DC Battered Women, Abused Children, and Child Custody: “A National Crisis” The Tenth Annual Battered Mothers Custody Conference May 10-13, 2013

18 Apr

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Battered Women, Abused Children, and Child Custody:
“A National Crisis”

The Tenth Annual Battered Mothers Custody Conference

BMCC X :  All Together Now!

George Washington University Law School, 720 20th St. NW (at 20th and H Sts NW), Washington DC

This year during the 2013 Mother’s Day Weekend, BMCC will be joining forces in Washington, DC with Mothers of Lost Children, the Center for Judicial Excellence, and other organizations and grassroots groups to bring our issue to the National Stage!

The conference will be held at George Washington University Law School, 720 20th St. NW (at 20th and H Sts NW), Washington DC
Friday, May 10th (10am – 9pm) and Saturday, May 11th (9am – 4:30pm)

On Sunday, May 12th, Mothers Day, BMCC X will combine forces with Mothers of Lost ChildrenCalifornia Protective Parents Associationand other grassroots organizers in A March and Demonstration On Washington!

Register today (only $95):  REGISTER HERE

CONFIRMED PRESENTERS AND TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
(As of 2/20/2013)

Confirmed presenters include the nation’s top experts in domestic violence/child custody issues:

  • Professor & Documentary Producer Garland Waller (No Way Out But One)
  • Protective Mother Holly Collins and Jennifer Collins
  • Attorneys Joan Meier, Alan Rosenfeld, Nancy Erickson, and many others
  • Psychologist and child expert Joy Silberg, Ph.D. (Leadership Council)
  • Author Barry Goldstein
  • Connie Valentine (California Protective Parents Association)
  • Coral Anika Theill, Author, BONSHEA: Making Light of the Dark
  • Workshops by members and leaders of protective mothers’ organizations
  • Representatives from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the National Organization for Women
  • Keynote by Actress Kelly Rutherford (Gossip Girls)
  • Plenary by Attorney Toby Kleinman
  • An extended workshop for pro-se mothers given by the Hofheimer family of battered mothers’ custody experts

Tentative Schedule
(As of 2/20/2013)

George Washington University Law School

Friday May 10th

8:30 – 10:00 Registration
10 a.m.– 12:30 Main Session
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch (provided)
1:45 – 2:45 Main Session
3:00 – 4:00 Concurrent Workshops #1
4:15 – 5:15 Concurrent workshops #2
5:15 – 7:30 Dinner Break
5:15 – Caucusing by region
7:30 – 8:30 Concurrent workshops #3

Saturday May 11th

9:00 – 12:30 Main Session
12:30 – 2:00 Lunch, awards, open microphone
2:15 – 3:15 Concurrent workshop session #4
3:30 – 4:30 Main Session: Close
4:30 – ? Lobbying training
Saturday evening: Additional optional workshops and organizing activities, TBA

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