UD will host the conference "Powerful Partnerships: 20 Years of the Violence Against Women Act and the Path Ahead" on Thursday and Friday, April 24 and 25, at Clayton Hall.

April 24-25: VAWA conference

UD hosts conference on anniversary of Violence Against Women Act

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9:20 a.m., April 23, 2014--The University of Delaware will host the conference “Powerful Partnerships: 20 Years of the Violence Against Women Act and the Path Ahead” on Thursday and Friday, April 24 and 25, at Clayton Hall.

The conference marks the 20th anniversaries of both the Violence Against Women Act and the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and also the 40th anniversary of UD’s Department of Women and Gender Studies.

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The conference will include workshops, roundtables, panels and poster sessions integrating research and practice around themes including leadership development, legal system response, wellness and self-care, and strengthening the movement.

For details, see the website.

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