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Violence Prevention Conference Set for Oct. 27

Theme Is ‘Voices of the Victims: Abuse Across the Lifespan’

Oct. 2, 2012

What:

Cal State Fullerton WoMen's Center hosts its 13th annual Violence Prevention Conference "Voices of the Victims: Abuse Across the Lifespan" Saturday, Oct. 27. The conference is free and open to the public.

When:

Saturday, Oct. 27
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where:

Cal State Fullerton Titan Student Union
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton 92831

Topics and Speakers:

  • "Child Witnesses of Domestic Violence" by Robert Diaz, community educator, Human Options
  • "Victim and Perpetrator Dynamics" by Alyce La Violette, co-author of "It Can Happen to Anyone: Why Battered Women Stay"
  • "A Survivor's Story" by Julia Chadwell, author of "Little Texas Sweetheart - A Journey Through Domestic Violence"
  • "Elder Abuse" panel discussion

More:

Funding for the event is provided by the YWCA of North Orange County and Soroptimist International of Fullerton.

RSVP:

Seating is limited, so advance registration if required. Call the WoMen's Center at 657-278-3928 or go online.

Media Contact:

Pamela McLaren, 657-278-4852 

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