Survivor Art Event, October 17 – 24 Heart of Virginia Foundation Center for Integrated Arts Grandin Gardens, Roanoke, VA USA

Event Telephone Number 304 545 6286, info @

For survivors of trauma and their supporters. Workshops, performances, art work, connect with other survivors, outdoor activities.

Join us at our online forum for survivors at

Life Changing and unique art event. Don’t miss this opportunity.

"To the soul there is nothing more healing than friendship"

We invite survivors of trauma and supporters to the 4th Annual "Healing through Creativity" Survivor Art Event

New venue and dates – mark your calendar now.

October 17 – 24, 2009

at Heart of Virginia Foundation Center for Integrated Arts
Grandin Gardens, 1731 Grandin Rd,
Roanoke, Virginia


More about our Art and Healing forum for you and your friends:
Trauma survivors & supporters are welcome to share thoughts, creativity (art, writing & poetry, drawing, painting, sculpting etc) and communication at the ‘Healing Through Creativity’ message board and chat for survivors. Join us today at and meet us before travelling to the Festival. Post your art, ideas, thoughts and read information on the Healing through Creativity Forum.

Are you a past or present HTC Artist?

You are welcome to list artwork/books/crafts on the HTC website by emailing HTC at HTC Artists or performers can list their works for sale. Please contact us for more information.


Check out Vicky Stata – Maryland Artist who has displayed for 2 years at HTC. You can access her website by clicking here at Vicky does commissioned paintings and is available for consultations via her website. Vicky’s art is utilised in many HTC promotional materials. Thank you for your participation Vicky.

Red Sunflower by Vicky Stata

Available in several print sizes

Our new venue pictures –

Check out this wonderful writer, Andrea Roe discussing eating disorders and recovery, sharing stories and information.  She has one book for sale – You are Not Alone  – with new volume and CD coming out soon.  You can check her work out at this link Thank you Andrea for displaying at the Festival.

You are Not Alone – The Book of Companionship for Women Struggling with Eating Disorders. A collection of Inspiring Stories, Poems & Artwork from 34 Amazing Women Affecting by Eating Disorders by Andrea Roe

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If you could fix the economy ….. what would you do….



This is from an article in the St. Petersburg Times Newspaper on Sunday.

The Business Section asked readers for ideas on "How Would You Fix theEconomy?"

   I think this guy nailed it!

Dear Mr. President:
Please find below my suggestion for fixing America ‘s economy.
Instead of giving billions of dollars to companies that will squander
the money on lavish parties and unearned bonuses, use the following plan.
You can call  it the Patriotic Retirement Plan:
There are about 40 million people over 50  in the work force.
Pay them $1 million apiece severance for early  retirement with the following stipulations:
1) They MUST retire.
Forty million job openings – Unemployment fixed.
2) They MUST buy a new  American CAR. Forty million cars ordered – Auto Industry fixed.
3) They MUST either buy a house or pay off their mortgage – Housing Crisis fixed.
  It can’t get any easier than that! If more money is needed, have all  members of Congress and their constituents pay their taxes…
you think  this would work, please forward to everyone you know.


Don’t need to add one thing today,  Lady Jtalks
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month National PAVE, Chicago Headquarters
April 2009

In This Issue

Rock Shock Concert

Boutique Shopping Event

Silent Witness

Male Ally Events

Awards Banquet Planning

Dear Jacki m,

This is the last weekend of Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2009 – join us and make a difference!!  


Sunday – Rock Concert at Schubas, ages 18+

Tuesday – Boutique Shopping Event

Join PAVE at other events such as Standing Silent Witness at Daley Plaza, Male Allies Conference at UIC, and Awards Banquet Planning Meeting. 


PAVE, Founder and Executive Director

THIS SUNDAY! Rock Shock to the Status Quo Concert

Sunday, April 26, 7pm

Schubas,  $10

PAVE is partnering with The Voices and Faces Project and CAASE: Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation for a concert to benefit sexual assault survivors on Sunday, April 26, 7pm at Schubas in Chicago. Featuring: The Laurates, Tyler Jon Tyler, and Martha Berner. Ages 18+!!

Click here for more info

Rock Shock

THIS TUESDAY! Boutique Shopping Event

Tuesday, April 28th 5:00-8:00pm – FREE

Metropolitan Club Chicago, Sears Tower 

The most reputable and talented Chicago designers will come together to sell their merchandise at booths…right before Mother’s Day! This is event is FREE and open to the public, but RSVP is required.

To RSVP click here

Christian Dior donated three $500 baskets to PAVE’s Raffle for this event!!! Don’t miss it – RSVP today!


