"Telling Amy’s Story" Screening & Domestic Violence Panel Discussion

 ,   Add to calendar
 Kennesaw  See map

Kennesaw State University will host a special screening of “Telling Amy’s Story,” a powerful documentary on domestic violence, the evening of Thursday, October 25. “Telling Amy's Story” is hosted by actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay (“Law and Order”) and told by Detective Deirdri Fishel. The documentary follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide of a mother of two that occurred on November 8, 2001. A question and answer session with leaders and advocates in the domestic violence awareness community will follow. 

Expert Panel: 

  • Women’s Resource and Interpersonal Violence Prevention Center

  • KSU Task Force on Interpersonal Violence

  • KSU Community Policing Unit

  • KSU Athletic Department

  • Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV)

  • Verizon Wireless

  • Tamara Hurst, LCSW Instructor of Social Work

LOCATION: Kennesaw State University, Social Sciences Building, Room 1021

CAMPUS CONTACT: Emily Ramirez, 770-794-7858, eramir10@kennesaw.edu

BACKGROUND: “Telling Amy’s Story” was created by Penn State Public Broadcasting and has aired on public television stations throughout the country. It has been used as an educational tool by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice. The Verizon Foundation provided grants to Penn State to fund a domestic violence prevention training program for students and faculty and create the “Telling Amy’s Story” documentary and public service media project. http://telling.psu.edu/


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »