Stopping Intimate Partner Abuse with Terri Simon from My Sisterís Place, A Sisterhood BrunchDate: Sun November 11, 2012Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Contact: Sisterhood GHCPhone: 914.693.4260Email: firstname.lastname@example.org RSVP: Click here to RSVP
of My Sister's Place on
Stopping Intimate Partner Abuse
A short presentation followed by Questions and Answers
Please join us for an eye-opening discussion about domestic and dating violence Ė a serious problem that affects all communities, all of us, and our children as they embark on adult dating relationships. Terri Simon, from My Sistersí Place, the largest domestic violence organization in Westchester County, will speak to us about intimate partner violence right here in Westchester, addressing common misconceptions and how we can help keep each other and our children safe.Ē
Women and men of all ages are welcome!
There is no charge for this brunch
We ask that you bring a new twin sheet set, a package of disposable diapers or a new set of childrenís pajamas to donate to the women and children sheltered by My Sisterís Place
About Terri E. Simon, Esq:
Terri Simon is currently Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of My Sistersí Place, and in that capacity frequently speaks on the issue of intimate partner violence and the work of the agency. Terri has served on the My Sistersí Place Board since 2007, and was Chair from 2008 until this summer. She practiced law for 32 years, retiring as a partner in Kehl, Katzive & Simon, a small Manhattan firm where she specialized in business litigation and education law. Terri was President (2005-2006) and a member (2001-2007) of the Scarsdale Board of Education and, in the mid-90ís, an elementary school PTA president. She has recently completed a two-year term as President of Bet Am Shalom Synagogue, in White Plains. Terri lives in Scarsdale, she and her husband have two grown sons.
About My Sister's Place:
My Sistersí Place (MSP) strives to engage each member of society in our work to end domestic violence so that all relationships can embrace the principles of respect, equality, and peacefulness. Since 1978 we have advanced this mission in Westchester County and the surrounding region through advocacy, community education, and services to those harmed by domestic violence. My Sisters' Place provides comprehensive shelter, advocacy, legal services, and supportive services for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual abuse, stalking, and human trafficking in Westchester County, New York.
For more infrmation, visit their website at www.mspny.org