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More Than 1,700 Valencians and Community Members...

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses The ninth Conversation on Justice, the Peace and Justice Institute’s (PJI) 2022 spring conference, took place from Monday, January 24 – Thursday, January 27, 2022. More than 1,700 Valencia College students, employees and community members attended a variety of workshops […]

Rachel Louise Snyder Tells Emotional Story of Domestic Vi...

Monday, January 31, 2022 By Wendy Jo Moyer A young mom is forced into a marriage with her abusive boyfriend in order to have tax returns to apply for financial aid for school. That same abused mom is prescribed anti-depressants, but the doctor does not refer her to domestic abuse help. The abuser breaks in […]

January Is National Stalking Awareness Month;...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 A Message from Trisha Whitmire, Assistant Director, Equal Opportunity  Nearly one in six women and one in 17 men have experienced stalking victimization at some point in their lifetime. Stalking is a prevalent crime that often co-occurs with — and increases the risks of — domestic and dating violence. According to the […]

Explore the Roots of Domestic Violence in Rachel Louise...

Monday, January 10, 2022 As part of Valencia College’s Conversation on Justice, you’re invited to two special events featuring Rachel Louise Snyder, an American journalist and author of “No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us,” which explores the roots of private violence, its far-reaching consequences and the efforts to address […]

Conversation on Justice Addresses Issues of Equity,...

Monday, January 3, 2022 Dates: Monday, January 24 – Thursday, January 27, 2022 Location: Online With the spring term about to begin, this is an ideal time to consider the topics to be featured during Conversation on Justice 2022 —  which will be held from Monday, January 24 – Thursday, January 27, 2022 — for […]

Present During the PJI Conversation on Justice

Monday, November 8, 2021 The Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) is seeking presenters for its annual Conversation on Justice from Monday, January 24 – Thursday, January 27, 2022. Each event, through the power of transformative stories, facilitated dialogue, film and more, delves into critical conversations with the ultimate goal of promoting a culture of peace and mending […]

2021 Conversation on Justice Spring Conference: A...

Thursday, March 4, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses While this year’s Conversation on Justice (COJ) conference was virtual in spring 2021, it was deemed a huge success with more than 1,100 Valencia College students, employees and community members in attendance. This year, COJ was organized thematically on […]

January’s Virtual Conversation on Justice Raised Awareness

Thursday, February 11, 2021 More than 1,150 Valencia students, employees and community members took part in Conversation on Justice (COJ), the Peace and Justice Institute’s virtual 2021 Spring conference during the week of January 25, 2021. Hosted entirely over Zoom, this year’s COJ was organized thematically based on three broad topics: Human Rights and Safety, […]

You’re Invited: Conversation on Justice 2021

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Date: Monday, January 25 – Thursday, January 28, 2021 Time: Multiple times Location: Zoom (Password: COJ2021) (Please note this is a revised Zoom link and password as of January 27) With equity driving Valencia College’s Strategic Impact Plan, don’t miss the Peace and Justice Institute’s Conversation on Justice (COJ) from Monday, January 25 through Thursday, […]