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Preventing Family Violence: Men's Work

For release September 19
Contact: Dawna Vann 925-313-6764

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Community forum and workshop on how men learn, and can unlearn, to be violent

Free and open to the public (pre-registration required, deadline is September 26, call Dawna Vann at 925-313-6764)

Featuring a presentation by Paul Kivel - violence prevention educator, trainer, activist and writer - on "How to Stop the Violence in Our Homes and Communities"

Followed by a panel discussion featuring:
  • Maria Ramirez, Regional Director, Community Violence Solutions
  • Paul Taylor, Pastor, Antioch Christian Center
  • Sharon Turner, West County Regional Director, STAND! Against Domestic Violence
  • Constance Peterson, Proud Fathers Program, Family Stress Center


Wednesday, October 1, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.


Lesher Theater at the Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek

A free shuttle, County Connection #104, takes BART passengers from the Walnut Creek BART station to the front of the Lesher Theater on Locust street


Presented by the Violence Prevention Coalition of Contra Costa County

With funding and support from The Child Abuse Prevention Council of Contra Costa County, the City of Walnut Creek, Kaiser Permanente and Contra Costa County's Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative

For more information, call 925-313-6764.

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