DCRCC Hotline Advocate Information Session
Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

DCRCC Hotline Advocate Information Session

  • 5321 1st PL NE Washington, DC 20011 (map)
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Volunteers needed!

Want to make a difference? Become a DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) Hotline Advocate!

Join DCRCC for an information session to learn more about this opportunity to support survivors on Thursday, December 13th.

If you have any questions about DCRCC’s hotline volunteer opportunities, contact their Hotline Coordinator, Lindsay Summer, at lsummers@dcrcc.org or 202-470-1205.

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Trauma Informed Leadership: Fostering Strength and Resilience in Staff and Clients
Jan
10
9:00 AM09:00

Trauma Informed Leadership: Fostering Strength and Resilience in Staff and Clients

  • Wendt Center For Loss and Healing (map)
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Recent research has demonstrated the impact that trauma can have on a person’s ability to navigate the world in a healthy and stable way. Therapeutic interventions can transform the way the brain works and foster post-traumatic growth and resilience. However, trauma-informed services don’t start in the therapy room. Supervisors and leadership are uniquely positioned to transform their agencies into ones that understand the impact of trauma at the micro, macro and mezzo levels.

This three-hour training will provide supervisors and leaders with the skills and tools necessary to transform their agency into a trauma informed one. Specific areas to be covered include: management, supervision, communication, meetings, forms, and aesthetics. Participants will leave with practical tools that can be implemented the next day without breaking the bank.

Light Continental Breakfast will be served.

Register for the event here.

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Jan
17
10:00 AM10:00

Free Training – Stewards of Children, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training

  • 429 O Street Northwest Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)
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Safe Shores – The D.C. Children’s Advocacy Center invites you to our Stewards of Children training. This free training is based on facts, survival testimonies, and opinions of experts to increase awareness and learn ways to prevent child sexual abuse. CEUs are available for NASW and OSSE. All adults interested in protecting children are welcome, whether for professional or personal reasons.

To register: https://www.safeshores.org/get-involved/stewards-of-children/stewards-of-children-registration/

Please join us at Safe Shores, located at 429 O St, NW Washington, DC 20001.
 

For more information or questions, please contact the Bilingual Prevention Specialists/Advocates

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Dec
3
3:00 PM15:00

Free Training – Stewards of Children, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training

  • 429 O Street Northwest Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)
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Safe Shores – The D.C. Children’s Advocacy Center invites you to our Stewards of Children training. This free training is based on facts, survival testimonies, and opinions of experts to increase awareness and learn ways to prevent child sexual abuse. CEUs are available for NASW and OSSE. All adults interested in protecting children are welcome, whether for professional or personal reasons.  

To register: https://www.safeshores.org/get-involved/stewards-of-children/stewards-of-children-registration/

Please join us on either of the below dates at Safe Shores, located at 429 O St, NW Washington, DC 20001.

Monday, December 3rd, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursday, January 17th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

For more information or questions, please contact the Bilingual Prevention Specialists/Advocates

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Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Capacitación Gratuita de Stewards of Children (Guardianes de Niños)

  • 429 O Street Northwest Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)
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Safe Shores- El centro de Abogacía infantil los invita muy cordialmente nuestra capacitación gratuita de Stewards of Children (Guardianes de Niños) en español. Capacitación basada en hechos reales, testimonies de sobrevivientes y opiniones de expertos para crear conciencia y aprender formas de prevenir el abuso sexual infantil. Otorgamos CEUs de OSSE y NASW.

Para registrarse: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stewards-of-children-training-in-spanish-tickets-52229792716

Por favor acompáñenos este sabado, 17 de noviembre de 10am hasta las 12:30pm aquí en las instalaciones de Safe Shores.

En 429 O St. NW. Washington DC. 20001

Un pequeño desayuno será proveído de 10:00-10:30am. Cuidado de niños también será proveído. 

Para más información o preguntas por favor de llamar a las Especialistas Bilingües de Prevención y Abogacía:

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Nov
15
6:30 PM18:30

Wendt Center for Loss and Healing's 43rd Annual Gala

The Gala supports the Center's work of restoring a sense of safety and hope for children and adults in the Greater Washington region after experiencing a loss, life-threatening illness, violence, or other trauma.

