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Y Factor Military Summit

The Center for Violence Prevention is hosting a conference focusing on empowering military leaders to stand up and prevent sexual violence.  The conference is designed to bring together military, civic and educational leaders to discuss and assess their roles and responsibilities in supporting violence prevention. Keynote speaker is Major General Anthony (Tony) A. Cucolo III, Commandant of the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Penn. Senior military leaders and nationally recognized subject matter experts/trainers in violence prevention will serve on a panel to discuss the success and challenges of addressing and ending sexual violence in the military. Jeff O'Brien, national and international MVP trainer and facilitator, Orlando, Fla., will facilitate an afternoon training session on the Mentors in Violence Prevention model. The Center for Violence Prevention at UNI is a nationally recognized center that has institutionalized the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) leadership program developed by Jackson Katz. Registration is free and lunch is provided.

Out of the Darkness Walk

The Out of the Darkness Walk will increase awareness about depression and suicide. Funds raised will support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s research efforts and educational programs. The three mile walk will bring together people who have lost loved ones to suicide or know someone struggling with depression.

Book Discussion: "Colonize This! Young Women on Today's Feminism"

Jessica Garraway, Women's and Gender Studies minor student, will discuss "Colonize This! Young Women on Today's Feminism."  The book was edited by Daisy Hernandez, UNI Women's History Month keynote speaker. Books are avilalble for checkout for UNI faculty, staff and students in the Women's and Gender Studies office in 225 Sabin Hall. This event is sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies program; free and open to the public.

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