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Date and Time

Friday, April 21, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

  • Kirkhof Center » RM 2204 PERE MARQUETTE

Description

The Center for Women in Transition will partner with student groups at Grand Valley State University to bring Brooke Axtell to campus for a keynote address. Ms. Axtell is a survivor of human trafficking as a child, and domestic violence as an adult. She will talk about Sexual Consent and Healthy Relationships.

See Brooke's spoken word at the 2015 Grammy's here

The keynote address will be held in the Pere Marquette Room at The Kirkhof Center on the campus of GVSU. Attendance is free. Students and those who work in the field of domestic/sexual violence are encouraged to attend.

 

Seeking to end domestic and sexual violence, the Center provides both supportive and crisis services to more than 3,000 women, men and children in Ottawa and Allegan counties each year. Among the services provided to the community are emergency shelter, a 24-hour crisis line, transitional housing, legal advocacy, sexual assault nurse examinations, and trauma-informed therapy. In addition, the Center has a continuing commitment to violence prevention work through its partnership with local school districts and its Girls on the Run program.

                                        

The details:

Friday, April 21, 2017

Pere Marquette Room – Kirkhof Center: 1 Campus Dr, Allendale, MI 49401

Admission: Free

 

For additional questions regarding the event, please contact Ashley Schulte at schulash@gvsu.edu or Ellie Davis at EllieD@cwitmi.org.

 

Contact

GVSU Contact:  Ashley Schulte at schulash@gvsu.edu.

Center for Women in Transition Contact: Ellie Davis at EllieD@cwitmi.org.

 

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