Maryland Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program
Offering victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking a substitute address to keep their residential address confidential
Learn more about this unique program offered by Maryland’s Secretary of State and how to include it as an important part of your clients’ safety plan
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence
Economic Empowerment Center
8626 Brooks Drive, Suite 305
Easton, Maryland 21601
If you are a recipient of the VOCA Grant, you may be required to receive this training. Save yourself a trip to Annapolis! Please RSVP by March 26, 2018 to Cathleen at 410-260-3875 or Safe.AtHome@Maryland.Gov.
The Trickle Effect: The Invisible Signs of Domestic Violence and The Negative Impact on Children Roundtable Discussion hosted by the Prince George’s County Family Justice Center and The NEHE Foundation.
Location: The Prince George’s County Family Justice Center 14757 Main Street Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Time: 6:30-8:30pm (Light Refreshments provided at 6:00pm)
The Glow Up Teen Empowerment Summit hosted by the Prince George’s County Family Justice Center, Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation, and An Earthly Embrace.
Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018
Location: Tucker Road Community Center 1771 Tucker Road Fort Washington, MD 20744
Special “For Parents Only” Session on Teen Dating Violence
Walk A Mile In Her Shoes
April 14, 2018
The Walk is a playful opportunity for men, women and their families to raise awareness in the community about The Bernie House and the serious causes and effects of family violence.
Severna Park Library
45 W. McKinsey Road
Severna Park, MD 21146
The Escalation Workshop is a film-based discussion that opens people’s eyes to the warning signs of relationship abuse. The workshop consists of a film, Escalation, followed by a guided discussion led by a trained facilitator. One in 3 women and 1 in 4 men will be in an abusive relationship at some point in their lives, so it’s important to be aware of the warning signs and intervene when you suspect a friend is abusive or being abused.
2018 Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign is “Embrace Your Voice”!
We all have a unique role to play in prevention and changing the culture. When we reflect on and change how we think and talk about the issue of sexual violence and consent, we can create a culture of respect, equality, and safety. All of our voices have power. It’s time for everyone to find that voice and embrace it. (nsvrc.org) Sexual violence does not discriminate, it affects women and men of any age, race, religion, ethnicity and social status. It can leave a lifelong impact not only on the victim, but their family and the community as well.
Please join us in listening to one woman’s account of sexual assault and with the help of a dedicated chief investigator and advances in DNA testing, identify her attacker. Author, Jennifer Wheatley- Wolf “One Voice Raised- A Triumph over Rape” with Chief Investigator, David H. Cordle Sr.
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) – “Expand the Circle: Reach All Victims”
Every year in April, Office for Victims of Crime helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of NCVRW, which will be observed in 2018 from April 8–14. The Calvert County States Attorney’s office will present art displays at the District Court House created by local high school students.
This year’s theme emphasizes the importance of inclusion in victim services. This year’s theme addresses– how the crime victims field can better ensure that every crime victim has access to services and support; and how professionals, organizations, and communities can work in tandem to reach all victims (ovc.ncjrs.gov)
These dual awareness issues will be highlighted during the event.