Time to Talk Declared at IWU
October 9, 2008
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – On September 8, Illinois Wesleyan University President Richard
F. Wilson signed a resolution proclaiming Wednesday, Oct. 15 as “It’s Time to Talk
Day,” and the month of October 2008 as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” at the
The resolution encourages “all those in the university community to take a moment
to talk about healthy relationships, to remind those in abusive relationships that
they are not alone and that help is available, and to encourage the development of
domestic violence policies in the workplace.”
As part of the county-wide day of domestic violence awareness, also on Oct. 15, Illinois
Wesleyan University will host a conference, "Once You Phone, You're Not Alone—Reporting
and Responding to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault," in the Young Main Lounge
at 8 a.m. Kathy Cavins, dean of students, will give the welcome address.
The conference will feature Annorah Moorman, director of counseling at IWU, as a panelist.
Moorman will discuss how the University responds to domestic violence and sexual assault.
For additional information, contact Kim Wells, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence
executive director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Jessica Block ‘09, (309) 556-3181