Metro Chapter & USNC-UN Women CSW Panel and Evening Reception
Monday, March 11, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
UNited to End Violence Against Women.
The Metro NY Chapter and the National Board of USNC-UN Women Present
an Afternoon CSW Panel and an Evening Reception.
Join us for an evening reception at the renowned Ana Tzarev Gallery to unite to end violence against women. We will also recognize organizations that are helping to end violence against women. We will look forward to seeing you at this special reception during CSW. Please join us for the afternoon panel event as well. Details below.
Date: March 11, 2012
Place: Ana Tzarev Gallery - 24 West 57th Street (between 5th & 6th), New York City
Time: 6 to 9 PM
Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Cost: $85 (TO PAY BY CHECK SEE BELOW).
Emcee: Roz Abrams, TV Journalist, women's rights advocate
Special Guests: Don McPherson former NFL football player and a national leader and advocate for the prevention of sexual and domestic violence. Don is on the board of the US National Committee for UN Women.
Linda Fairstein former prosecutor and head of the sex crimes unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's office and best-selling crime novelist, is America's foremost legal expert on crimes of violence against women and children. She is also vice chair of the Joyful Heart Foundation (founded by actress Mariska Harkitay).
Recognition: To these local organizations who in addition to UN Women's global efforts are working to end violence against women: NYWA’s Domestic Violence Committee; GEMS; Voices of Women; Men Can Stop Rape; Connect; Safe Horizon; No More; Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations; Joyful Heart Foundation
Entertainment: The Piers Lawrence Quartet
This Ana Tzarev sculpture is part of a series of connected sculptures,
which span the planet and carry a global message of love, peace and understanding. Guests will have an oportunity to have their photo taken in front of the sculpture and talk about "Why Love Doesn't Hurt."
TO PAY BY CHECK: Make checks payable to UNIFEM/USA/NY
Mail to: Dina Ciamatori, 85 Livingston st. #9G, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Please indicate names of attendees and your company/organization. Provide phone # and email address.
(Note: Checks must be received no later than March 8, 2012)
Many thanks to our wine sponsor, Banfi for donating Frascati wines.
Afternoon Panel: Part of the Solution: Men, Healthy Masculinity and What Men Should Be Doing
USNC-UN Women Parallel Event at the 2013 Commission on the Status of Women
You are also invited to join us at this afternoon event.
Moderator: Don McPherson, National Board Member, USNC-UN Women; President, Don McPherson Enterprises, former NFL football player Panelists: Neil Irvin, Executive Director, Men Can Stop Rape (Washington, DC) , Quentin Walcott, Co-Executive Director, CONNECT (Brooklyn, New York), Joe Samalin, Outreach and Training Manager, Disaster Distress Hotline
Date: March 11, 2013
Time: 2:30 PM
Place: Church Center for the UN, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York – 2nd Floor
When & Where
Metropolitan New York Chapter of the U.S. National Committee for UN Women
The UN Women United States National Committee (UN Women-USNC) is an independent non-governmental organization that supports the mission of UN Women through programs, advocacy, public education about UN Women and global women’s issues, and fund-raising efforts to support UN Women programs worldwide.
UN Women-USNC is able to fulfill this mission of education and fundraising through city chapters across the country.
The Metro NY Chapter, USNC for UN Women was founded in 1987 and is comprised of 200+ members across all ages and professions.