Standing Silent Witness
Daley Plaza – FRIDAY, April 24 from Noon-1pm

Join PAVE as we support Rape Victim Advocate’s Standing Silent Witness. On Friday, April 24th from 12 noon to 1 pm at Daley Plaza, participants will stand silently and wear t-shirts displaying the stories of sexual assault survivors in order to "break the silence" about sexual violence. At this powerful, moving demonstration, community members, advocates, volunteers and survivors bear witness to stories that are too often invisible and unacknowledged.  Join us at RVA’s Central Office at 11 am to prepare for the event or meet us directly at Daley Plaza.

PAVE’s Male Ally Events
Chicago UIC – April 24-26, 2009

PAVE is co-sponsoring the first annual

Male Conference at UIC with Men Against Sexual Violence. The Male Ally Conference is a three day event that seeks to engage men in ending transphobia, homophobia and violence against women. PAVE’s Gabe Wright will be speaking there.

Planning Meeting for PAVE’s Awards Banquet

Wednesday, April 29, 7pm

Starbucks – Streets of Woodfield, Schaumburg, IL

PAVE is planning it’s first annual Awards Banquet for May 30 to be held at the Medinah Shrine Center in Addison (pictured). We want your input for this exciting event honoring Tom Dart, Cook County Sheriff (recently named a finalist in TIME’s top 100 people of 2009) and Jim Ryan, Former IL Attorney General.

