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Written by Kelly Guncheon   

 

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Monday, April 18

6 p.m. - Doors Open            6:15 p.m. - Dinner                6:45 to 8 p.m. - Program          

Church of the Epiphany, 4900 Nathan Lane N, Plymouth

(1 block west of Highway 169 on the South Side of Schmidt Lake Road)

 

 

Domestic Violence

 

With Ellen Gormican, MPH - Advocacy, Education, and Training Coordinator

Cornerstone Advocacy

 

 

ellen gormiconDomestic violence has grown to be an epidemic that is making headlines on an almost daily basis. Ellen Gormican will discuss intimate-partner violence through the lens of social justice and how current policy might affect work in this area.

Based in Bloomington and with offices in Brooklyn Center and Minneapolis, Cornerstone’s works to end domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking through community outreach, crisis response, and long-term stabilization.  It offers a continuum of service in 10 Metro cities to help create communities where individuals and families are safe and children thrive.



Westside Progressives, a non-partisan educational forum that encourages civil and thoughtful discussion about progressive issues, usually meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Church of the Epiphany, located at Schmidt Lake Road and Nathan Lane in Plymouth.  $10 for lasagna/salad dinner. If you don't want to have the dinner, please let Kelly Guncheon know when you RSVP.

Please RSVP to Kelly Guncheon, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by Sunday, April 16.

 

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