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The Stories We Tell: Domestic Violence in Entertainment and News Media Culture

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Join an insightful conversation about the entertainment and news media that we consume and how it influences our views on relationships, roles, and violence. Experts Jackson Katz, PhD, and CarolAnn Peterson, PhD, will discuss the stories that perpetuate myths and misconceptions and normalize domestic violence.

Featured Speakers

Jackson Katz

Jackson Katz, PhD, is a major figure and thought leader in the global movement of men working
to promote gender equality and prevent gender violence. He has lectured and trained extensively
all over the world. Dr. Katz is a co-founder of Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP), one of the longest-running and influential gender violence prevention programs. His books include the bestseller The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help and he has created award-winning educational
videos. Dr. Katz’s TEDx talk, Violence Against Women Is a Men’s Issue, has been translated  into 27 languages.

CarolAnn Peterson, PhD

CarolAnn Peterson, PhD, is an international public speaker and has been interviewed by major news organizations regarding domestic violence cases. She is a consultant to attorneys regarding strategy for domestic violence cases and an expert witness regarding domestic violence and strangulation. She has also provided training through the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. As a full-time lecturer at the University of Southern California, Dr. Peterson created the domestic abuse course for the School of Social Work and taught  numerous related courses. She is also a survivor of domestic violence.

Please join us virtually

Tuesday, June 25, 2024
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Your participation ensures that hundreds of domestic violence survivors receive critical crisis help, long-term counseling, legal and housing assistance, and financial support.

Event Chairs: Linda Kupfer and Amy Brown Tuchler

Questions? Please call the SHALVA office (773) 583-4673.

The Lester & Edward Anixter
Family Foundation
Melanee Soble Cooper
Amy & Steve Feder
Jacqueline Gilbert
Carol & Adam Gooze
Stacy & Steve Halpern
International Therapist Fund
JBS Foundation

Helene & Aaron Paris
Andra & Irwin Press
Viki & Tom Rivkin
Terry L. Schwartz
Senser Foundation
Kim & Perry Shwachman
Amy Brown Tuchler
Tracy & David Zirin


Abra Alscher
Helen Arkes
Gayle Arlen
Candace Arnold
Jacqueline Berg
Elyse Block
Lorena Blonsky
Andrew Bloom
Gail V. Brenner
Andrea Brown
Gail Feiger Brown
David Chizewer
Debbie Chizewer
Alex Cicelsky
Michelle Collins
Angie Donenberg
Sheryl Beth Dworkin

Lori Fogelson
Carol Gaines
Jill R. Gardner
Robin Goldberg
Debra Green
Jayne Hanauer
Sue Hanover
Emmet Hirsch
Holly Israel
Marla Jaffe
Amy Kaissar
Lauren Kantor
Nancy Fredman Krent
Cheryl Krugel-Lee
Sara Kushnir
Michele Levine

Barbara Byk Lieberman
Tracy Madansky
Oliver Maudlin
Michelle Migdow
Andrea Muchin Leon
Debra Natenshon
Julie Newman
Stephani Perlmutter
Lora Placik
Penny Pollack
Andra Press
Linda Ragins
Bleusette Randall
Diane Rosenbaum Resnick
Nancy Rosenberg
Michel Rosenthal

Carol Ruderman
Charlenne Sales
Linda Schiffman
Mardi Scott
Bonnie Hillman Shay
Kim Schwachman
Lauren Silverman
Alissa Simon
Noem Skidelsky
Laura Smith
Michael Stein
Rachel Stein
LeAnn Stevens
Janice Wahnon
Beth Ann Berger Zerman
Tracy Zirin


June 25
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT


Alison Bloom
(773) 249-9035

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