Event Details

The Crisis:

In the United States alone, nearly 50 million women, men, and children are exposed to intimate partner violence. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced severe physical violence by an intimate partner at some point in their lifetime.

Because preventing intimate partner violence requires cross-sector collaboration, we invite you to join us in raising visibility of this important issue that silently threatens every home, community, and workplace.

The Call to Action:

Dean Michelle Williams, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will share the vision of the Learning Lab -- one of the first of its kind research and development centers for developing and disseminating innovative strategies, best practices and policies to prevent intimate partner violence.

When:

Thursday, February 15th from 9:00-10:30 AM EST

Where:

Capitol Visitor Center, room 212-10

Event Panelists:

Dean Michelle Williams
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

L.Y. Marlow
Founder of Saving Promise

Gloria Mayfield Banks
Mary Kay Sales Leader,
Internationally Recognized Inspirational Speaker

Moderated by:
Jayne O'Donnell
USA Today Health Reporter
and students from the Urban Health Media Project.

Other invited speakers:
Dr. Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH
U.S. Surgeon General

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Representative from the CDC Division of Violence Prevention

and Members of Congress