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Galentine's Day 2019 

Date/Time: Monday, February 11, 2019 - 5:30p to 7:30p ET

Please join STSM, WREN, The HIVE Community Circle, and SCCADVASA in celebrating Galentine's Day on February 11, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Drop in for happy hour, make a craft, enter to win fantastic raffle prizes, and spend quality time with amazing women. Bring your besties and let's celebrate female friendship, the #MeToo movement, and efforts to end sexual harassment in our community. See you there! 

Questions? Email Laura Nunn at 

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Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, 2019 Waters Lecture / USC Law School 
Date/Time: Monday, April 8, 2019 - 7:00p ET @ USC Law School
Dr. Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw is a leading scholar in Critical Race Theory and founder of the African American Policy Forum. She is known for the introduction and development of intersection theory, the study of how overlapping and intersecting identities relate to systems and structures of power, oppression, and discrimination—and for the development in particular of intersectional feminism.

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Embrace Your Voice: Be An Agent for Change Sexual Assault Workshop | Get Tickets
Sponsored by CASA Family Systems/Edisto Children’s Center
Date/Time: Friday, March 15, 2019 @ the Liberty Room - 1855 Joe S Jeffords Hwy, Orangeburg, SC

Cost: Free 
Your invited to attend the first annual “Embrace Your Voice” Be An Agent for Change Sexual Assault Workshop hosted by CASA Family Systems/Edisto Children’s Center in Orangeburg, SC. This free event will take place on Friday March 15, 2019 at the Liberty Room 1855 Joe S Jeffords Hwy Orangeburg, SC with registration beginning at 8:30 am.

The guest speaker for this event will be Sabrina Gast, who currently serves as the Statewide Forensic Nurse Coordinator at South Carolina Victims Assistance Network. She is from Fort Mill, SC and is a graduate for Clemson University. She has a Master’s Degree in Forensic Nursing from Duquesne University. She has practiced as a forensic nurse since 1999 and helped to implement one of the first Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Programs in the state of South Carolina. There will also be a speaker to explain a new pilot program coming to Orangeburg to provide Medical Forensic Exams for children who are sexually assaulted.

This free event is targeted for Medical Doctors, Emergency Department Nurses & Doctors, Pediatricians, Social Workers, Victim Advocate, Nurses, and Nursing Students. Victim Service Provider and Nursing Credit Hours is currently pending. Feel free to share with your colleagues!

Questions? Email Elaine McNeil, MSW, Victim Service Program Director at CASA Family Systems at 



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