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2014 Powerful Partnerships Conference

Powerful Partnerships:
20 Years of the Violence Against Women Act and the Path Ahead
April 24 & 25, 2014
University of Delaware
Clayton Hall Conference Center
Newark, DE  19716

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In recognition of Vice President Joseph R. Biden and his leadership on behalf of the Violence Against Women Act and in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Delaware and the 20th Anniversary of the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence:

The Department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Delaware and the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence are cohosting a conference that will highlight the power of partnerships in working to end gender violence. The conference will create a unique space for survivors, community activists, advocates, researchers, business leaders, and government officials from across the nation to come together to share findings, best practices, and lessons learned and to foster trust, resilient relationships, and innovate strategies for addressing gender-based violence as we look forward to the future.

The conference will include a variety of workshops, roundtables, panel presentations, and poster sessions integrating research and practice. The Powerful Partnerships Conference is organized around the following themes:

    • Bystander Approaches
    • Engaging Men and Boys
    • Leadership Development
    • Legal System Response
    • Program and Strategy Evaluation
    • Public Narratives and Framing
    • Researcher/Practitioner Partnerships
    • Socio-Culturally Specific and Relevant Models, Programs, and Services
    • Strengthening the Movement
    • Wellness and Self-Care
    • Youth Leadership and Youth-Adult Partnerships

Participating Academic Institutions, Advocacy Groups, and Government Agencies

Preliminary Schedule

Conference Pricing:

Type One Day Two Days
UD Undergraduate Students $0 $0
Graduate Students/Non-UD Students $25 $50
General Participants $70 $110
DCADV Members* $60 $100

*Includes Current DCADV Supporting Members, DCADV Member Organizations, and Delaware Certified DV Specialists

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For questions about registration or payment, please contact Gail Knapp at Clayton Hall at 302-831-8590.

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