NEWS AND UPDATES:
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month!
Human Trafficking endangers the lives of millions of people around the world, and is a crime that knows no boarders. This month, we recognize the people, organizations, and government entities that are working to combat human trafficking and recommit to bringing an end to this human rights issue.
If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking and wants to receive supportive services, call the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) at (888)539-2373 or click here for more information.
Violence-Free Teens Conference: February 3, 2014
Peace Over Violence is excited to host the 5th Violence-Free Teens Conference:
When: February 3, 2014, 8am – 4pm
Where: The California Endowment, Center for Healthy Communities
1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Theme: Advocacy is for Everyone-Activating Parents, Influencers, and Youth to Prevent Gender-based Violence.
This year’s conference will engage parents, youth and youth influencers as advocates to prevent teen dating violence through community organizing and trauma-informed approaches. Workshops and open sessions will feature the authors of When Dating Becomes Dangerous, parent advocates, and a youth-led teen dating violence prevention campaign. Lunch and parking will be provided. Spanish interpretation available.
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Elaine Miller-Karas, Trauma Resource Institute, Community Resiliency Model
Barrie Levy and Patti Giggans, co-authors of When Dating Becomes Dangerous
Click here to register.