Monday, March 04, 2013

FREE WORKSHOP in NYC: Don’t Remain a Victim! You Can Avoid a Lifetime of Abuse

FREE Workshop

Conference on the Status of Women  - Sponsored by the United Nations

Don’t Remain a Victim!  
You Can Avoid a Lifetime of Abuse
Saturday March 9, 2013
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
8th floor Boss Room
The Church Center
777 UN Plaza (E. 44th St. & First Ave.)
New York, NY

Session Organizer:  Dana Raphael, Ph.D.

This Workshop is open to both Men and Women  

People who have experienced physical and mental trauma are more likely to be revictimized throughout life.  Join us for a panel discussion on how the pattern of abuse can be broken, and repeated harm avoided.

Come, sit awhile, and share your burdens . . .


  • Natsuko Utsumi, founder of the nonprofit, Cause Vision, will address "Prevention of Revictimization Through Exposing Human Trafficking.”
  • Judy Meikle, a Quaker and a facilitator of the Alternatives to Violence Project, will speak on “Prison Revictimization from an Abolitionist Perspective.” 
  • Vicki Polin, founder and CEO of The Awareness Center, will talk about the issues facing Jewish survivors of sexual assault and the effects of war atrocities into the second generation.
  • Dana Raphael, Director of The Human Lactation Center, Ltd., will speak on “The Urban Myths That Hurt Everyone.”
  • Gabriela Nava Campos, a specialist in public policy and research, will address “best practices” that organizations can use in order to help victims of human trafficking.
  • Janet Kraft will present “Resources for Recovery,” written by Randy and Pamela Noblitt, co-authors of Ritual Abuse and Torture in the 21st Century.

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