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Preventing Family Violence: Men's Work


September 19, 2003



Archived. This is an older press release from 2003 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.



What:

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

When:

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

Where:

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

Who:

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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Press Contact
  • Dawna Vann
  • 925-313-6764