MEN TAKE STAND TO PREVENT VIOLENCE AGAINST
WOMEN AND CHILDREN BRIEFING WITH SENATORS JOSEPH
BIDEN (D-DE) and ORRIN HATCH (R-UT)
Washignton, DC, May 5, 2004– The
Family Violence Prevention Fund, Senator Joseph
Biden (D-DE), Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and
men who are leaders in the legal, business, non-profit,
and entertainment worlds spoke out to prevent
violence and share their vision for a future
when all men will stand and say "no more."
Discussions at the briefing included: new legislation
that focuses on preventing violence before it
begins by funding programs that help children
who witness violence, provide support to families,
fund public education campaigns that reach yound
men and boys.
The senate briefing was made possible by The
Waitt Family Founcation, Liz Claiborne, Inc.,
HomeGoods, and the Wireless Foundation (with
support from Lifetime Television).
of the Siouxland Men's Campaign delegation
meet with Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa, in Washington,
D.C. They are, from left George Boykin, Cindy
Waitt, Senator Tom Harkin, Bob Sheehan, Judy
Stafford, Steve Hanson, Senator Harkin's aide,
Jim Wharton, and Dave Amick.
Senator Tom Harkin (l.) and
Steve Hanson of Sioux CIty