HAYS, Kan. -- October is National
Domestic Violence Awareness month, and Fort Hays State University's Women's
Leadership Project will host The Red Flag campaign and its second Domestic
campaign is centered on encouraging friends to "say something" when
they see warning signs or red flags for dating violence.
A series of eight posters around
campus create awareness of dating violence. Each poster represents a different
theme: coercion, emotional abuse, sexual assault, victim-blaming, excessive
jealousy, isolation and stalking.
The Domestic Violence Summit is
scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Memorial Union.
Registration is from 8:30 to 9 a.m.
The first break-out session is from 9 to 10:15 a.m., followed by the second
break-out session from 10:30 to 11:45. Participants can choose from six
breakout session topics at registration. Lunch break will be from noon to 1
After lunch, Lundy Bancroft, author
of four books on domestic violence, will direct a session from 1:15 to 3:30
p.m. and will host a speaker's forum from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
fees are $65 for individuals, $40 for students and $55 for groups of four or
more. Fees include a $10 meal ticket to the Memorial Union food court and all
Registration after Wednesday, Oct.
10, will be $5 more.
To register, go to