Join us for the evening to honor the vital work of the Wendt Center with great food, incredible friends, and exciting auction items.

Tickets are available for purchase now.

When:  Thursday, November 15, 2018
 
Where: Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown

Emcee:  David Gregory is a television journalist and the former moderator of NBC News' Meet the Press, author of “How’s Your Faith,” and winner of numerous prestigious awards in journalism.

Keynote Speaker: Liz Welch is an award-winning journalist and the author of The Kids Are All Right, (Harmony, 2009) a memoir she co- wrote with her siblings about losing both parents--and being separated at a young age as a result of that loss. 
It won a 2010 ALEX Award from the American Library Association and was one of Salon's best books of 2009.  

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Nov
14
10:00 AM10:00

Stewards of Children, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training

  • 429 O St, NW Washington, DC 20001 (map)
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Safe Shores – The D.C. Children’s Advocacy Center invites you to our Stewards of Children training. This free training is based on facts, survival testimonies, and opinions of experts to increase awareness and learn ways to prevent child sexual abuse. CEUs are available for NASW and OSSE. All adults interested in protecting children are welcome, whether for professional or personal reasons.  

To register: https://www.safeshores.org/get-involved/stewards-of-children/stewards-of-children-registration/

Please join us on either of the below dates at Safe Shores, located at 429 O St, NW Washington, DC 20001.

  • Tuesday, October 23rd | 5:00pm – 7:00pm

  • Wednesday, November 14th | 10:00am – 12:00pm

For more information or questions, please contact the Bilingual Prevention Specialists/Advocates

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NVRDC's 7th Annual Event: Transformative Change
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

NVRDC's 7th Annual Event: Transformative Change

Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) invites you to join us for our 7th Annual Event: Transformative Change. Transformative Change is a concept embraced by NVRDC that as we move through difficulty and uncertainty, these moments can be opportunities to learn a new approach to our work that allows us to transform into better advocates, leaders, and change-makers. All of the proceeds from the Annual Event ensure that our services remain available when crime victims need them most. NVRDC’s services are provided for free to all clients, regardless of income, for as long as they need assistance and representation.

Get Tickets Here
Tickets include admission to the event, food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and the opportunity to bid on items during the silent auction.

Venue generously provided by Sidley Austin LLP. (Map)

Join us in honoring this year's awardees!

The Lydia Watts Firm Voice Awardee: Karen Kazerzak of Sidley Austin LLP

The LW Advocacy Awardee: will be announced soon

Special thanks to our sponsors!

Advocate Sponsor:
Jackson & Associates

Supporter Sponsors:
Crowell & Moring LLP
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Williams & Connolly LLP

If you would like to join our sponsors in supporting this event, email Executive Director, Bridgette Stumpf, at bridgette@nvrdc.org.

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Fair Girls Fundraiser
Nov
1
5:00 PM17:00

Fair Girls Fundraiser

FAIR Girls wants to send you our Save the Date for our fundraiser on November 1 at Southern Hospitality. This will be an awesome way to meet some of our new team members and help us raise money for the holidays. We will have amazing raffle prizes including Southwest tickets and more!

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Oct
26
9:00 AM09:00

Nurturing Resilience: Integrating the Mind and Body for Healing

Over the past 10 years technology has allowed for a deeper understanding of the impact trauma has on the brain and the role of the central nervous system. Clients who previously would plateau in therapy or move from therapist to therapist are now finding hope and healing as past experiences are integrated with here and now responses, freeing them from unexplained patterns in behavior or relationships. Mental Health professionals are in a unique position to nurture resiliency in clients as they explore the somatic and psychotherapeutic reactions and interventions to support clients in healing and recovery from trauma. Countless books have been written on the topic; this training will help put the research into action and provide tangible strategies participants can implement immediately.  Participants in this training will obtain an understanding of the important role the brain and central nervous system have in fostering resilience in clients with complex trauma. Specific interventions will be discussed to foster safety and incorporate the somatic experience into the therapy session. 