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Dear Friends of MV,
Moving Forward – With Your Incredible Help!
And believe me, We need and deeply appreciate YOUR HELP!
Here in the MV office we’ve been going non-stop since our first
fund raising appeal last October, aiming to place MV in a
position of strength.  But (surprise!) the economy tanked…and
we find ourselves, once again, running on empty.
Many of you understand what it’s like to be financially stressed.
But MV was built on the belief that hope and struggle inspires
us to be better, work harder, and become more effective as
individuals and as a community.
We want all MV readers, regardless of your situation, to share
in our growth and recovery.  If you can help with money, bring
it on!  We need it!   But if you would like to help in a different
way- offering MV and its readers your time, ideas, and talents
– we feel honored that you find MV a suitable outlet for your
As you’ll see from our list of current actions and future plans,
we put your financial and volunteer assistance to immediate use.
Our overall goal is to pursue growth while keeping the quality
level of the newsletter equal-to or above our past 20 years of
success.  Let us know whether you think we’re doing our job,
and what we can do to improve our service to you!
Current Needs:  Most critical –PRINTING costs:
We’ve paid for the February print run, thanks to many new
subscriptions and help from Mark & Pegge Singer, Karen Y.,
Taffy G., Eve B., Laura &  Bill, Paula Ulrich, Beverly L,
Valeda M.,  Roberta D., Patrick McAteer SJ,
Kathleen Rapp LCSW, Ruth Blizard PhD, Sheryl T.,
Beverly S., Jeane A., and Sandi Fox. 
Freda T., Linda S., Wendy K, and Larry & Crystal M.D.
have assisted MV greatly via regularly scheduled payments.
This "regular income" helps MV and is perhaps easier
on the budget for the contributor that a big lump-sum donation. 
So please accept MV’s grateful thanks to ALL of you,
who’ve helped us out of the February Hole.  Now, of course,
we must contend with the APRIL Hole…Once again,
we need nearly $2,000 to cover printing and mailing
costs for April.  Our goal is to get back on track,
pay-as-we-go, as soon as possible.  Personally, I can’t wait!
We will be able to do so much more for our readers when MV’s
internal economy improves!
Critical Need #2 – D&O Insurance
Recently we received a quote for the Directors & Officers
Liability Insurance that is essential to attract top quality
professionals for our Board.  The quote is reasonable for
this sort of thing- slightly under $1050.  If someone knows
of a family foundation or other source that might donate
to fulfill this specific need, I’d be ecstatic.
Once we’ve signed onto this policy, we can recruit a clinician
or two for the Board and dive into grant-writing and other
fundraising solicitations with a credible slate of board members.
Pitching in for MV!  Our Fabulous Volunteers! 
So many people help make MV more viable these days. 
Over the coming months, you will notice the improvements
and service expansions they bring.  Among this list (& if I
omit your name, send me a note and I’ll be triple-sure to
include it next time around):  Paul T, Michael F. and
Mike Skinner have offered a number of valuable suggestions
to help grow MV’s services and upgrade content delivery. 
Book Reviews on the Site!
Paul T’s idea of posting reader-prepared book reviews on the
website is a perfect example.  Initially, these reviews
(you can write one!) will appear under the Other Books link,
though that may change when we finally get to our web redesign.
  In conjunction with this effort, Roberta D.  finished the
important task of researching ISBNs for the existing book
reviews in that location.  I still have work to do on this,
but in the end we hope to connect these reviews with a
bookseller like Amazon, so MV can earn a few pennies
via click-through.  Send your book reviews to me at
MORE Web Activity!
In addition to Paul, others involved in revamping our online
presence include Lady Jz (Jacki S.), Kelly E., Sonya M, and
MV’s top-notch IT specialist-volunteer, Steve Lyle.  Ray M
is using the web to research clinic and mental health o
rganization addresses.  We want every clinic in the country
to know that MV exist and is ready to help trauma survivors
find peace of mind.  That’s a big reason we want to start a
suitable e-newsletter…another task that we’re working on.
Debbie E., BD and Michael F. have helped us keep MV’s
website "fresh" by checking the entries under our Sharing link,
and adding their own replies.  This is a very important task
that almost anyone with a computer can help with!
Just click the Sharing Link at 
Reply to any question where you have an opinion. 
Even the oldest questions are updated, so there is plenty to r
ead through.
We want to keep adding opinions, because new visitors
who encounter MV for the first time are very interested
in the questions.  The more answers, the better!  Send yours soon!
Follow us on Twitter at manvoicesnews. 
I like the idea of Twitter: it seems like a simple way to keep
people aware of what’s happening at MV.  I’m trying to place
the code for a Twitter box on the index page, so everyone who
visits can see what’s happening.  I tried to do it myself,
but I’m not that skilled with Dreamweaver, and my efforts
made the index page look clunky.  I want the index page
to look GOOD.  Any Volunteers?
Help Spread the Word about MV
MV wants to educate the public about the after math of trauma.
  We are looking for outgoing and healthy volunteers to perform
this important function in their city or region.  Volunteers Jenn J.
  and Mike Skinner have led the way.  Both have passed out MV
literature to their constituents, made contacts, and helped MV
considerably by their efforts.  Jenn has contacted numerous
therapists and groups in her area.  She is a fountain of creativity,
constantly coming up with valuable ideas for future revenue streams.
  MV would love to have more helpers like this.
If you would like to speak about trauma recovery and MV,
or need literature to pass along to others, let me know. 
We’ll find a way to make it happen. 
Our wonderful Board Members- Glenda, Barbara, Bill, and Priscilla-
Just finished taking time out of their own busy schedules to
complete another board meeting.  Among other topics, we discussed
staging an art gallery showing and fundraising auction here in Cincinnati.
  If you are an artist who would like to contribute a piece of your
work toward an MV fundraiser, let me know.  We will need photos first
(email is ok) and dimensions of the work, to make preliminary selections.
  Since many of you are in as much financial stress as MV is, we are open
to splitting the revenues with the artist, up to and including 50% of the
auction sales price (less shipping).  The artist may wish to give us a
minimum price.  If bidding doesn’t surpass the artists’ minimum,
the artwork will be returned to the artist at MV’s expense. 
MV will pay shipping charges for all individually-solicited artworks.
Thanks to Cincinnati-area Volunteers
In addition to the hours and IT expertise contributions made
by our computer wonder-man Steve Lyle, MV appreciates the
dozens of hours donated to office work, by Adrienne Jackson,
Kwaeli Robinson, Corey Corsen and Jonada Jacobsen in recent weeks.
  I am a bit (more than a bit) disorganized, but these wonderful
women are helping me to shape up and put things back where they belong!
Thanks so much to all of you!  I’m hoping to see more local
volunteers after the tax season ends (Heather? are you listening?)
Well, once again I’ve run out of room.  But I hope you’ll
read through this carefully, and consider one or more
ways to help MV.  WE NEED YOU…we want to serve
you and all the others who have struggle so long. 
There is a better life for us…
but we have to work to bring it into reality. 
Than you for sharing your journey and progress with us a MV
Lynn W.,  Executive Director
from Lady Jz Talk Zone to any one out there who has struggled
in their lives and would love to be able to share their journey with
others and help.  Stop by and talk with me.  LadyJ




Beyond the Tears with Lynn Tolson

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Here’s a great surprise and start for my new chapter.  Since I’ve gotten here, just a few weeks now, the family has seen the tornadoes which luckily went around where we are just west of Houston and east of the big ones.  Plenty of rain just far out of the way of flood areas.  And now cases of this coming up in the Houston area and deaths reported because people just thought it was a freak cold.  Go figure!  So I’ll just stay away from the stores for a week or so.  That’s about the only place I’d come in contact with anyone who would be working in the Houston area.  Jacki



Mexico Swine Flu Epidemic Worries World

Swine Flu Deaths in Healthy Young People Raise Fears of Pandemic

By Daniel J. DeNoon
WebMD Health News

Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD

April 24, 2009 — Mexico’s deadly swine flu outbreak is caused by the same virus identified in the U.S., says CDC Acting Director Richard Besser, MD.

