Save the Dates. 2012 is an action-packed year…
March 1 :
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) will hold a Congressional Briefing to share results of evidenced-based programs and practices.
Court Practices and Programs to Improve Justice and Safety for Children and Families from 10:00 to 11:00 am, 2226 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC.
RSVP to Sarah Grabowska at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-784-6711.
You may send in your written testimony, if you cannot attend.
March 16-17 :
Conference in Phoenix, Arizona – Our Broken Family Court System.
March 19-21 :
The U.S. Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence – The “Defending Childhood Task Force” – will hold the third public hearing in Miami, Florida focused on children’s exposure to violence in their communities and at school.
If you cannot attend, you can e-mail comments by April 24 to email@example.com or send to NCCD, Attn: Defending Childhood Task Force, 1970 Broadway, Suite 500, Oakland, California, 94612.
Eighteenth Annual Child Sexual Abuse Conference at the Veterans Memorial Center, 203 East 14th Street, Davis, California from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. Healing from Trauma: Clergy Abuse with Keynote Speaker Jaime Romo. There is no cost for the conference.
Fourth Annual Mothers of Lost Children Mothers Day demonstration/lobbying in Washington, DC.
We are holding this event the week before Mothers Day this year.
Sunday, May 6:
Time: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm for a silent vigil and march around the White House.
6:30 – 7:30 pm for a silent candlelight vigil.
Place: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW in front of the White House.
Monday, May 7 :
Time: 10:30 am to 3:30 pm for our first formal coalition meeting and lobbying workshop.
Place: Sewall Belmont House Suffragists’ Headquarters, 144 Constitution Ave, NE
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org right away to sign up for the workshop (seating is limited).
A small fee of $40 is needed due to high cost of the historic space.
Tuesday, May 8:
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm to lobby at the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives
- Most of us stay at the inexpensive International Hostel, 1009 11th St NW, Washington (202) 737-2333
- Be sure to bring your Mothers of Lost Children T-shirts! We will bring more in case you don’t have one. We wear white like the Liberian women .
- We follow in the footsteps of the mothers who demonstrated every Thursday afternoon at the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina to protest government torture and murder of their adult children. In Sacramento we demonstrate on Thursday afternoon at the family court to protest the legalized beatings, rape and murder of children.
- For information on previous Washington DC demonstrations, go to the Mothers of Lost Children website.