We>I – Visionary Change to End Violence Against Women

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WE>I

Visionary Change to End Violence Against Women

The Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Joyful Heart Foundation invite you to the 2013 HSCADV Annual Conference. This year’s conference will be provide an opportunity for advocates and those committed to ending domestic and sexual violence to take a step back, add to our body of knowledge, spark diverse ideas, and have critical conversations for our movement in Hawaii.

Day 1 will explore new and evolving approaches to working toward ending violence against women across the spectrum of violence.  Featured speakers include:

  • Anne Menard, Executive Director of National Resource Center on Domestic Violence,
  • Lorraine Robinson, Executive Director, TJ Mahoney, and
  • Dr. Valli Kalei Kanuha, Professor and Chair, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Sociology

Other highlights include experiential sessions to revision our work, and applying physical movement in our movement to end violence, with Norma Wong, an instructor with the Institute of Zen Studies.

Day 2 will look at how to manage vicarious trauma and support wellness in the workplace. Highlights of this day include dialogue sessions to identify and plan how to sustain ourselves in our advocacy work as well as experiential wellness sessions that promote concrete approaches to maintaining individual well-being.

DATE: Thursday, September 26 & Friday, September 27, 2013

TIME: Registration begins at 8:00 am. Program 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

LOCATION: Ko’olau Ballrooms and Conference Center, 56-550 Kionaole Road, Kaneohe, HI 96744

REGISTRATION: Click here to register.  General registration deadline will be closed onSeptember 10, 2013 or when space is full.

COST: Registration fees include continental breakfast, lunch and all training materials for both days.  Single day registration fees are NOT available.

  • $70 – Early Registration by August 22,2013
  • $75 for registration August 23rd to September 10 or when space is full

Payment can be made by check. Please make checks out to:
Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence,
810 Richards Street, Suite 960
Honolulu, HI 96813

REGISTRATION SCHOLARSHIPS: There are a limited number of scholarships for registration fees for HSCADV member programs and individuals in need. You may request a registration scholarship when you register. Registration scholarships must be requested by August 2, 2013.  

TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS: There are a limited number of travel scholarships available for HSCADV program members and Domestic Violence task force members who register by July 31, 2013.  You may request a travel scholarship when you register. Advocates and task force members receiving travel scholarships must:

  • Arrange your flights with HSCADV consultant, Ana Maring.  Ms. Maring will be contacting travel scholarship recipients.
  • Share a double occupancy room OR pay for one-half of the expenses for a single occupancy room (based on room availability). You may choose not to stay at the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki; however, sponsorship does not cover the costs for accommodations elsewhere.
  • Pay the Registration Fee of $70 by September 10, 2013.
  • Sponsorship does not cover expenses for per diem, or meals other than those provided during the conference. (Meals provided during the conference include breakfast and lunch on September 26 and 27.
  • Ground transportation information will be provided prior to the conference.

For planning purposes please see the breakout for travel scholarships.  The number of seats available is a rough estimate and depending on costs we may have to adjust the number as tickets are booked.

Island Program Travel Scholarships
Hawaii Island YMCA 1
CFS TPFF Kona 5
CFS TPFF Hilo 5
Task Force Members 5
Kauai YWCA 7
Task Force Members 5
Maui PACT Maui 4
WHW Maui 4
CFS Maui 4
Task Force Members 4
Lanai WHW Lanai 4
Task Force Members 2
Molokai MCSC 6
Task Force Members 4
Neighbor Island Subtotal 60

Cancellation Policy
Registration fees – Payment or guarantee of payment is due by the September 10, 2013registration deadline. Participant substitutions are permitted with prior notification. If participants cancel their registrations after the deadline or fail to attend the training, they or their organization will be billed the full registration fee.

Participants who are receiving a travel scholarship who cancel or do not attend the conference, will be responsible for the cost of airfare and lodging.
For more information, please contact Ana Maring at ana_maring@yahoo.com.

This event would not have been possible without the Sponsorship of:
State of Hawaii Judiciary, First Circuit Court,
Maternal and Child Health Branch, Department of Health
Commission on the Status of Women

For more information, please contact:
Ana Maring
Domestic and Sexual Violence Consultant
808-216-4153
ana_maring@yahoo.com

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