Updated: Oct 11
The Lena Baker Domestic Violence & Women's Summit will virtually take place on October 27. 28. 30, 2021. Women of Concern Professionals and Strategic Conscious Networking (WOCPSCN) will facilitate important discussions surrounding domestic violence from three perspectives. Guest speakers will discuss issues of domestic violence that are based on the life that Lena Baker within race, class, gender, regional geography, and context.
October 27, 2021, 12 noon PST | 3 pm EST. "We Hear You: There Is Support"
Guest Speaker, Ms. Shari Farmer is the Field Deputy/Community Outreach Coordinator for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Bureau of Victim Services. Farmer's unit assists victims of a violent crime with services provided through the state of California and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. The services include but are not limited to, paying for medical bills, mental health services, and funeral burial services. Ms. Farmer's job includes giving presentations to law-enforcement cadets in the Academy. She is the only Field Deputy/Community Outreach Coordinator for the program and is very passionate about what she does and believes that it is very important for victims to become survivors and survivors to become thrives.
October 28, 2021,Time TBA "Bearing Witness: Impact of Violence on Children of Domestic Violence"
Atty., Joan Babiak is a mediator that primary focus is family law will moderate this panel discussion. Also a WOCPSCN Board of Trustee board member, Atty. Babiak will consider important subject regarding children and domestic violence. Such inquires are What happens to the children of domestic violence? How are children represented and heard in the court system? Ms. Babiak will consider these important questions and others.
October 30, 2021, 12 Noon EST/NYC | 9 am PST "Killing Me Softly With His Words: A Child of God's Response to Domestic Violence"
The faith community has been slow to discuss domestic violence among its parishioners. This panel will address how the intersectionality of class, gender, age, and denomination affect discussions of domestic violence in the church. The Panel is based on Moderator Loretta Green-Williams' autobiographical book the same title.
November 6, 2021, 9 AM Your Local Time, WOCPSCN will conduct is 8th annual Walking In Silence for the Silenced: DV Solidarity Walk. Join Us in Our HYBRID WALK (Live on Facebook). BECOME A COMMUNITY CAPTAIN 1. Create a Walk route in your community. 2. Gather a few friends and safely (wear mask and vaccination). 3. Wear purple or lavender in honor of those who are going through this global pandemic. 4. Walk with a poster or photo and share your Walk on social media; TW: wocpscn1
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