U.S. Justice Department Official to Speak at Penn to Raise Awareness of Violence Against Women

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151March 5, 2010

U.S. Justice Department Official to Speak at Penn to Raise Awareness of Violence Against Women

WHO:

Lanny Breuer, assistant attorney general, Department of Justice

Maureen Rush, Penn vice president for public safety

Joann Mitchell, Penn vice president for institutional affairs

Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum, Penn vice provost for university
life

Jess Mertz, Penn violence prevention educator

Josh Pollack of the student group One in Four


WHEN:

March 15, 2010, 11 a.m.

WHERE
:

University of Pennsylvania
Claudia Cohen Hall, Terrace Room
36th Street near Locust Walk

As part of the Justice Department’s year-long commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, top department officials are visiting 12 universities across the nation to raise awareness of violence against women.

University of Pennsylvania staff and students will share Penn’s efforts to educate about and prevent violence against women.

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