Launching a series of webinars on domestic violence in October

The University of Hawaii Community colleges will be hosting a series of webinars during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) in October.

The 2022 DVAM The webinar series will highlight topics on rights and resources for survivors of domestic violence; sexual health and reproductive coercion; and a Native Hawaiian framework for wellness. The series will also include crossover webinars, exploring the intersection of domestic violence in two particularly vulnerable groups: gay people and people with disabilities.

Below is a schedule of webinars for the series. Pre-registration (at each webinar link) is required to attend.

The series is hosted by uh Community college title IX Offices in conjunction with the Office of the Vice President of the Community College System Compliance Office, EEO/AAand Title IX.

In 1989, Congress designated October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (PDF), officially recognizing the nationwide movement to raise awareness and unite efforts to address domestic violence. Although significant progress has been made over the past 33 years, domestic violence persists.

uh is committed to ending intimate partner violence, offers a variety of support services, and engages in education and prevention efforts. uh Politics (PDF) prohibits domestic and dating violence, as well as other forms of gender-based violence.

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