Date/Time: 
06/23/2009 - 10:00am
Location
Address: 

National Press Club
Holeman Lounge
529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor

City: 
Washington
Postal Code: 
20045
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The National Prison Rape Elimination Commission
Description: 

Press Conference:

The National Prison Rape Elimination Commission will release its report and standards.

To RSVP, please email your name and affiliation to abosquez@rabengroup.com.

Location

777 North Capitol Street, NE Suite 801
Washington, DC 20002
United States
Phone: 202-842-9330
Fax: 202-842-9329

Phone/Fax

Phone:
202-842-9330
Fax:
202-842-9329
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.

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