September 23rd-26th, 2018
Providence, Rhode Island
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At Voices Rising, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence will focus on HOW we do our work. The intention is to delve deeper into the causes of violence and its impact and effect on individuals, communities and our nation. The conference will also highlight how we can continue to use our voices to make change.
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This event has been approved for up to 20.5 CEU hours per person from the National Association of Social Workers.
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Monday, September 24th
"And So I Stayed: Finding Peace and Healing Beyond Abuse"
Join writer and speaker, Jennie Willoughby, in an intimate discussion of domestic violence and recovery. She will recount her experiences of the very public unveiling of the emotional and physical abuse she suffered during her marriage* as well as discuss her pathway to healing. The remarks will take place with respect to the greater implications of abuse by those in positions of power and the added barriers this creates to coming forward and seeking help. *Jennie was married to Former White House Staff Secretary, Rob Porter, from 2009-2013.
Tuesday, September 25th
"Voices Rising! Advocacy, Activism and Action"
As advocates, we may not organically think of ourselves as activists nor do we necessarily feel our experience and day-to-day interactions with victims and survivors fall under that umbrella. But our voices, our experiences, our perspectives and the sheer wealth of knowledge we can offer to shift the paradigm around how our society views and responds to domestic violence is critical. If you are an advocate you ARE an activist and victims and survivors need you now more than ever.
This event has been approved for OVW grantees. Grantees from LAV and Tribal Jurisdiction programs have received conditional approval to attend and are required to contact their OVW program specialist to get approval specific to their award and to ensure a Grant Adjustment Notice is issues. Grantees from the Justice for Families and STOP programs do not have to contact their program manager for prior approval and should be advised to place a "memo to the file" in their grant records, including the conference approval reference number.
Voices Rising Plenary Sessions and Keynote Addresses will be shared via Facebook Live at the following dates and times on NCADV's Facebook Page.
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Sunday, September 23rd at 3:30pm EST
Conference Opening and Plenary Session, Home Truth: Using International Human Rights Advocacy to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
Monday, September 24th at 8:30am EST
Plenary Session Panel, #SurvivorSpeaks: Amplifying the Voices of Survivors of Domestic Violence
Monday, September 24th at 12:30pm EST
Keynote Address, And So I Stayed: Finding Peace and Healing Beyond Abuse
Tuesday, September 25th at 8:30am EST
Plenary Session, The Best Way to Keep Her Safe is to Make Him Stop: The High Point Model Case Study
Tuesday, September 25th at 12:30pm EST
Plenary Session, Voices Rising! Advocacy, Activism and Action
Wednesday, September 26th at 11:30am EST
Plenary Session, We Choose All of Us: Youth Organizing to End Gender Violence
Registration is full for Voices Rising!
Registration price includes: attendance for one at Voices Rising, opening reception on Sunday evening, breakfasts, lunches, and food and beverage breaks.
Registration prices do not include housing, incidentals and/or amenities.
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Voices Rising marks the first time in history that NCADV's national domestic violence conference will be hosted in Rhode Island. Discover the entertainment, dining, and shopping Providence has to offer during a self-care break or in the days before or after the conference.
Voices Rising will be held at the Omni Providence Hotel.
The available discounted rates at the Omni Providence Hotel and the Courtyard Providence Downtown have sold out!
If you need accommodations for Voices Rising, the following hotels are within walking distance to the Omni Providence Hotel. Valet parking at the Omni is available for $12 daily.
This year, NCADV is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a Ruby Jubilee Gala. Join us for this historic celebration with food, drinks, dancing, and more!
Confirm your Ruby Jubilee tickets when registering for Voices Rising!