Educators Back on Campus
February 12, 2018
5-9pm, Grace Hall Atrium
Using real-life examples and outcomes, gain insights about the effects of domestic violence on children and their learning experiences. Hear presenters describe how they have used the tragic losses of family members to gain insights that save others from harm.
Bill Mitchell: President of the Kristin Mitchell Foundation. Bill and Michele Mitchell lost their daughter, Kristin, when she was brutally murdered by her ex-boyfriend days after her graduation from nearby Saint Joseph’s University. They are passionate champions for dating violence education.
Akea Pearson: Founder and operator of Akea’s Heart Inc. and author of Mommy Wake Up, a children’s book about an eight-year old girl who witnessed her mother being abused by her stepfather. Pearson, has had a passion for working with teens and young adults for as long as she can remember.
Wayne Stricker: A survivor of domestic violence experienced as a child. Stricker has a passion to help others that are going through the same struggle.