Spring Time Events to End Violence

Stand UP ANEW – April 30, 7:00PM-11:00PM – In remembrance of Ka’Sandra Wade    IMG_0087

at the Rex 1602 E. Carson Street Fundraiser $10 – 25 Donation –

Stand Up ANEW supports new women’s organizing work by bringing the voices of diverse low and moderate income women into campaigns to improve the lives of women in our neighborhoods, and to develop women leaders who can raise awareness about economic issues.

Stand Up ANEW will feature all women performers, including our SisterPoet, Vanessa German, who will delight the audience with her SPoken Word Performances.

The night will also include a performance by singer/songwriter Anne Feeney with stories about her activism. Many other female musicians and singers will give live performances as well.

IMG_0071Women Against Abusive Relationships (WAAR) Presents The Healing Space Reunion & Rebirth  Calling All PAST Healing Space Participants & Presenters

 FREE Event • Tuesday – April 30, 2013 – 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC – AUDITORIUM
300 Halket Street 
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Please Register online for this FREE event – http://healingspacereturns.eventbrite.com

What is the Healing Space?THE HEALING SPACE IS A PLACE FOR FEMALES WHO ARE HURTING OR HAVE BEEN HURT IN INTIMATE PARTNER RELATIONSHIPS (DOMESTIC/DATING VIOLENCE) OR SEXUAL VIOLENCE.

THE HEALING SPACE OFFERS EMPOWERING ACTIVITIES INCLUDING MOTIVATIONAL WORKSHOPS ON A VARIETY OF TOPICS; HEALING THROUGH THE ARTS – WRITING AND RECITING POETRY; CREATING HEALING QUILTS AND OTHER ART PROJECTS; AND HEALING THROUGH SPEAKING – SHARING STORIES OF SURVIVING AND THRIVING WITH OTHERS WHO HAVE HAD SIMILAR EXPERIENCES. REFERRALS FOR COUNSELING WILL BE GIVEN, AS REQUESTED.

Networking Reception & Resources, Poetic Performances by Kim El & Rosie Jones Moore, Hear a Survivor Tell Her Story, Panel Discussions and Q&A – Providers, Researchers and Law Enforcement, Door Prizes Light Refreshments, Save-the-Date – Spread the Word – Bring Some Folks!

Information: Roxanne E. Epperson at waarheals@yahoo.com or 412-818-3225

FREE SYMPOSIUM  Building Academic-Community  Research Partnerships to Address Intimate IMG_0113Partner Violence 

Monday, May 13, 2013  4:00-7:30 p.m. University Club, University of Pittsburgh—-Dinner is included and registration is required.  https://www.paphtc.pitt.edu/course.asp?m=f&cr=r&cid=120 

This free symposium is for academic researchers, community partners and healthcare providers interested in intimate partner violence and developing community-based research. Intimate partner violence exists in every community. The goal of this symposium is to strengthen interdisciplinary research collaborations addressing intimate partner violence among communities living in Allegheny County.

 

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