Date/Time: 
06/14/2011 (All day) to 06/17/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, NW
 

City: 
Washington
Postal Code: 
20001
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
NNEDV and NAESV
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NAESV
Contact Email: 
info@naesv.org
Contact Website: 
http://naesv.org/
Description: 

NNEDV and NAESV are once again partnering for our annual
Advocacy Day. This year, more than ever, we need you on the Hill!
• Tuesday: Participants Arrive
• Wednesday: Full Day Training and Post-Training Appetizers
• Thursday: Congressional Breakfast, Hill Visits and Afternoon Debrief
• Friday: Grant Administration Discussion with Judge Sue Carbon and other OVW Representatives
Stay tuned for more information and registration details.
 

Date/Time: 
04/29/2011 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Location
Address: 

1808 Adams Mill Rd, NW

City: 
Washington, DC
Postal Code: 
20009
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Ekon Image
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
RJ Harrell
Contact Email: 
ekonimage@gmail.com
Description: 

The staff of Ekon Image would like to invite you and request your presence on April 29, 2011 for our annual fashion show. Ekon Image presents: Undressed Designer Showcase & Fashion Show a premiere red carpet event of couture designers, high end fashion, hors d'oeuvres all for Sexual Assault Awareness.

feat: Dj Kevy Kev & Celebrity Guest Appearance ...w/ tribute to Late Dee Dee Showell "Princess of Style"

Doors will open at: 7:30pm- VIP 8:00pm- General Admission

Dress Code: Denim & Diamonds

Tickets: General Admission-$30 VIP-$50 (includes preferred seating, early admission, gift bag)

Purchase tickets online Proceeds will benefit: R.A.I.N.N (Rape, Assault, Incest National Network)

If you would like to donate or sponsor please do so via paypal to events@ekonimage.com.  For more information on how to be a vendor please email us at ekonimage@gmail.com.   Follow us at www.twitter.com/ekonimage for event updates! "Like" the Ekon Image Page on Facebook

Date/Time: 
03/31/2011 - 5:15pm
Location
Address: 

 Senate Side Lawn
(Across from Capitol steps, Constitution Ave.)

City: 
Washington, D.C.
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Senator Lisa Murkowski and the Alaska Congressional Delegation
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Kristi Williams
Contact Phone: 
202-224-6665
Contact Email: 
Kristi_Williams@Murkowski.Senate.gov
Contact Website: 
http://www.murkowski.senate.gov
Description: 

You are invited to participate in the Choose Respect rally tomorrow, beginning at 5:15 pm at the Senate Side Lawn of the Capitol.  The event is part of a 55-community march in solidarity against sexual abuse and domestic violence, to stand up against the unacceptable epidemic of violence in Alaska, and bring healing and justice to victims and survivors.  The message of the Choose Respect campaign is simple – “You are not alone, and you are not to blame.”

Date/Time: 
07/13/2011 - 8:30am to 07/15/2011 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Downtown Washington

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Men Can Stop Rape
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Joseph Vess
Contact Email: 
jvess@mencanstoprape.org
Description: 

The most comprehensive training available on engaging men in preventing men's violence against women.
Men Can Stop Rape (MCSR)’s “From Theory to Practice” Training has equipped thousands of professionals and activists in engaging men to prevent gender-based violence. Through interactive group exercises, role-playing, and multi-media presentations, "From Theory to Practice” prepares participants with the necessary skills to motivate men to take a more active role in challenging attitudes and behaviors that support rape and other forms of men’s violence against women. Past participants have included staff from government agencies, statewide and local coalitions, the US armed forces, law enforcement agencies, and universities.

Participants will learn the theory behind our comprehensive “Strength Campaign”, which is based on the social ecological model advocated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a framework for the primary prevention of gender-based violence. MCSR’s Strength Campaign includes the award-winning middle school and high school Men of Strength Club curriculum, "My Strength is Not for Hurting" public awareness campaign, and the Men Creating Change college program. Participants will also learn how to facilitate MCSR’s “Gut Check” Bystander Intervention training to build men’s and boys’ skills in pro-actively preventing violence against women.
 

Date/Time: 
04/08/2011 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
Address: 

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
1301 Constitution Avenue, NW
 

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Contact Phone: 
202-973-8715
Description: 


Reception immediately following ceremony.

Date/Time: 
04/07/2011 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Location
Address: 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
 

City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Office for Victims of Crime
Contact Phone: 
202-973-8715
Description: 

Thursday, April 7, 2011, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
(eastern time)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Featured speaker: Judy Shepard,
Mother of Hate Crime Victim and President and
Cofounder of the Matthew Shepard Foundation
 

Date/Time: 
03/16/2011 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Address: 

538 Senate Dirksen building

Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Shared Hope International
Contact Phone: 
1-866-437-5433
Description: 

On March 16, 2011 a briefing will be held on the sex trafficking of minors in the U.S with a special introduction by acclaimed actor Mira Sorvino. This form of modern day slavery is one of the fastest growing crimes in the U.S. Over 100,000 children are trafficked for sex in the U.S. each year, according to recent estimates.

To learn more about this tragic problem, please come to the briefing at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 (the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing room.)

Briefing agenda:

Mira Sorvino: Welcome and introduction

Senators Ron Wyden and John Cornyn: comments on the re-introduction of the Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act

Libby Spears, filmmaker - Director of the documentary film "Playground": brief commentary and viewing of the trailer for "Playground"

Panel of speakers:

Dr. Sharon Cooper, Forensic Pediatrician, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Sgt. Doug Justus, Portland Police Bureau (ret.), former head of the Portland Police Department vice unit

Natasha, a Victims' Rights Advocate and sex trafficking survivor

Ernie Allen, President and CEO, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
 

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