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05/12/2015 - ICADV National Conference - Finding Accountability In Gender Based Violence

When: 05/12/2015 to 05/13/2015
WHAT: Conference
WHERE: Four Points Sheraton-Fairview Heights, IL
INFORMATION: This training is open to anyone interested in the movement to end gender based violence.

For more information:
Pam Groves
217-789-2830
Groves@ilcadv.org
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05/17/2015 - 2015 NDVFRI CONFERENCE - Fatality Review: Communities and Social Change

When: 05/17/2015 to 05/19/2015
WHAT: Conference
WHERE: St. Petersburg, FL
INFORMATION: This two day event will bring together team members and stakeholders from across the country to learn about fatality review and advance their efforts. We will explore the ways communities have changed their responses to domestic violence as a result of their fatality review work. The conference highlights the importance of civic engagement, agency and stakeholder contributions, and democratic practice.

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05/20/2015 - National Call to Action Summit and Conference

When: 05/20/2015 to 05/22/2015
WHAT: Conference
WHERE: San Diego, CA
INFORMATION: The Women of Color Network, Inc. in partnership with Share Time Wisely Consulting Service, Clarina Howard Nichols Center and A CALL TO MEN, present the 2015 National Call to Action Summit and Conference in San Diego, California on May 20-22, 2015. The theme for the 2015 Summit and Conference is Coming Full Circle: Survivors and Communities of Color Leading the Way to Justice and Healing.

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05/20/2015 - Learning From Each Other Summit

When: 05/20/2015
WHAT: Conference
WHERE: St. Petersburg, FL
INFORMATION: This one-day summit will examine the research on child maltreatment deaths, especially exploring the presence and possible significance of adult domestic violence. Attendees will also participate in a detailed mock review of a child maltreatment death that involved domestic violence. Hands-on activities will include: building a timeline; identifying possible risk markers; assessing the degree of communication, collaboration, and coordination among agencies, stakeholders, and community members; and developing action items for social change. Finally, a panel of national experts, well-versed in working the intersection of adult domestic violence and child maltreatment cases, will lead a discussion of the challenges and opportunities involved in learning from each other across the adult/child protection divide.

For more information:
The Family Violence Institute at Northern Arizona University
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05/26/2015 - National Training Institute on Protection Order Practice for Attorneys and Advocates

When: 05/26/2015 to 05/28/2015
WHAT: Training
WHERE: Washington DC
INFORMATION: The Office on Violence Against Women and the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit (NCPOFFC), a project of the Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP), invite you to a two and an half day training for attorneys and advocates who provide survivor-centered advocacy and representation to victims of intimate partner violence. The goal of the institute is to provide participants with information and resources to enhance their advocacy and trial skills.

For more information:
National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit
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