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Speak Out Superior: The Hunting Ground
April 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Please join CASDA for a powerful night as we engage in important conversation surrounding the issue of sexual assault. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and a reminder that prevention is possible.
Attend a special screening of the 60-minute educational version of “The Hunting Ground,” celebrate people in our community breaking down barriers when we present the “Helping Hands Award,” and hear the personal survivor story of UW-Superior Legal Studies senior lecturer and former public defender, Leslie Dollen. UW-Superior’s Dr. Maria Cuzzo will moderate a panel discussion of victims’ advocates, law enforcement, legal counsel and medical personnel.
Discussion topics will include: reporting options for survivors and witnesses, Title IX, levels of confidentiality in the reporting process, the importance of seeking medical attention and much more.
6:00 p.m. – Refreshments (Provided by Thrivent Financial)
6:30 p.m. – Program and a Survivor’s Story
7:00 p.m. – Screening of “The Hunting Ground” (60-minute Educational Version, MPAA Rating PG-13)
8:00 p.m. – Panel Discussion
Open Mic for Survivors, following the Panel Discussion
The event will be held in the Yellowjacket Union Great Room on the UW-Superior campus. Parking after 5:00 is free.
This inclusive event is for anyone, regardless of age or gender, seeking to be better informed about sexual assault and to understand survivors’ and witnesses’ rights.
Childcare will be provided by Early Childhood Education Students at WITC-Superior.
Special thanks to UW-Superior’s Legal Studies students for designing the educational and supportive posters.
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center has declared this year’s theme, “Prevention is Possible.” Learn more about the history of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the movement to end sexual violence.
This event is presented by the Douglas County Coordinated Community Response for Sexual Assault, a collaboration of the following entities:
Center Against Sexual Violence & Domestic Abuse, Inc.; University of Wisconsin-Superior; Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College; Superior Police Department; Douglas County Sheriff’s Department; Thrivent Financial; Victim/Witness Services; Superior Area Ministerium; Health Care Clinic; North Country Independent Living; Live Generously; PAVSA; Douglas County District Attorney; Essentia Health; State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections