Disrupt the culture of silence
Join us for a community conversation about how we can transform bystanders into changemakers
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
3:30 – 5:30 pm
Johnson Center, Cleary University, 3750 Cleary Dr, Howell
About the Event
- Documentary film screening (50 minutes)
- Community panel discussion
- Advocate award presentations
- Light refreshments
- Free admission
Watch a special viewing of “The Bystander Moment: Transforming Rape Culture at its Roots” followed by a community conversation about how we overcome bystander silence and move #BeyondMeToo. Local advocates will discuss what’s happening on a local level to disrupt the culture of silence and encourage bystander intervention.
- Students and faculty from Pinckney Community High School will discuss their implementation of the Mentors in Violence Prevention program
- Faculty from Cleary University will discuss their role in informing students of their rights, responsibilities and protections through the school, as well as community collaborative efforts
- LACASA staff will talk about the agency’s current sexual assault prevention programs and its community collaborative efforts
Awards will be presented to local individuals and agencies that have gone above and beyond to “seek justice, ensure victim’s rights and inspire hope.”
Our Grant Supporter
LACASA was chosen as the recipient of funding from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, to promote community awareness of crime victims’ rights and services during the 2020 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, an annual observance that takes place April 19-25, 2020.
For additional information about 2020 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week activities or about victims’ rights and services in Livingston County, please contact Nicole Matthews-Creech, Director of Social Change Advocacy, at 517-548-1350 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information about national efforts to promote 2020 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, visit the Office for Victims of Crime website at www.ovc.gov.
AWARENESS SPONSOR: This web post was supported by a National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Community Awareness Project subgrant awarded by the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators under cooperative agreement number 2018-V3-GX-K016 awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.
This event is sponsored by LACASA Center’s Community Education Department.
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
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