The Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor and the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership invite the public to an empowerment forum on domestic violence from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City. The forum is titled “Women Standing Against Violence.”
The forum is being held in October to coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month and features a guest panel that will explore domestic violence issues and how our society can empower people to fight this serious epidemic.
Panelist include Margaret Abrams of WomenRising Inc.; Beth Adubato, assistant professor of criminal justice at St. Peter’s University; Pamela Johnson, executive director of Jersey City Anti-Violence Coalition Movement; Najma Rana, assistant prosecutor for the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor; Bertha Reels of Sarah’s Daughters Ministries; and Sarah David, administrator of the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women.
Additional remarks will be made by Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, N.J. State Senator Sandra Cunningham, guest speaker Cathy DeFazio McBride, and Tamika McReynolds from the Jersey City Department of Recreation.
This free event is open to the public and will be held at Dinneen Hall in McIntyre Rooms B & C on the SPU campus, 2641 Kennedy Blvd. Parking is available at 686 Montgomery St. Light refreshments will be served. For additional information contact Roua Mohamed at 201-761-6049 or firstname.lastname@example.org.