Instructor: Susan Pitler, MS, LPC
Price: $100, 3 CEUS  
Register via Eventbrite at https://tinyurl.com/y84fpvs4 
Questions: Call Melissa Sellevaag, LICSW 202-204-5033

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Oct
25
6:30 PM18:30

A/PI Domestic Violence Resource Project: Eat, Drink & Be Giving

Join DVRP staff and board members to Eat, Drink & Be Giving! We're proud to present our annual gala where you can join us in ending gender violence in all forms and empowering the A/PI community to tackle these issues head on. Support DVRP and enjoy an incredible evening of food, fun and fundraising! Ticket includes Open Bar and Cocktail Reception.

Click here to register! 

Email info@dvrp.org for more information.

Please note the date has changed from October 4th to October 25th

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Share Your Story: NVRDC's Annual Art Workshop
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

Share Your Story: NVRDC's Annual Art Workshop

Join NVRDC for a free event during which survivors and their supporters are invited to use artistic expression to share their stories and celebrate the strength and resiliency of surviving.

To reserve your spot at this year's Share Your Story on Thursday, October 25, please click here to fill out a short form.  

Can't make it, but want to be involved?

The only supply we are short on is canvases. If you have any that could use a good home, we'd love to hear from you! Email info@nvrdc.org or reply to this email to arrange a time to drop off the the canvases at our Takoma Park office.

Art isn't your thing?

If you want to help out with this event, please consider making a donation to help cover the cost of supplies and refreshments at this free event for survivors.

Sign Up to Share Your Story

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I am the Voice: Girls' Reflections from Inside the Justice System
Oct
25
5:00 PM17:00

I am the Voice: Girls' Reflections from Inside the Justice System

Please join Rights4Girls and the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality on Girls' Justice Day, Thursday, October 25, 2018 from to 5 PM to 7 PM for a reception and poetry reading to celebrate the launch of our new publication, I am the Voice: Girls' Reflections from Inside the Justice System.  This compilation seeks to uplift the voices of girls in the juvenile justice system through the publication of their artwork and poetry.  The event will take place at Busboys and Poets, 450 K Street NW.  Light refreshments will be served. 

 

Please RSVP here.

 

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Oct
23
5:00 PM17:00

Stewards of Children, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training

  • 429 O St, NW Washington DC, 20001 (map)
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Safe Shores – The D.C. Children’s Advocacy Center invites you to our Stewards of Children training. This free training is based on facts, survival testimonies, and opinions of experts to increase awareness and learn ways to prevent child sexual abuse. CEUs are available for NASW and OSSE. All adults interested in protecting children are welcome, whether for professional or personal reasons.  

To register: https://www.safeshores.org/get-involved/stewards-of-children/stewards-of-children-registration/

Please join us on either of the below dates at Safe Shores, located at 429 O St, NW Washington, DC 20001.

  • Tuesday, October 23rd | 5:00pm – 7:00pm

  • Wednesday, November 14th | 10:00am – 12:00pm

For more information or questions, please contact the Bilingual Prevention Specialists/Advocates

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Oct
22
5:00 PM17:00

Stewards of Children, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training (Spanish)

  • 429 O St. NW. Washington DC. 20001 (map)
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Safe Shores- El centro de Abogacía infantil los invita muy cordialmente nuestra capacitación gratuita de Stewards of Children (Guardianes de Niños) en español. Capacitación basada en hechos reales, testimonies de sobrevivientes y opiniones de expertos para crear conciencia y aprender formas de prevenir el abuso sexual infantil. Otorgamos CEUs de OSSE y NASW. 

Para registrarse: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stewards-of-children-training-in-spanish-tickets-49491276741?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Por favor acompáñenos este lunes, 22 de octubre de 5:00pm hasta las 7:30pm aquí en las instalaciones de Safe Shores.

En 429 O St. NW. Washington DC. 20001

Un pequeño refrigerio será proveído de 5:00pm-5:30pm

Para más información o preguntas por favor de llamar a las Especialistas Bilingües de Prevención y Abogacía

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UASK DMV Launch Event
Oct
18
1:00 PM13:00

UASK DMV Launch Event

  • University of Maryland College Park (map)
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For the first time ever, college students in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia (DMV) can quickly and confidentially access our region’s lifesaving resources for sexual assault, dating violence, reporting, and bystander intervention. This one-of-a-kind, free app and website supports the community with on- and off-campus services within the DMV, at Bowie State University, at University of Maryland College Park, at all eight District Universities, and in Arlington County, Virginia.

We hope you can join us at the official launch event to learn more about the expansion of UASK DMV.

WHEN: Thursday, October 18th, 1:00PM – 1:30PM

WHAT: Representatives from Men Can Stop Rape will join student leaders, experts in sexual assault prevention, law-enforcement officials and administrators from universities throughout the DMV region to launch the first-of-its kind UASK DMV app and website.

WHERE: University of Maryland College Park.  Stamp Student Union. Atrium 1107

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The Gautu Tour and OUTcast Collaborative Present: On Being Queer and a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor
Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

The Gautu Tour and OUTcast Collaborative Present: On Being Queer and a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor

Please join the DC Rape Crisis Center and the DC Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs for an important community conversation and panel discussion on what it means to be Queer and a Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivor.

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Just Beginnings Collaborative fellows Ignacio G. Hutiá Xeiti Rivera (The HEAL Project), Aishah Shahidah Simmons (#LoveWITHAccountability), and Ahmad Greene-Hayes (Children of Combahee) are joined together in collaboration with the DC Rape Crisis Center and the DC Mayor's Office on LGBTQ Affairs to host a lively panel on interrogating the intersections of queer identity and child sexual abuse survivorship.

Please be sure to RSVP here because space is limited.

ASL interpreters upon request (email Heal2end@gmail.com)

This is an accessible event.

The Guatu Tour: https://www.igrivera.com/the-guatu-tour.html

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LGBTQ Domestic Violence Town Hall
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

LGBTQ Domestic Violence Town Hall

  • Reeves Center Municipal Building (map)
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LGBTQ Domestic Violence Town Hall
Moderated by Rayceen Pendarvis

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Team Rayceen and the DC Anti-Violence Project are presenting a panel discussion about domestic violence in the LGBTQ community. Members of the community are invited to attend, listen, learn, and share their stories.

Attendees are invited to start arriving at 6pm. The discussion will start promptly at 7pm.

Scheduled panelists include
June Crenshaw
Jessica Raven
Sarah D. Lawson

Light refreshments will be provided. 

The Reeves building is located less than two blocks from the U Street Metro Station (green and yellow lines). 

Please note that the main entrance of the Reeves building is on the corner of 14th St NW and U St NW. Attendees will likely need to enter via the “Exit” doors facing U Street. Visitors will be asked to show an ID or sign in at the front desk. We will have someone at the doors from 6-7pm to assist. 

The upstairs meeting room is located on the second floor, accessible via the elevators or the stairs; the latter are located in the atrium, past The DC Center.

This event is free and open to the public. 

Sponsored by Collective Action for Safe Spaces and Beverly M White - ONE WOMAN, Many Voices

For more Team Rayceen events, please visit www.TeamRayceen.eventbrite.com

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Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

Guiding Loved Ones through Grief Due to Loss by Suicide

The grief process for those who have had a loved one die by suicide is often laden with shame, stigma, anger, and even guilt. Therapy is often the only safe place for family members to talk openly and candidly about the complex feelings related to this loss. Yet, for many clinicians death by suicide is unfamiliar territory; what do you say, how do you navigate the complexities presented; how do you facilitate healing. Participants in this workshop will gain meaningful knowledge about complicated grief related to death by suicide and learn techniques to promote successful healing in both individual and group interventions. The role of media will be discussed along with healing for clinicians who have had clients die by suicide. This workshop is designed for mental health clinicians at all licensure levels and areas of practice. 

