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Contact: Marilynn Fryer
(517) 796-8466
April 1, 2010
For immediate release

Domestic violence topic of upcoming forum at Potter Center

Learn more about the warning signs and prevention of domestic violence when Jackson Community College hosts “Understanding Domestic Violence,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 8 in the Ruth Day Theater, Potter Center on the Jackson campus.

This is the second annual domestic violence forum to be hosted by JCC and the Office of Multicultural Relations, presented in cooperation with the Council on Inclusion & Diversity. It will explore what domestic violence is, its prevalence today, steps for a victim to take and steps to recovery. Presenters will include Jackson Police Chief Matt Heins; Adrienne Rowland, clinical director of Catholic Charities of Jackson County which offers AIM (Aggression Intervention for Men); and LaDonna Glenn, domestic violence program coordinator at the AWARE Shelter of Jackson. Testimonials will be offered by domestic abuse survivors.

This is a free event open to all community members, students, staff and faculty.