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Notes from meeting held 29th October 2011

  •  Training for new volunteers will be held early next year
  • Crisis Centre Month – 242 Alert- Let’s Stop Child Sexual Abuse

A Summit will be held  at the   Emmaus Centre  from  8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Thursday 10th November. Any volunteers who would like to attend should please call Glendina on 328-0922

T-Shirts made with 242 Alert: Let’s Stop Child Sexual Abuse on the back and the logo on the front.

  • Supplement

The Centre needs $2000 to publish the Supplement and more funds are currently needed.

  • VOW – Violence Against Women

International Domestic Violence awareness day is on the 25th November 2011 and the Women’s Bureau is holding  a half day workshop on Domestic Violence at Holy Cross on Soldier Road on 25th from 9 am – 1 pm.

  • Violence Symposium

The  College of the Bahamas holding a Violence Symposium November 3rd  2011 8:30 – 4:00pm

  • Green Ribbon Campaign

 The Centre needs volunteers to help with making presentations in the schools. Training will be given to anyone interested in assisting. Volunteers would make presentations regarding bullying.

  • Children’s Christmas Party

The Centre wants to hold a Christmas party for the children this year as we could not last year due to the move from Knowles House, preferably on the 7th or 14th Decembe

  • Board Elections

To be held at the November meeting.

Positions available: Director, Deputy Director, Secretary, Treasurer and 4 additional positions. People who would like to be on the Board should let the Centre know.

These notes will be updated with further information once received.

As November is Crisis Centre Month  and we are focusing on Child Sexual Abuse, this video shows how children are primed to become victims. It shows too the universality of child sexual abuse…..it happens everywhere.


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