Speaker Series Event Invitation
Violence link: Animal Abuse and Woman Abuse
Join us to learn about disturbing trends linking animal abuse and intimate partner violence. CPO is hosting this event in recognition of International Women’s Day and the ongoing violence women experience at the hands of their partners. Our keynote Speaker will give an overview of the research and what you can do if you are a victim of violence or assisting a victim of violence. She will be followed by local experts who are building solutions for families caught in this cycle of violence.
Friday, March 6, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to noon
9:30 a.m. – Coffee and information tables
10:00 a.m. – Program starts
Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive
Sgt. Teena Stoddart, Ottawa Police Service and Humane Canada
Dayna Desmarais, SafePet Ottawa
Keri Lewis, Interval House of Ottawa
Panelists’ remarks will be in English only with PowerPoints in both English and French. Questions will be encouraged in both official languages.