FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NASHVILLE, TN, March 10, 2016
You Have the Power to Present Free Panel Discussion and Documentary on Preventing Sexual Violence
March 10, 2016: You Have the Power (YHTP) is scheduled to take its “Stand Up Against Sexual Assault” presentation to Empire Beauty School (7106 Moores Lane in Nashville, TN 37027) on Monday, April 11, 2016, from 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM.
Open to the public free of charge, the program will be moderated by Veronica Clark, Director of Community Engagement. Participants will view the acclaimed documentary “I Never Thought It Was Rape” produced by YHTP, which features stories of two acquaintance rape survivors and an offender convicted of rape. Following the film, a panel made up of Chief Deborah Faulkner from the Franklin Police Department and Nicole Heidemann from You Have the Power will provide important information about how to identify, report, and recover from acquaintance rape and sexual assault, as well as answer questions and address concerns from those in attendance.
This presentation and panel discussion is part of YHTP’s ongoing mission to deliver pertinent and effective training across Tennessee and is funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee, Office of Criminal Justice, VOCA 26659. You Have the Power is dedicated to raising awareness about crime and justice issues through victim advocacy, community education programs, brochures and documentaries.
You Have the Power was founded 23 years ago by Andrea Conte to educate, advocate and empower individuals and communities that have been or are currently impacted by violent crime. The organization provides educational materials and training and develops resource guides and documentaries as presentations for schools, therapeutic and professional communities, legal and judicial entities and the military. Visit http://www.yhtp.org/ to learn more about YHTP ‘s dedication to raising awareness about crime and justice issues through education, advocacy and survivor assistance.
Contact: Vicki H. Moser