Help End Violence Against Women in Loudoun

For Immediate Release

Media Inquiries: Lorna Campbell Clarke

703.963.5735 or commissionchair@lcwag.org 

 

 

Help End Violence Against Women in Loudoun

Commission presents its first RoundTable on this critical topic

 

July 17, 2018 – Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun Commission on Women and Girls (LCWAG) invites Loudoun community members to attend its first-round table event, “Ending Violence Against Women in Loudoun,” on Tuesday, July 24, at Rust Library.  

 

LCWAG is partnering with Inova Loudoun Hospital and Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS) to host this important discussion of domestic and sexual violence in Loudoun. The round table will include a panel discussion and training on what to do when you or someone you know is a victim.

 

Featured speakers and panelists include Inova Ewing Forensic Assessment and Consultation Teams (FACT), LAWS, Phyllis J. Randall, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Valmarie Turner, Assistant Loudoun County Administrator, the Loudoun Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART), the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, Loudoun County Community Corrections, Legal Services of Northern Virginia, and the Leesburg Police Department.

 

“We are proud to launch our round table series with a discussion of one of the most critical women’s issues in our community. By partnering with local experts, we hope to educate the public on domestic and sexual violence in Loudoun and the resources available to victims,” said the Commission’s Chair, Christine DeWitt.

 

The event starts at 6:00 pm and is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. To register for the event, please visit:  https://conta.cc/2L0ZXEt

 

 

 

LCWAG, a nonprofit organization founded in 2017 by Phyllis J. Randall, is a component fund of the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties, and is independently funded through private donations. Through collaboration with local organizations and programs designed to educate and empower, LCWAG strives to improve women and girls’ health, safety and wellness and educational and professional opportunities.

 

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