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.
Thursday, February 15th from 9:00-10:30 AM EST
Capitol Visitor Center, room 212-10
Dean Michelle Williams
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Founder of Saving Promise
Gloria Mayfield Banks
Mary Kay Sales Leader,
Internationally Recognized Inspirational Speaker
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
When: Thursday, Feb. 15
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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