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Zoom Talk: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

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Date/Time: Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 18:30

Lt. Col. Celia FlorCruz16days



Zoom Talk and Q&A with Lt. Col. Celia FlorCruz
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Wednesday, November 25th

6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.


U.S. Army Lt. Col. Celia FlorCruz graduated from one of the first West Point classes to admit women. She retired from the U.S. Army after 40 years in uniform, and for nearly all of that, she lived with a terrible secret. FlorCruz has survived sexual assault. Twice.

Join us as we support the 16 days of Activism and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women with a short presentation and Q&A about FlorCruz’s experience in the Military from victim to survivor to leader.

This article may assist you to mine questions for the *Q&A :https://medium.com/war-is-boring/the-u-s-army-s-top-defender-of-sexual-assault-victims-was-assaulted-twice-ed1cf1c860ae 

We highly suggest that you view the following beforehand:
“The Invisible War” (Running time 1h 37mins)
The Invisible War is a 2012 documentary film about sexual assault in the United States military. It premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, where it received the U.S. Documentary Audience Award. The film has been lauded by advocates, lawmakers, and journalists for its influence on government policies to reduce the prevalence of rape in the armed forces. https://www.documentarytube.com/videos/the-invisible-war

“From Victim to Survivor to Leader” (Running time 2mins 20secs)
Trailer from Lt. Col. FlorCruz’s presentation at PLU : https://vimeo.com/127652390

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*Please email your questions by Tuesday, November 24th to: pres@awchamburg.org


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