Sunday, April 02, 2006

Kudos to Lifetime Television's Stop Violence Against Women campaign

Lifetime Television will be in Washington, DC the week of APRIL 3rd to rally politicians, activists, celebrities and survivors around their Stop Violence Against Women campaign. Some of the issues that will be addressed include sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and sex trafficking.

Here are just some of the events planned this week. Good luck to all the organizations!

  • Darkness to Light and National Children's Alliance Congressional Briefing and Lunch
  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and National Alliance to End Sexual Violence Breakfast with Senators
  • Special Screening of "Searching for Angela Shelton" Documentary and NCADV, NAESV and Lifetime Television Reception with Members of Congress
  • FaithTrust Institute Press Conference on Engaging Religious Leaders in the Violence Against Women Movement
  • National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, National Center for Victims of Crime, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, Rape Abuse and Incest National Network, Women's Policy Inc. and Lifetime Television Congressional Briefing on Sexual Assault Services and Federal Funding
  • Recovery From Trauma: the hope of the new Sexual Assault Services Program and the Violence Against Women Act of 2005. Panelists include national and local sexual assault experts.
  • The Allstate Foundation, the National Network to End Domestic Violence and Lifetime Television Congressional Briefing on Economic Empowerment for Domestic Violence Survivors in Cooperation With the Congressional Caucus on Women's Issues and the Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus
  • Congressional Briefing on Violence Against Women Associated with US Armed Forces

Thank you Lifetime for being such a powerful advocate for women!