Thank You

Thank you for joining the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence at our upcoming event, The Empower Gala 2015, to be held on Friday, May 1st at the Topeka Ramada Convention Center from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. Please feel free to contact Becky Price (785) 766-8923 at any time should you have questions. With your help, we will make progress toward improving safety and justice for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

The Empower Gala 2015

To Benefit Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence. Join us for dinner, drinks, and concert

6pm - 11pm | Ramada Downtown | 420 SE 6th Ave, Topeka, KS

Stand with us and dance with us to the music you love with SELLOUT!

Ending sexual and domestic
violence in Kansas: It’s a bold goal.
It will take all of us working
together to get there.

Here’s Your Opportunity to
Stand With Us!


$50 EACH
A TABLE OF 10 for $500

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Prevention Conference 2015 Presenters' Handouts


An Integrative Approach to Preventing Secondary Trauma

Julia Westhoff

Building Relationships With LGBTQ Communities

Victoria Pickering

Building Capacity to Prevent Sexual Violence on the Community and Societal Level

Melanie Austin
Bridget Flores
Kristen A. K. Czugala
Natabhona Mabachi

Coaching Boys Into Men: Engaging Young Men & Boys Through Athletics To Prevent Violence
Coaching Boys Into Men Playbook
Coaching Boys Into Men Card Series
Coaching Boys Into Men Contact Info

Brian Porch
Andre Tyler

Collaborative Prevention

Jeffery Bucholtz

Consent: The burden, the elusive, the heteronormative

Jessica Haymaker
Jenna Tripodi

Embodying Change

Jessica Muñoz

Engaging the Corporate World to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence

Jenalea Randall

Engaging Secondary Schools in Gender Violence Prevention: The Use and Application of the “Domestic/Sexual Assault and Secondary School Systems Readiness Assessment Tool”

Dr. Michael Fleming
Dr. Alan Heisterkamp

Engaging Youth for Social Change

Melissa Ruth
Dalton Tiegs
Maria Villagomez Aguilera

How to Talk About Rape Culture

Rachel Gadd-Nelson

Lessons Learned from a US Army Victim Advocate: Engaging and Empowering Men in the Conversation to Prevent Sexual Violence

Kathleen Broussard
Sara Nash

Practical Tools and Strategies to Prevent Adolescent Relationship Abuse

Melissa Ruth
Dalton Tiegs
Maria Villagomez Aguilera

Primary Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence in Communities: An Asset-Building Approach

Deborah Adams

Principles of Public Health and the Prevention of Sexual Violence

Melanie Austin
Elizabeth Durkin

Reweaving Identities: Shame as an Important Thread in Prevention

Natalie Hoskins
Phillip Wagner

Reweaving Our Social Fabric: Kansas State Plan to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence

Kristina Scott
Kathy Ray

Take Care of Your Professional Posterior: End of the Day Mental and Back Relief
Yoga Resources Brochure

Dr. Janice McIntyre

Teen Dating Violence Prevention Programming and Implementation
Principals of Effective Prevention Programs
Break the Cycle Rural Toolkit
Break the Cycle Activity Guides
A Review of Risk Factors and Prevention Efforts

Rachelle Feuillerat

What “Gender” Frame Do We Use? Applying the Global Conceptualization of Gender Programming in Engaging Boys and Men to Prevent Gender-based Violence

Juliana Carlson

2014 CVRC Pre-Conference Materials

Civil Rights Complaints

Equal Employment Opportunity

KCSDV is an equal opportunity employer. KCSDV does not discriminate in its employment decisions or service practices on the basis of race, religion, gender identity, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or on any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable Federal, State, or local law.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, selecting, hiring, promoting transferring, training, disciplining, compensating, or any other staffing, rightsizing, or downsizing activity.

Civil Rights Complaint Procedure

A person who believes s/he has been excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, subjected to discrimination under, or denied employment because of race, gender identity, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, religion, military status or disability or has been retaliated against for engaging in protected activity can file a complaint with KCSDV’s Executive Director in person, through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or by mail at 634 SW Harrison, Topeka, Kansas, 66603.

All inquiries and complaints should be addressed to the Executive Director, who is the Organization’s Civil Rights Liaison.

KCSDV’s Executive Director will notify such person of her/his right to file a complaint with any of the following state or federal agencies:

Kansas Human Rights Commission (KHRC)
900 SW Jackson
Suite 568-South
Landon Office Building
Topeka, Kansas, 66612
Phone: 785-296-3206
Fax: 785-296-0589
TTY: 785-296-0245

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
National Contact Center at 1-800-669-4000 or 1-800-669-6820 (TTY)
Gateway Tower II, 4th & State Avenue, 9th Floor, Kansas City, KS 66101

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Office of Justice Programs
US Department of Justice
810 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20531


When notified that a person believes s/he has been discriminated against and wishes to file a complaint, KCSDV’s Executive Director will notify such person that if s/he wishes to file a complaint with KHRC, EEOC, or OCR, that complaint must be filed within the time frames set forth by those agencies as can be found at the links below:

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