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Mobilizing to End Domestic Violence in the African American Community: A Contract for Change

This powerful, informative, and inspiring national conference, included key leaders in the domestic violence and civil rights movements, as well as experts from fields that intersect with intimate partner violence, such as substance abuse, sexual assault, and gangs. Through keynote addresses, panel discussions, and workshops, this conference illuminated strategies that mobilized concerned stakeholders toward developing a contract to confront violence and other challenges facing the African American community. This two day event, strengthened ties, built bridges, and made personal commitments toward mobilizing our communities to change







August 8-10, 2004
Queens, NY


A Contract for Change DVD 

The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC) is pleased to present you with this DVD highlighting our 2007 Annual Conference entitled- Mobilizing to End Domestic Violence in the African American Community: A Contract for Change. This national conference was sponsored in partnership with the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women and drew over 600 attendees from all regions of the country, who represented individuals from diverse professions and interests, including domestic violence advocates, social workers, victims, law enforcement, officers, judges, clergy and faith leaders, community activists, researchers, students, youth workers, child welfare workers, sexual assault advocates, and civil rights leaders. We hope you enjoy this DVD and look forward to seeing you at our next national conference