Engaged Citizen Experience Conference

Gender Violence: Analysis and Action

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Noon - 7:00 p.m.
Olmsted Center, Drake University

Register here  

Conference Schedule:

12:00pm            Welcome and Introduction (Parents Hall South)

12:20pm        ‌    Session I

Track 1: Systems Response: Barriers for Victims
Presented by: Stacey Granger

Track 2: Bullying in the K-12 setting
Presented by: Sandi Patton-Imani

Track 3: Campus Policies for Student Victims
Presented by: Tess Cody ; Student Samantha Brenner, co-facilitator

Track 4: "It Gets Better... Sometimes"
Presented by: Beth Younger

 1:55pm              Break

Snack provided
Community Partner tables accessible (Upper Gallery)

2:25pm              Keynote Panel (Parents Hall North)

Bonnie Campbell, Moderator
Former Attorney General of Iowa

Joy Moore
U/VAWA Attorney
Iowa-Justice for Our Neighbors

Nate Monson
Exceutive Director
Iowa Safe Schools

Binnie Lehew, MSW, LISW
Exeutive Officer
Iowa Department of Public Health

Scott Law
Director, Campus Public Safety
Drake University

4:20pm              Break

Heavy Hors d’oeuvres provided
Community Partner tables accessible

4:40pm ‌             Session II

Track 1: It Takes a Village: Bystander Intervention in Action
Presented by: Alysa Mozak & Kevin Saunders

Track 2: Being the Change: A Grassroots Advocacy Guide
Presented by: Zebulon Beilke-McCallum

Track 3: Licking Our Wounds: Individual Reflection and Response through Writing
Presented by: Laura Madeline Wiseman

Track 4: Safe Space: Trans*gender inclusion and safety
Presented by: Tony Tyler: Students Joey Gale and Wit Hegarty, co-facilitators

Track 5: Advocating for Marginalized Communities
Presented by: Luana Brown Nelson

 6:20pm                Session III

World Café Reflection (Parents Hall South)
Hosted by Carol Spaulding-Kruse


University News
March 3, 2015
Drake University is proud to present the inaugural performance of the Jordan Concert Series featuring American pianist Edward Auer and his wife, Junghwa Moon Auer. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in Sheslow Auditorium and is free and open to the public.