The CDC is analyzing 14 virus samples sent from Mexico. Seven of them, the CDC learned today, are very similar to the unusual swine flu strain isolated from U.S. patients.

Swine Flu Outbreak:
Get the Facts

Get the latest swine flu information from the WebMD and the CDC, plus other facts you need to know.

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"People are concerned about this situation," Besser said at a news conference. "We are worried as well. Our concern has grown since yesterday."

Sixty people in Mexico have died of the flu — and so far, 16 of the deaths are confirmed cases of swine flu, news sources quote Mexican officials as saying.

World Health Organization spokesman Gregory Hartl told the Canadian news agency CBC that there have been some 800 cases in Mexico City, where schools are closed due to the outbreak.

Alarmingly, the flu outbreak in Mexico is striking healthy young people — a pattern that would be expected if a flu virus new to humans emerged.

"Because these cases are not happening in the very old or the very young, which happens with seasonal influenza, this is an unusual event and a cause for heightened concern," Hartl said in a CBC interview.

That’s not the only eyebrow-raising feature of the swine flu outbreaks. Infections have occurred in Mexico, California, and Texas — where warm weather should mean the end of the normal flu season, says William Schaffner, MD, president-elect of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and chair of preventive medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University.

"Will we see this flu virus transmitted in the warm months? That would give us heartburn," Schaffner tells WebMD. "And is this a harbinger of things to come during our next flu season?"

Another disconcerting feature of the outbreak is that it’s probably too late to contain it to limited geographical areas.

"We are seeing cases in Texas and California with no connection between them. This makes us think there has been transmission from person to person through many cycles," Besser said. "For containment we need limitation to a confined geographical area, and we have not seen that here."

The World Health Organization is convening an expert panel to determine whether to raise its pandemic flu alert level. Because of bird flu, we’re at level 3. If the panel finds evidence of "increased human-to-human transmission" it goes to level 4. If there’s evidence of "significant human-to-human transmission," it goes to level 5.

A pandemic will be declared only if there is "efficient and sustained human-to-human transmission" of a new flu virus. That clearly has not happened yet.

"Whether or not this [swine flu] strain causes a widespread pandemic will depend on its transmissibility among humans. That has not yet been fully elucidated, but should be shortly," Pascal James Imperato, MD, MPH, professor and dean of public health at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y., tells WebMD.

Should there be a pandemic — something that is far from certain — the CDC has already begun work on a vaccine. Would it be ready by next flu season?

"It would be an Olympic sprint — a mammoth feat — to produce a flu vaccine by October," Schaffner says.

to read more:

Mexico Swine Flu Epidemic Worries World

Swine Flu Deaths in Healthy Young People Raise Fears of Pandemic


What You Should Do Now

Infectious disease experts agree with the CDC that now is a good time to think about what you’d do if there were a widespread flu outbreak.

Here’s what you can do right now: Wash your hands often and well.

The CDC has not yet warned travelers to avoid the San Diego or San Antonio areas, and it is not restricting travel to or from Mexico. However, travelers to or from those areas should be sure to use all normal precautions to avoid catching or spreading a cold or flu.

People who live in or visit those areas and who get flu-like symptoms should see a doctor to get tested for the swine flu virus.

Just about the time you think it might be safe and the internet is slowly getting calm…I read something like this.  Did anyone read about Oracle acquiring the “SUN”….READ ON,  Lady J talks

Whitmore writes:

Both Cisco and Oracle have recently entered the server market. As a result, we expect competition to intensify significantly over the next few quarters. This is most negative for HP, Dell and to a lesser extent, IBM. While the market is not terribly attractive from a growth and margin perspective, it is still strategic to Cisco’s and Oracle’s broader datacenter opportunities.

In other words, servers will just be tacked on to other stuff. Whitmore also adds that Sun’s server business may require “incremental investment, or face more share loss.” Look for Oracle to do a little pruning before it blows any dough on Sun’s hardware business.

