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*******MEDIA ADVISORY*******

LAURIE O. ROBINSON, ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL,
TO SPEAK AT UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
ABOUT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

WASHINGTON - Laurie O. Robinson, Assistant Attorney General, in the Department of Justiceís Office of Justice Programs, will deliver remarks and meet with students, faculty, and community partners at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn., on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. CDT.. This event is part of a nationwide college campus tour by top department officials to raise awareness of violence against women, commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act. Throughout March, nine members of the Department of Justice leadership will visit 11 universities around the nation, including public, private and faith-based institutions and a Historically Black College and University (HBCU).

 

WHO:

Laurie O. Robinson, Assistant Attorney General

WHAT:

A panel discussion about responding to violence against women on campus. In addition to Laurie Robinson, speakers will include University of Minnesota Sexual Assault Response Team members and community violence prevention experts.

WHEN:

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010
11:30 a.m. CDT

WHERE:

Coffman Memorial Union Theater
300 Washington Avenue S.E.
Minneapolis, MN

OPEN PRESS

NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as driverís license) and valid media credentials. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Patty Mattern, (612) 624-2801.