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Committee plans workshop on stalking awareness

January 28, 2009

Recent research from the U.S. Department of Justice indicates that people aged 18–24 are at highest risk for victimization by stalkers, Women are at higher risk than their male peers and the crime is often perpetrated by current and former intimatepartners.

The University Subcommittee on Sexual Assault and Dating Violence will hold its third annual National Stalking Awareness Month professional development workshop from 2:30–4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29, at Memorial Union (TITU). The session will educate about stalking and what the university is doing about it in partnership with the U.S. Department of JusticeOffice on Violence Against Women.

Register online.

All are welcome. For more information, contact Tonya Schmidt, University Subcommittee co-chair, at