Permanent Link to Is Oracle serious about hardware-

Other threads: Perhaps Oracle’s purchase of Sun is just a step on the way to offering services like IBM.

Oracle buys Sun coverage:

Oracle buys Sun; Now owns Java; Becomes a hardware player

Larry DignanLarry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and Editorial Director of ZDNet sister site TechRepublic. See his full profile and disclosure of his industry affiliations.

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We are settled (almost ) in Texas.   At least we have our laptop up on the internet so we can begin some more work getting the word out to you all.  Miss talking to many of you so know we are back online so you can send your promotions to us now.  Lady J

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PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment Newsletter

Shatter the Silence of Sexual  Violence!

March 2009 

In This Issue

PAVE Profile: Robin Sax

Educational Offer

Save the Date

Article on False Reports

Call To Action

PAVE Profile:

Robin Sax

PAVE’s friend Robin Sax is a former District Attorney who specialized in prosecuting child sex crimes, domestic violence, and stalking.  Since then she has become a published author many times over, including her latest book

Predators and Child Molestors: What Every Parent Needs to Know to Keep Kids Safe.

Currently she serves as the Director of Child & Family Protection and Education for The Amber Alert Registry, has her own radio talk show "Justice Interrupted" and regularly appears on Nancy Grace, Larry King Live and Fox News as a legal expert.

As an expert on sexual assault, family violence, domestic abuse, stalking, Internet safety, and the criminal justice system she has become an instructor for Los Angeles Police Department, Sheriff’s Department, UCLA, and Cal State LA.  

Find out more about

Robin Sax!

Support PAVE and
Sexual Assault Awareness this Month
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What is a PAVE Affiliate?

A PAVE Affiliate is an existing institution such as a rape crisis center, women’s center, Sheriff’s department, high school, or campus student government that wants to join the national, grassroots movement to shatter the silence of sexual violence.
Benefits in Becoming a PAVE Affiliate:
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READ MORE and join us today as a PAVE Affiliate!

Questions can be directed at:

Red Carpet Premier

Security on Campus, Inc. is releasing two new educational videos on sexual assault and stalking awareness. To celebrate they will be hosting a red-carpet premeir you’re invited to:

April 30, 2009

Bryn Mawr Film Institute

824 W. Lancaster Ave. #5

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

The premier is an open house where refreshments will be served. Tickets are $25 per person.

Find out more on the videos and this event please visit

Security on Campus, Inc.

Act now will Reduced Rates are still available and receive a complimentary copy of "Breaking the Silence" ($55 value)

Click here to see there new PSA:

Kristen Stewart

Quick Links

National PAVE’s Website

Angela Rose’s Website

The Binding Project

PAVE’s Media Blog

Madison PAVE Chapter


I Can Do It Conference

Join PAVE at the I Can Do It Conference! Reconnect with your true self: This annual conference gives you the opportunity to relax and enjoy a forum where each speaker offers the opportunity for spiritual and body enlightenment. Don’t miss this highly recommended and unforgettable experience. We are looking forward to meeting you there! Click Here for More Information

Shattering the Silence!

Documentary film-maker Lisa F. Jackson has brought awareness and voice to women suffering from systematic rape, kidnap and torture in the Congo.

Do your part to raise awareness this month about this violence!
Find out more about how to bring this film to your institution

New Article on False Reporting Released

The National Center for the
Prosecution of Violence
Against Women has recently published an article addressing false reporting.

Currently law enforcement and criminal prosecution in the U.S. is very low on sexual violence due to the strong belief that victims are falsley reporting. Up-to-date research indicates that the

rate of false reporting for sexual assault is in the range of 2-8%. Using these facts this article goes on to suggest improvements to prosecution and how to handle the few incidents of false reports.

To review the article yourself

click here

Call to Action

The organization 1 in 3 Women is creating a safety tool for women worldwide.

Since 1 in 3 women experience some form of violence in her lifetime this organization wants to make it easier for women to reach out.

1 in 3 Women is developing cosmetics that encase resource and awareness information for those seeking assistance from domestic violence. The resources will be in multiple languages and will include numbers, names, and addresses for getting help.

This tool can win $10,000 for creation if you vote today – it will be an "essential lifeline for womin living in an abusive relationship", says 1 in 3 Women.

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Hi, everyone,  we are busy packing up and heading south to Texas finally and we’ll do our best to keep these rolling as we are.  You can come to and look in our new beginnings section where I will also be doing my best to get updates up in  our Kyte tv channel.  Thanks and check out Marie’s wonderful things she’s made up for the Holiday.  It’s almost here.  Lady J

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