Hundreds Of Domestic Violence Prevention Advocates And Verizon Unite For Groundbreaking Summit PR Newswire Feb. 18 Verizon in partnership with Break the Cycle, Casa de Esperanza, Men WHO: Can Stop Rape, The National Domestic Violence Hotline, National Network to End Domestic Violence On Thursday, Feb. 21, hundreds of leaders from domestic violence prevention organizations across the country will come together to explore this important public health issue that affects millions and highlight positive solutions. A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal, WHAT: hosted by Verizon and leading national organizations, is intended to spark a national conversation about domestic violence prevention and awareness and to drive solutions to this critical issue. Topics include connecting with the healthcare community, exploring the role of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), engaging men and boys as part of the solution, discussing ways teens can prevent youth dating violence and using social media and mobile technologies to educate the public and help those in need. Featured panelists sharing their personal experiences as domestic violence survivors include NFL player William Gay, and performing artist Jasmine Villegas. To encourage greater participation in the conversation, Verizon will provide a live stream to the DVP Summit from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST at www.verizoninsider.com/DVPsummit. Viewers can participate in the conversations by submitting questions to expert panelists and moderators, who include prominent journalists such as Dr. Richard Besser, chief health and medical examiner of ABC News, sportscaster James Brown, and Christi Paul, CNN anchor. WHEN: THURSDAY, FEB. 21, 2013 MEDIA CHECK IN: 7:30 AM EST EVENT HOURS: 8 AM TO 4 PM EST WHERE: The Hyatt, Grand Central Station 109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal, New York, New York, 10017 CONTACTS: Julia Wright Cameka Crawford Dewey Square Verizon Wireless Group (916) (908) 642-1302 39-4671 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org RSVP: Please RSVP to attend the summit at email@example.com More information and Fact Sheet about A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal is available at https://www.verizoninsider.com/DVPsummit (Website will be public on Feb 19^th but Fact Sheet and background materials can be requested by email at firstname.lastname@example.org) About Verizon Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, with more than 98 million retail customers nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers in more than 150 countries, including all of the Fortune 500. A Dow 30 company with nearly $116 billion in 2012 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of 183,400. For more information, visit www.verizon.com. /PRNewswire -- Feb. 18, 2013/ SOURCE Verizon Website: http://www.verizon.com
Hundreds Of Domestic Violence Prevention Advocates And Verizon Unite For Groundbreaking Summit
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