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Sep 24, 2010

October 14-16, 2010, Tacoma, WA

Paving a Rocky Road: Removing Barriers to Men’s Engagement
Pacific Lutheran University Men Against Violence will host a national conference to engage professionals, religious communities and student activists in the process of identifying and strategizing how to remove the barriers that have traditionally kept large numbers of men from joining violence prevention efforts. Experts will discuss innovative approaches to anti-violence work and how to empower men to explore masculinities which support a just and equitable society. For more information or to submit a workshop proposal, contact Jonathan Grove at grovejk@plu.edu.

Abstracts Due – October 15, 2010

The Developing Science of Abuse: Toward a New Understanding
Advocates working on issues of abuse, health and health care should consider presenting at the Academy on Violence and Abuse’s (AVA) next spring conference, April 14-16, 2011 in Minneapolis, MN. The conference will bring together researchers interested in how the body’s response to abuse causes adverse health effects as well as the prevalence and economic significance of those effects. The call for presentations is available on the AVA website. Please contact Mike or Karla with the AVA at 952/974-3270 with questions about the conference. Abstracts are due October 15, 2010.