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More Than #MeToo
June 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Join Grace Farms Foundation and Jane Doe No More for a powerful discussion about sexual assault, victim support, and the importance of accurate police reporting. The evening will feature guest panelists Donna Palomba, a survivor of sexual assault and President and Founder of Jane Doe No More, along with Neil O’Leary, Mayor of Waterbury and the former Waterbury Police Chief involved in the investigation of Donna’s assault. Additional panelists include Dylan Farrow, who will speak about the 1993 investigation of her sexual assault allegations against her adoptive father, actor and director Woody Allen, as well as Hadar Lubin MD, Co-Director of the Post Traumatic Stress Center in New Haven and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine.
The panel discussion will be moderated by Rod Khattabi, Director of Safety and Justice Initiative Advisor at Grace Farms Foundation, and a former federal agent that has investigated a variety of federal criminal violations.