Forum on Domestic Violence

Posted by on August 31, 2009

Fathers group holds domestic violence symposium

Daddy’s Right Here will sponsor its fourth annual symposium on the them “Facing and Embracing Our Responsibilities,” focusing on the epidemic of domestic violence in Philadelphia.

Since May, 46 people have been murdered in incidents of domestic violence, according to the group.  Calling this a “public tragedy,” the group will hold its symposium from 11am to 8pm on Saturday, September 26th at Holy Trinity Bethlehem Church Rectory at 11th and Rockland Street in the city’s Logan neighborhoods.

The symposium will feature guest speakers, including keynoter Sumaki Kenya Shan, resource tables, raffles and more.  Other speakers include Sylvia Horst of the Kids n Kin program of Turning Points for Children, Thomas Gregory of the Philadelphia Health Department, James Dickerson of the Fatherhood Institute, and Norman Jones of Normans Good Food.

To register, click here.

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