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Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Communities of Color

Date & Time

Thursday, February 25, 2021, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.


Lectures & Speakers


Virtual Event


Presented by the Office for Violence Prevention & Victim Assistance (VPVA)


Join the Office for Violence Prevention & Victim Assistance for a panel discussion on ways that Black and Brown communities are disproportionately affected by interpersonal violence, the impact of COVID on these issues, and how members in the health field can work towards creating spaces where all communities are seen, heard, and served.

Esteemed panelists include:

  • Janice Cato Varlack, assistant dean for Student and Multicultural Affairs and associate professor of Pediatrics
  • Terri Lassiter, assistant dean for Public Health Practice, Diversity and Inclusion, and assistant professor in the Department of Urban-Global Public Health
  • Linda Sloan Locke, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Women’s Health Institute

Learn more and register.