The sixth web conference on October 10, 2012 is titled “The Role of Arts in Ending Child Sexual Abuse.” The arts are a powerful way to give voice to what otherwise may not be said. The arts are often a catalyst to action. The arts inspire viewers to see things through a different lens and define and experience in a way that links to taking action. The arts are a way to tap into the heart and through the experience of the art bring attention to an issue. This web conference focuses on how to use the arts to help end child sexual abuse.
|Wednesday, October 10, 2012
11 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific Time
(2 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern)
Sponsor: Ms. Foundation for Women
Hosts: Joan Tobachnick, Cordelia Anderson
- Bonnie Fournier, Photographer/Creator, The Smooch! Project
- Donna Jenson, Artist/Author, Time to Tell
- Travis Monford, Artist
- Define the power and possibilities for arts in giving voice to individuals, communities and issues in need of attention.
- Identify at least 2 ways the arts are being used to advance prevention of child sexual abuse.
- Articulate ways to use arts that are not in and of themselves focused on ending child sexual abuse to advance prevention.
Overall Series Goals:
- Raise the visibility and level of dialogue about child sexual abuse within the larger prevention community.
- Build new communities who care deeply about children to involve them in the child sexual abuse prevention movement.
- Increase attention to ending child sexual abuse and the level of knowledge, resources and possible action to child sexual abuse prevention.
What is a Web Conference?
A web conference is an opportunity to attend an online presentation by watching a slides on your computer screen (using your internet connection) and hearing the presenters through your telephone. Our web conferences feature an opportunity to participate in an online question & answer sessions and live text chat between participants. If for some reason you are unable to join on your computer, you can download the presentation slides and listen to the presentation on your telephone.
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