San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Violence Against Women: A Panel Making International Connections
In recognition of International Women’s Day, this panel of representatives of community and college groups will discuss the implications of gender-based violence.
WHEN: Wed, March 6, 2013 - Noon
WHERE: Angelina Pedroso Center at NEIU - Room B-159
WHAT: A panel discussion dialogue exploring violence against
WHO: Representatives from area community/college groups will sit on the panel and discuss issues affecting women of color worldwide
WHY: March 8 is International Women’s Day and the recent media of gang rapes in India, Bosnia and others provide a crucial and timely platform
Special thanks to the Chicago Foundation for Women, Mujeres Latinas en Acción, & The NEIU Women's Resource Center.
PANEL MODERATED BY: Professor Dr. Shelley Bannister
Dr. Shelley Bannister, distinguished professor, justice studies and women’s studies, is in her 25th year of teaching and mentoring at NEIU. Dr. Bannister earned the title of distinguished professor when in 2011 she was named the 2011 Audrey Reynolds Distinguished Teaching Professor. This annual award is given to a faculty member who demonstrates excellence in teaching.
PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment works to educate communities about sexual and domestic violence, empower victims, and eradicate injustice. PAVE's work has been featured on CNN, Today Show, Dr. Drew Show and TIME. PAVE has 50 chapters and affiliates. PAVE's efforts boldly aspire to one day transform our nation into one free from sexual assault and domestic violence -- and to ensure that until we collectively realize this transformative vision, that no victim ever feels alone or disempowered.
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PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment
PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment is a multi-national nonprofit that uses art, education and action to shatter the silence of sexual and domestic violence. PAVE’s initiatives have been implemented in over 50 cities and 3 countries. PAVE's work has been featured on CNN, Today Show, and in TIME.