Sending Office: Honorable Debbie Dingell
Sent By:
Natalie.Martinez@mail.house.gov

Join the Bipartisan Working Group To End Domestic Violence 

Next Meeting – Wednesday, June 13

Current Members: Nanette Barragán, Susan Brooks, Julia Brownley, Ken Calvert, Salud Carbajal, Katherine Clark, Steve Cohen, Gerald Connolly, Ryan Costello, Rodney Davis, Debbie Dingell, Dan Donovan,
Mike Doyle, Bill Foster, Jimmy Gomez, Alcee Hastings, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Lynn Jenkins,
Debbie Lesko, Dan Lipinski, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Tom MacArthur, Carolyn Maloney, Gwen Moore, Stephanie Murphy, Tom O’Halleran, Jackie Speier, Tom Suozzi, Juan Vargas, Nydia Velazquez, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Dear Colleague:

Domestic violence is not a singular incident – it is a disturbing problem deeply rooted in our society. It impacts constituents of every color and creed and knows no congressional line or party affiliation. Nearly 20 Americans are physically abused by an
intimate partner per minute, equating to more than 10 million women and men per year. Over the course of their lifetime, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner. This disturbing societal issue needs
our attention.

To learn how you can make an impact, Co-Chairs Reps. Debbie Dingell, Ryan Costello, Gwen Moore, and Debbie Lesko invite the Members of the 115th Congress to join the Bipartisan Working Group to End Domestic Violence. The caucus was formed to convene
a bipartisan group of Congress members and key stakeholders who are dedicated to ending domestic violence, creating innovative prevention strategies, and strengthening resources for survivors and their children. The caucus hosts one-hour monthly meetings where
experts explore the varied policy implications of domestic violence and how Congress can craft legislative improvements for survivors and prevention programs for future generations. Caucus members and their staff are encouraged to attend the monthly discussions
and weigh in on future topics to highlight.

The next caucus meeting will be on Wednesday, June 13 at 4:00 PM and will explore when technology is used to abuse. We look forward to an eye-opening discussion from experts in the tech field.

Topic:    Cyber Crimes: Why Privacy Matters to Survivors

Date:     Wednesday, June 13      

Time:     4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Place:    Cannon 340

Panelists:    Travis Bright, Thorn, former Product Manager on Google Safety Team

        Cindy Southworth, National Network to End Domestic Violence

        Tamaso Johnson, Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV)

To join the Bipartisan Working Group to End Domestic Violence please contact Natalie Martinez in Rep. Dingell’s office at
Natalie.Martinez@mail.house.gov, Dante Cutrona in Rep. Costello’s office at
Dante.Cutrona@mail.house.gov, Izmira Aitch in Rep. Moore’s office at
Izmira.Aitch@mail.house.gov, or Annie Clark in Rep. Lesko’s office at
Annie.Clark@mail.house.gov.

 

Sincerely,

 

Debbie Dingell                                               Ryan Costello

Member of Congress                                     Member of Congress

 

Gwen Moore                                                   Debbie Lesko

Member of Congress                                      Member of Congress

Related Legislative Issues

Selected legislative information: Civil Rights, Judiciary, Technology

Related Event Information

Event Location: Cannon 340
Event Start: 6/13/2018 4:00:00 PM
Event End: 6/13/2018 5:00:00 PM

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