Instructor:  Susan Greynolds, LPC, Ed.D
Price: $100, 3 CEUS  
To Register:  https://tinyurl.com/y73u3d9z

Phone: 202-624-0010

Fax: 202-624-0062

E-mail: msellevaag@wendtcenter.org

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Oct
3
7:00 PM19:00

Amara's Fall Friendraiser Expungements and Record Sealing: A Critical Remedy to Human Trafficking Survivors

Save the date for Amara's fall friendraiser event on Wednesday, October 3rd featuring Vivian Huelgo, Chief Counsel for ABA's Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence. Vivian will be speaking about the importance of providing expungements and record sealings for individuals who obtained criminal records while trafficked.

Survivors of sex trafficking face many challenges when they reclaim their lives after victimization and clearing prostitution records is one of the most difficult to overcome. Unfortunately, in June, the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) shocked the anti-trafficking community by announcing a policy that will only leave survivors with fewer options.

For the first time ever, the OVC stipulated in its 2018 request for proposals that grantees will be barred from using awarded money to provide legal representation for victims to clear—also known as expunging or vacating—criminal records acquired during trafficking. Without this process, survivors are prevented from accessing certain jobs and services, and are effectively punished for having been victimized.

This announcement directly impacts Amara's funding, so we are calling on our supporters and their friends to become educated about this topic and to consider partnering with us in order to ensure that expungements and record sealings will continue to be an option for our clients so they can move forward with their lives.

Invite your friends, classmates, and coworkers! 

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March 4 Black Women
Sep
29
8:30 AM08:30

March 4 Black Women

As the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is set to expire at midnight, September 30, 2018 when we rally in New York City and march on the National Mall in Washington, DC September 29, 2018, our mass mobilization is a reminder that what matters to Black women must be spoken and prioritized. Rally with your feet, rally with your voice, rally with your heart, rally with your conscience and your vote. This year marks one hundred years since the lynching death of Mary Turner in 1918, and we invoke anti-lynching crusader Ida B. Wells and say #BlackWomenRise. Rise with #OneVote and demand an end to the killing of our sisters by state agents and institutions of the state. With #OneVote demand an end to the kidnappings and exploitation of our girls who continue to go missing. Rise with #OneVote to end sexualized violence, discrimination in economic and the political fields. On September 29 rise with Black women by marching with us in D.C. and rally with us in NY on September 30, 2018. Register your self, your group or your bus today.

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Sep
21
7:05 PM19:05

DCFNE Night at the Nats

Join DC Forensic Nurse Examiners at Nationals Park for the Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets!

ALL proceeds will benefit DC Forensic Nurse Examiners. The mission of DCFNE is to lessen the impact of violence in the District of Columbia. For more information, visit our website at www.dcfne.org.

Parking is NOT included in the ticket price.

Please note: The Eventbrite ticket is not valid for admission - you must pick up your tickets from DCFNE prior to the game.

Please click the source URL below to purchase your tickets!

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Sep
12
6:00 PM18:00

Community Art Celebration

Join us for a community initiative by the Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project for an evening of interactive and creative celebration as we mark the end of an 8-week Trauma Arts Therapy Workshop for survivors. Meet the innovative artists, participate in a discussion about the healing nature of art, and create meaningful art to celebrate strength and healing.

Email: bakht@dvrp.org for more information.

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Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

Building Our Power Summit: Community Wellness and Defense

Justice For Muslims Collective in partnership with MALIKAH, Heart Women & Girls and DVRP is organizing a day long wellness summit for Muslim communities in the DMV. The goal of the summit is to focus on Muslims and individuals who live at the intersections of being Muslim, Black, LGBTQIA+, and disabled. The event will focus on: Grounding ourselves in an understanding of our rights, Practicing Community Wellness (yoga, art, and mental health), Learning Self-Defense , & Sharing and Naming the Resources We Need Now.

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Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00

Healing the Body: Survivors Speak Out

Join DVRP and Healing The Body's Ashley Dequilla for a hands-on night of guided meditation, abstract figure painting and performance. Focusing on the embodied experience through art, projection and photography, this will be a safe space for expression, art and a strong sense of community.

All supplies will be provided! No need for any experience in art or painting necessary, just an open heart, open mind and willingness to work with others.

