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Business At Its Best:

Employers Respond to Domestic Violence

September 24 — 25, 2003


Sponsored by:

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

City of Chicago Mayor's Office on Domestic Violence

Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence

Family Violence Prevention Fund

Verizon Wireless

U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

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General Information and Resources:



SEPTEMBER 24,2003:

BUSINESS AT ITS BEST: WELCOME RECEPTION

Sponsored by BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ILLINOIS

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SEPTEMBER 25,2003:

BUSINESS AT ITS BEST: BREAKFAST MEETING

Sponsored by VERIZON WIRELESS

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

KIM WELLS
Executive Director
Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence

SUNNY FISCHER
Board Chair, Family Violence Prevention Fund
Executive Director, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

MAYOR'S ADDRESS

Introduction by Leslie Landis - Project Director, City of Chicago Mayor's Office On Domestic Violence

HONORABLE RICHARD M. DALEY
Mayor
City of Chicago

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Introduction by Donna Norton - Manager, National Workplace Resource Center, Family Violence Prevention Fund

KATHRYN KAISER — A Survivor's Perspective

EXECUTIVE ADDRESS

Introduction by Carolyn Schamberger - Public Affairs Manager, Verizon Wireless—Illinois/Wisconsin Region

TRACY NOLAN
President
Verizon Wireless—Illinois/Wisconsin Region

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BUSINESS AT ITS BEST: MEETING

FULL SESSION : Business At Its Best: Where Are We Today?

OPENING REMARKS

CATHERINE PIERCE
Deputy Director
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice

PRESENTATION

DONNA NORTON
Manager, National Workplace Resource Center
Family Violence Prevention Fund

BEVERLY YOUNGER URBAN
University Professor, Master of Social Work Program
Governors State University, Consultant, Family Violence Prevention Fund

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MORNING BREAK0UT SESSIONS: 3 Concurrent Panel Workshops

• RESPONDING TO BATTERERS AT THE WORKPLACE

Panelists:

ELLEN RIDLEY-HOOPER
Workplace Education Coordinator, Family Crisis Services

ROBIN HASSLER THOMPSON
Owner, Robin H. Thompson and Associates

JEAN HAERTL
Director, Workplace Violence Prevention, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Moderator
JENN SMITH
Membership Coordinator, Family Violence Prevention

• ENGAGING MEN IN WORKPLACE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Panelists:

GENE D'ADAMO
Vice President of Community Relations, The Arizona Republic

DONIECE SANDOVAL
Director of Communications, Family Violence Prevention Fund

KC WAGNER
Co-Chair, New York Labor Union Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Moderator
JERI LINAS
Assistant Director, City of Chicago Mayor's Office on Domestic Violence

• DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WORKPLACE TRAINING CHALLENGES — Session One

Panelists:

CHERI LEE
Director of Family Violence Prevention, Texas Health Resources

ANN KAMINSTEIN
President, DV Initiative

BARRY NIXON
President, National Institute for the Prevention of Workplace Violence

Moderator
Kim Wells
Executive Director, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence

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AFTERNOON BREAK0UT SESSIONS: 3 Concurrent Panel Workshops

• STALKING: WORKPLACE ISSUES

Panelists

GENE RUGALA
Supervisory Special Agent, National Center for the Analysis of Crime, Critical Incident Response Group, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

MICHAEL LYNCH, CPP, CFE
Manager, Corporate Security Investigations, DTE Energy, Detroit Edison

JOHNNY LEE
Executive Director, Peace@Work; Workplace Violence Specialist, Office of State Personnel in Raleigh, NC

Moderator
Kim Wells
Executive Director, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence

• DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WORKPLACE TRAINING CHALLENGES — Session Two

Panelists:

GAYLE JACKSON
Assistant Attorney General, Louisiana Department of Justice

MARIANNE BALIN
Program Manager, Blue Shield Against Violence, Blue Shield of California Foundation

AGNES MALDONADO
Executive Director, New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Moderator
Jeri Linas
Assistant Director, City of Chicago Mayor's Office on Domestic Violence

• DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE WORKPLACE: CONFIDENTIALITY, LIABILITY AND LEGAL CONCERNS

Panelists:

ROBIN RUNGE
Director of the Commission on Domestic Violence, American Bar Association

KATHLEEN SCHOEN
Director of the Family Violence Program, Colorado Bar Association

STACEY PASTEL DOUGAN
Assistant General Counsel, Greenberg Traurig

Moderator
Leslie Landis
Project Director, City of Chicago Mayor's Office on Domestic Violence

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FULL SESSION : Business At Its Best: Focus on the Future

CASTING A WIDER NET

Panelists:

KIM WELLS
Executive Director, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence

LESLIE LANDIS
Project Director, City of Chicago Mayor's Office on Domestic Violence

DONNA NORTON
Manager, National Workplace Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Family Violence Prevention Fund

DIRECTIONS FOR THE FUTURE

Facilitator

BEVERLY YOUNGER URBAN

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