#MeToo Conference: More Than A Hashtag
“Educating & Healing in One Space”
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc- Beta Mu Zeta Chapter in conjunction with Sister W.E.L.L.S. Counseling, Coaching & Consulting, PLLC are partnering to host an innovative conference on April 24, 2019 at the Gastonia Conference Center in Gastonia, NC. The conference will focus on providing training and education to advocates, clinicians, helping professionals and even survivors. The FIRST EVER opportunity for Survivors and the Helpers to learn, grow and heal together!
Over the last year the increase in discussion and media focus surrounding sexual violence created a vital national dialogue that was long overdue. This conference takes place at a time when it is necessary to highlight the solutions toward healing & ending sexual violence in our country.
Why its Needed?
The #MeToo: More Than A Hashtag Conference, theme is: “Educating & Healing in One Space” will focus on providing culturally-appropriate information, practices, and programs and/or services to victims, educators, practitioners and legal professionals. All workshops and tracks are designed to support all diverse populations.
What we know is that in less than a six-month period, the viral #metoo hashtag, incited a movement like no other. In the United States for adults and children:
- 1 in 5 women and one in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives.
- In the U.S., 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men experienced some form of contact sexual violence in their lifetime.
- 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18 years old.
- Rape is the most under-reported crime; 63% of sexual assaults are not reported to police.
Early Bird: December 1, 2018 – February 1, 2019
- Track 1: $75.00
- Track 2: $65.00
After February 1, 2019, Registration Rates will be:
- Track 1: $100.00
- Track 2: $75.00
** The Student Rate is $75.00 from December 1, 2018 to April 20, 2019. **