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Cabrini Furthers Commitment to Ending Domestic Violence

Posted on 10/5/2017 3:02:00 PM

RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 5, 2017)—On Oct. 16, Cabrini University hosts its seventh annual Domestic Violence Awareness Symposium and the official launch the Center for Children of Trauma and Domestic Violence.

All are welcome to register for these free events honoring domestic violence awareness month. 

Beginning at 9:30am, Cabrini's half-day Domestic Violence Symposium focuses on family perspectives on the tragedies of domestic violence through “A Conversation with Janine Rajauski.” There also will be a panel discussion with Bill Mitchell, President of the Kristin Mitchell Foundation; Monica Jenkinson and Minna Davis of Laurel House; Barbara and John Jordan, advocates of domestic violence education; and Eliza Costoso, PsyD, Counseling and Psychological Services at Cabrini University. Each program will be followed by an audience Q&A.

At 5pm, Cabrini welcomes its community of domestic violence awareness advocates and educators as it officially launches its new Center for Children of Trauma and Domestic Violence Education

The launch will feature a keynote presentation by Lynn Rosenthal, Policy Director for Violence Against Women Initiatives for the Biden Foundation, and a ceremonial launch. The program will be followed by a reception.

Throughout the month, Cabrini students also are hosting events honoring domestic violence awareness, including a mass, movie screenings, and a dress-in-purple day.

For more information, visit cabrini.edu/dveducation.

About Cabrini University

Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Cabrini University is a Catholic institution that empowers students to become advocates of social change through an Education of the Heart, focusing on academic excellence, community engagement, and leadership development.

Cabrini enrolls approximately 1,300 undergraduates in more than 35 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations, and minors on its serene 112-acre campus located 30 minutes from Philadelphia. The University also enrolls 900 students in graduate, doctoral, and professional studies programs at its main campus in Radnor, PA, and at five off-campus locations.