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.

Date/Time: 
06/22/2009 (All day) to 06/24/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The National Center for Victims of Crime
Description: 

The conference will emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. Our National Conference is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policy makers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations. Conference sessions will highlight practical information to better support services for the wide range of persons victimized by crimes of all types.
 

Date/Time: 
08/07/2009 (All day) to 08/09/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Crystal City

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

Location

810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States
Phone: 202-307-0765
Fax: 202-307-5849

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Location

601 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20049
United States
Phone: 888-687-2277

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Location

409 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
United States
Phone: 202-638-5577
Fax: 202-484-3917

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