3:00 PM15:00

NAADAC Webinar

Julie has been invited to provide an 80-minute webinar for the 2018 webinar series by the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) for 1,000 participants; "Overlapping Issues: Domestic & Sexual Violence, Mental Health, Trauma & Substance Use", scheduled for October 10, 2018. Watch for more information.

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9:00 AM09:00

DV & the Church Conference - Lenoir, NC (open to the public)

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DV and the Church Agenda

"Broken Vows" DVD  (Julie's story) 

Panel of Christian victim/survivors

  • Historical background
  • What Survivors May Believe
  • Myths Held by Faith Leaders
  • Wisdom from Faith leaders 

Scriptural Issues:

  • Biblical gender equality 
  • Headship 
  • Submission 
  • Divorce 
  • Forgiveness 
  • Suffering 

Supporting Christian Victims –What Helps, What Hurts 

  • Pastors and faith leaders 
  • Secular DV advocates 
  • Creating a response in your Church 
  • Resources for Survivors, Advocates & Church leaders 
  • Resources for victims, abusers, faith leaders and DV advocates 
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Engaging Faith Leaders & Communities in Responding to DV
12:15 PM12:15

Engaging Faith Leaders & Communities in Responding to DV

DVAC invites you to hear guidance about engaging faith leaders and communities in responding to domestic violence. We'll be learning from:

  • Rev. Marguerite Lee, President and Founder of Beauty for Ashes Ministry
  • Sa'idah Sudan, Founder of Baitul Hemayah
  • Sara Schreibman, Jewish faith community representative

We'll meet in our usual space in the "Kitchen Conference Room" at the Hal Marshall Building, 700 North Tryon Street in Charlotte. This program is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in the Hal Marshall lots. Feel free to bring your lunch and a friend or two!

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2:00 PM14:00

Meredith College Gender-based violence: Film Festival

The festival features documentaries made by students of Professor Kris Macomber 's class on Gender and Violence, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC.

Julie Owens is featured in a documentary titled "For God's Sake," about DV & religion. Other shorts will address sexual violence, trafficking, female genital mutilation and other topics related to violence against women.

FREE. The public is invited. See flyer below for details.

Meredith College 3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC.

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