Topeka, KS - On Friday, September 14th, the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV) will celebrate its 30th Anniversary with a free event from 4 - 6 pm in downtown Topeka.
Guests will explore the KCSDV office, learn more about the work being done across the state to end sexual and domestic violence and stalking, and hear from key leaders including Robert Stephan, former Kansas Attorney General.
"We must continue the compassionate work of the Coalition and enlist supporters in this great cause," says Stephan. "Progress has been made in providing services to victims and in increasing public awareness, but there is still much to be done."
What: KCSDV's 30th Anniversary Celebration
When: Friday, September 14th from 4 - 6 p.m.
Where: KCSDV Office, 634 SW Harrison, Topeka, KS 66603
Who Should Attend: Event is Free and Open to the Public. Anyone who has been a part of or would like to learn more about the work to end sexual and domestic violence and stalking in Kansas is welcome.
Among those sharing remarks on Friday is Joyce Grover, KCSDV Executive Director. "It is exciting to have an opportunity to celebrate 30 years of working together to end domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking,” says Grover. “As we look at what has been accomplished, this is our opportunity to say, once again, Stand With Us as we move forward in our efforts to end violence against women, children and men." KCSDV has been a leading voice on sexual and domestic violence in Kansas for the last 30 years and encourages all citizens to speak out against domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Provide support for survivors, encourage community leaders to hold perpetrators accountable, and make domestic and sexual violence prevention efforts a priority by attending or hosting events, by creating policies at school and work, and by working with and donating to local service programs.
For more information, visit www.kcsdv.org or call 785-232-9784.
KCSDV Media Contact: Audra Fullerton
KCSDV Communications Coordinator
Founded in 1982, the purpose of KCSDV is the prevention and elimination of sexual and domestic violence through a statewide network of programs providing support and safety for all victims of sexual and domestic violence and stalking, with primary focus on women and their children; direct services; public awareness and education; advocacy for victims; comprehensive prevention; and, social change efforts. Learn more at www.kcsdv.org.