Dating and domestic violence is a serious issue that many people never do anything about until someone is either rushed to an emergency room or when courts intervene.
On Tuesday, December 16, 2008, the Gay & Lesbian Domestic Violence Coalition is hosting a special forum on dating & domestic violence at the GLCC.
For more information on the forum, read on...
In light of the recent shooting at Dillard High School as well as the increase in Domestic and Dating Violence occurrences during the holidays, The Gay & Lesbian Domestic Violence Coalition presents ...
LGBT COMMUNITY FORUM: SPOTLIGHT ON DATING & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Who: Adults, Youth & Agencies who serve the LGBT Community
When: December 16th beginning at 6:15 pm
Where: The Gay & Lesbian Community Center
1717 N Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Schedule of Events & Speakers:
6:15-7:00 - Resource Fair Services Providers, such as Women in Distress, Coast to Coast Legal Aid, Broward Clerk of Courts, SunServe, GLCC, Henderson, and others will have tables providing information on their services.
6:30-7:00 - Light Food and Drinks Provided
7:00-7:30 - Youth Dating Violence Presentations Providers of LGBT Youth Services will offer short presentations on Identification of Characteristics and Patterns of Dating Violence within the youth community, Safety Planning, Legal Remedies, The Schools System's Initiatives and Resources for Help.
7:30-8:00 - Adult Domestic and Dating Violence Presentations Providers of Services for Adults will offer short presentations on Identification of Signs and Symptoms of Dating and Domestic Violence, Safety Planning, and Legal Remedies and Resources for Help.
8:30-8:30 - Questions & Answer Session
Agency Participants Include:
Women In Distress
Broward County Schools
Coast to Coast Legal Aid
Broward Clerk's Office
Broward Victim's Rights Coalition
*** To request more information or to have your agency participate contact: Leisa M. Wintz 954-358-5643 ***