Email: lauren@dvrp.org with questions or accommodation needs.

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Aug
29
to Aug 31

2018 National Sexual Assault Conference, "Bold Moves: Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation"

The National Sexual Assault Conference 2018 will be held on August 29-31 in Anaheim, CA. The theme is “Bold Moves: Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation.” This event will be co-hosted with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC).

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Jul
11
9:30 AM09:30

The Protection from Sexual Extortion Amendment Act of 2017 (B22-0472)

  • The John A Wilson Building (Room 123) (map)
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This bill revises the definition of extortion to include sexual extortion. Sexual extortion occurs when a person obtains possession of sexually explicit images and demands that another person, the victim, provide additional images or in–person sex acts under threat of distributing the images. 

If you would like to testify please email the committee at judiciary@dccouncil.us or call (202) 724-7808 by close of business July 6th. Provide your name, number, organization and title. Organizations are allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony. Individuals are allowed a maximum of three minutes.  Please provide 20 double-sided copies of your written testimony and, if possible, submit an electronic copy to judiciary@dccouncil.us

Please contact Fiona Oliphant at Fiona@dccesv.org if you have any questions or would like additional information.

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Jun
21
9:30 AM09:30

The Intrafamily Offenses and Anti-Stalking Orders Amendment of 2018 (B22-0780)

This bill limits the availability of civil protection orders to intimate partners, household members, family members, and victims of sexual assault and abuse or sex trafficking. It expands the ability of minors to file civil protection orders. Among other things it establishes a civil protection process serving unit within the Metropolitan Police Department and creates new anti-stalking orders.         

If you would like to testify please email the committee at judiciary@dccouncil.us or call (202) 724-7808 by close of business June 18th. Provide your name, number, organization and title. Organizations are allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony. Individuals are allowed a maximum of three minutes.  Please provide 20 double-sided copies of your written testimony and, if possible, submit an electronic copy to judiciary@dccouncil.us

Please contact Fiona Oliphant at Fiona@dccesv.org if you have any questions or would like additional information.

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Jun
11
9:00 AM09:00

MCASA's Annual Trauma-Informed Training

  • University of Maryland, Stamp Student Union - Atrium Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join MCASA for our annual one-day trauma-informed training, presented by Kimberly A. Lonsway, Ph.D., Research Director of End Violence Against Women International. This training will consist of three sessions which include:

1) Opening Doors: Increasing Access for Sexual Assault Victims to the Criminal Justice System and Community Services

2) Neurobiology of Trauma and Effective Victim Interviews

3) Start by Believeing: Improving Responses, One Disclosure at a Time

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Jun
11
to Jun 13

2nd Annual Intersections of Violence: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Conference

  • Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This multidisciplinary conference is sponsored by DCJS, in partnership with the Commonwealth’s Attorneys’ Services Council, the Virginia Victim Assistance Network, and the Virginia Victims Fund. The three-day conference brings together law enforcement, prosecutors, victim advocates, child advocates, and other allied professionals to highlight promising practices and emerging issues to effectively respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse in our communities.

The conference will include several internationally and nationally renowned presenters, including retired Texas Chief Justice Richard Barajas, David Adams, Kevin Mulcahy, and staff from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

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Mapping Forward from Violence Against Women
May
10
6:00 PM18:00

Mapping Forward from Violence Against Women

We are #MappingForward from violence against women in DC through a grant won from the UNA-USA “Stand Up for Human Rights” partnership with the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). Whether you have a #MeToo story of your own, know someone with a #MeToo moment, or want to see an end to violence against women, come learn about this innovative, grassroots project that maps stories onto places. Following the introduction of the project, hear from experts in a panel discussion featuring:

  • Rachel Moynihan, DC office of UN Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • Elisabeth Olds, Expert Consultant, DC Sexual Assault Victims Rights Act (SAVRAA)
  • Rachel Friedman, Deputy Director, Men Can Stop Rape
  • Lindsey Silverberg, Director of Advocacy & Case Management, Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC),
  • Heather Hill, Chair, United Nations Association of the National Capitol Area (UNA-NCA) (Moderator)
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