments of the criminal justice community
including prosecutors, public defenders, judges, academics, sentencing consultants, mitigation specialists, corrections
personnel, victim advocates, white collar criminal defense attorneys and policy experts; 
- A White Collar Crime Track that will focus on practice and procedure issues of particular concern to criminal defense
attorneys in general and white collar practitioners in particular; 
- A Policy Track that will examine sentencing trends and opportunities for reform in both the federal and state courts; 
- A Corrections Track that will focus on conditions of confinement and sentence reduction as well as cutting edge efforts to
reduce recidivism; 
- A plenary session on the state of the sentencing union covering rates of incarceration, sentencing trends, racial disparities,
alternatives to incarceration and recent federal legislation.

Date/Time: 
04/18/2009 (All day) to 04/19/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Yale University, 

City: 
New Haven
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference
Description: 

"Achieving Global Goals Through Innovation"

200 Speakers, Including Keynote Addresses by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Dr. Sonia Sachs, Dr. Susan Blumenthal, and Dr. Harold Varmus. Plus social innovation sessions by CEOs and Directors of Save The Children, Partners in Health, HealthStore Foundation, mothers2mothers, and many others.

NOW OPEN: Register Online For 6th Annual Global Health Conference

Interested in submitting an abstract for presentation? Submit your abstract online by September 15

As Featured On The Unite For Sight Conference is what CNN calls "A Meeting of Minds"

CME, CNE, and CPE Credits will be available for select conference sessions.
 

Date/Time: 
04/26/2009 (All day) to 05/02/2009 (All day)
Location
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
Description: 

National Crime Victims' Rights Week
25 Years of Rebuilding Lives:
Celebrating the Victims of Crime Act.
April 26–May 2, 2009

Each April since 1981, OVC has helped lead communities throughout the country in their observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW). Rallies, candlelight vigils, and a host of commemorative activities are held each year to promote victims' rights and to honor crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

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