Monday, April 12, 2010

UAA domestic violence panel presentation success

Dr. Marny Rivera, Justice faculty, was a member of the UAA Against Domestic Violence panel held April 7, 2010 at the UAA Campus Center. This event was well-attended by faculty, staff, and students and covered a range of issues including warning signs in a relationship, personal safety, legal protections, domestic violence research, and campus and local resources. The event was opened by Chancellor Fran Ulmer and moderated by Judge Karen Hunt (ret.), Anchorage Superior Court.

Pictured at left are panel members (left to right) Michael Beckner, University Police Department (UPD); Melissa Emmal, Abused Women's Aid In Crisis (AWAIC); Randy Magen, UAA School of Social Work; Pamela Washington, Anchorage Municipal Prosecutor's Office; and Marny Rivera, Justice Center. Pictured above right is Judge Karen Hunt making closing comments.

Justice Center research on domestic violence can be found on our website.