News Briefs Summer 2009, Volume 10, Number 1

Learn more about healing from DV in a restorative environment:

Attend IDVAAC’s annual conference Aug. 3-4 in Long Beach, Calif.



DVAAC’s annual conference in beautiful Long Beach, Calif. will focus on the topic of finding a path to healing for victims of domestic violence, and will include informative and engaging presentations, practical information, interactive sessions and artistic expressions.

Speakers hail from all over the country, each with a unique perspective on healing.  IDVAAC’s “A Journey to Healing “ conference will feature noted authors, scholars, practitioners, advocates and domestic violence survivors at this year’s conference, including Brenda L. Thomas, author of the Essence Magazine best-selling memoir “Laying Down My Burdens”; Carolyn West, Ph.D, award-winning scholar specializing in violence in the lives of black women; and Mildred Muhammad, Executive Director, After the Trauma (Washington, DC).

Healing PosterAttendees will be hosted in the Westin Long Beach hotel, just a few blocks from the beach. More information – including the conference agenda, list of speakers and registration – can be found by visiting Register before July 10, 2009 to reserve your place at the conference.


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