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UB Hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Forum, Oct. 25

October 11, 2017
Contact: Office of Government and Public Affairs
Phone: 410.837.5739

The University of Baltimore will host a panel discussion to highlight Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in UB's H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, 1415 Maryland Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

A group of academic and public-sector experts will lead an interactive and in-depth discussion aimed at bringing awareness to key issues in domestic violence. 

Panelists include:

  • Nakita Long, director of Victim Services at Turn Around Inc.;
  • Vaylah Benjamin Clinton, director of Violence Intervention Programs for My Covenant Place;
  • Laura Ruth, director of Legal Services for the Women's Law Center;
  • Kathleen Copsy, SVA prosecutor for the Baltimore City State's Attorney Office; 
  • Tania Araya, LCSWC-C, director of the Family Violence Response Program at Mercy Medical Center. 

Thylyn Twyman, activist, advocate and re-entry administrator with the Baltimore City Police Department, will serve as moderator.

The forum will include a question-and-answer session with the audience, followed by light refreshments.

This event, organized by the students of UB's Bachelor of Arts in Human Services Administration program, is co-sponsored by UB's Office of Government and Public Affairs and My Covenant Place, a private, community-based, non-profit organization dedicated to serving victims of crime by providing advocacy, support and wraparound services.

Learn more about UB's B.A. in Human Services Administration and the Office of Government and Public Affairs.

Learn more about My Covenant Place.

The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland and comprises the College of Public Affairs, the Merrick School of Business, the UB School of Law and the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences.


Last Published 6/9/16