Stop the Violence 2012
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KHUM 17th ANNUAL STOP THE VIOLENCE - START THE HEALING
CO-HOSTS: CLIFF BERKOWITZ, KHUM and SHERI JOHNSON – Humboldt State University
Week 1 October 30th - November 2nd
Sexualized Violence: The Ongoing "War On Women"
Tuesday October 30th: Sheri Johnson - Outline of this year's campaign
October 31st: Paula Arrowsmith-Jones, North Coast Rape Crisis Team. "Legitimate Rape" is discussed along with rape as a tool of suppression of woman's rights throughout history.
November 1st: Dr. Michael Yellow Bird, HSU Dept. of Social Work. The Cultural Neuroscience of Sexual Violence and Rape as a weapon of suppression in the Native American communities is discussed.
November 2nd: Panel discussion on Sexualized Violence and The Ongoing War on Girls and Women. Cliff Berkowitz and Sheri Johnson co-host with guests Paula Arrowsmith-Jones of the North Coast Rape Crisis Teem and Kim Berry, HSU Critical Race Gender and Sexuality Studies.
Week 2 November 6th - November 9th
Changing Attitudes Toward Marriage Equality
November 6th: Susan McGee, HSU Critical Race Genger and Sexuality Studies lecturer discusses changes in attitudes in this state and country toward marriage Equality.
November 7th: Singer, Earl Thomas talks about what it was like growing up as an "out" young man in Pikesville Tennessee, bullying and changing attitudes.
November 8th: Director, Clint Rebik talks about "8" the dramatization of the court case that overturned proposition 8 which played to a sold out crowd at the Van Duzer Theater on November 1st. Clint also shares some of his person experiences.
November 9th: Panel discussion on this week's topic, Changing Attitudes: Support of Marriage Equality. Cliff Berkowitz and Sheri Johnson co-host with guests, Sister Gaia T of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Susan McGee, HSU Critical Race Gender and Sexuality Studies lecturer, and Peggy Metzger & Chris Jioras, a married couple with children and cast members of "8."
Week 3 November 13th - November 16th
Bullying: Community Solutions
November 13th: State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San Francisco talks about bullying and "Seth's Law" which he authored and is now law in California.
November 14th: Cherie Shipley, Credentialed School Social Worker at Cutten Elementary talks about solutions in place and Cutten schools and weighs in on the new California Mandates. She also discusses the impacts of bullying on cognitive development in children.
November 15th: Laurie Alexander, Trevor Hammons, and Ron Perry of Eureka City Schools talk about how they deal with bullying, the new California mandates and Eureka High's openness to the LGBT students on campus.
November 16th: Recorded live at the Healing Breakfast at the Eureka Woman's Club, Music from The True Gospel Singers and Lyndsey Battle, a stirring keynote address by Marianne Pennekamp, a word from all the resource tables from the many groups represented at the event, our panel giving their closing remarks on this year's campaign and, our presentation of this years Stop The Violence Fund check to PFLAG, and sharing by audience members.
This year's campaign wraps up with a "Healing Breakfast,: free and open to the public Friday, November 16th from 8am - 10am at the Eureka Woman's Club. There will be pastries from Vellutini Baking Company, KHUM blend coffee from Signature Coffee and live music by Lyndsey Battle and The True Gospel Singers. Plus a pannel of speakers wrapping up the 3 week campaign.