To Tell The Truth Previous Speakout Events

[Listed here are 1998-2009 past events only]
Events for sexual assault survivors -
- and for those in the helping professions


1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,

2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
alphabetically by state within year.

Origin and History of To Tell The Truth Speakouts for Sexual Assault Survivors

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2009

TTTT event history: yearly or several events yearly since 1998
This is the tweny-second (22nd) sexual abuse conference hosted by Debbie Chambers
Date: November 7, 2009, Saturday, [The official To Tell The Truth date]
Time:
12-3 PM
Place: BOSTON. Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St., Dorchester, MA [off of Talbot Ave.]
Cost: FREE, Donations Welcomed
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
Web Site: http://www.dcempowering.org
DC Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-1102
Email: Deborah Chambers at dcempoweringchildren@gmail.com
Going On: Surviving Sexual Abuse and Prevention

2008

Massachusetts

TTTT event history: yearly or several events yearly since 1998
This is the tweny-first (21th) sexual abuse conference hosted by Debbie Chambers
Date: November 1, 2008, Saturday [The official To Tell The Truth date]
Time:
12-3 PM
Place: BOSTON. Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St., Dorchester, MA [off of Talbot Ave.]
Cost: FREE, Donations Welcomed
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
DC Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-1102
Email: Deborah Chambers at dcempoweringchildren@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.dcempowering.org
Going On: Surviving Sexual Abuse and Prevention

2007

MASSACHUSETTS
TTTT event history: yearly or several events yearly since 1998
This is the sixteenth sexual abuse conference hosted by Debbie Chambers
Date: Saturday, February 24, 2007
Time:
12-3 PM
Place: Place: BOSTON. Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St., Dorchester, MA [off of Talbot Ave.]
Cost: FREE, Donations Welcomed
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
DC Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-1102
Email: Deborah Chambers
Going On: Empowering Children Against Abuse, Conference #2

TTTT event history: yearly or several events yearly since 1998
This is the seventeenth sexual abuse conference hosted by Debbie Chambers
Date: Saturday, April 7, 2007
Time:
12-3 PM
Place: BOSTON. New Fellowship Baptist Church, 616 Blue Hill Ave, Dorchester 02124
(Blue Hill Ave and Columbia Road, next to Lawson's Barber Shop) Pastor Stanley Deas
Cost: FREE, Donations Welcomed
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
DC Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-1102
Email: Deborah Chambers
Going On: Adults: Surviving Sexual Abuse
"Come learn about the Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse"
Resources, and Support Services Available

TTTT event history: yearly or several events yearly since 1998
This is the eighteenth sexual abuse conference hosted by Debbie Chambers
Date: May 26, 2007
Time:
12-3 PM
Place: BOSTON. Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St., Dorchester, MA [off of Talbot Ave.]
Cost: FREE, Donations Welcomed
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
DC Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-1102
Email: Deborah Chambers
Going On: Conference for Males, #1

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TTTT event history: yearly or several events yearly since 1998
This is the nineteenth sexual abuse conference hosted by Debbie Chambers
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2007
Time:
12-3 PM
Place: BOSTON. New Fellowship Baptist Church, 616 Blue Hill Ave, Dorchester 02124
(Blue Hill Ave and Columbia Road, next to Lawson's Barber Shop) Pastor Stanley Deas
Cost: FREE, Donations Welcomed
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
DC Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-1102
Email: Deborah Chambers
Going On: Empowering Children Against Abuse, Conference #3
"Come learn about the Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse"
Resources, and Support Services Available

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TTTT event history: yearly or several events yearly since 1998
This is the twentieth (20th) sexual abuse conference hosted by Debbie Chambers
Date: November 2, 2007 [The official To Tell The Truth date]
Time:
12-3 PM
Place: BOSTON. Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St., Dorchester, MA [off of Talbot Ave.]
Cost: FREE, Donations Welcomed
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
DC Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-1102
Email: Deborah Chambers at dcempoweringchildren@gmail.com
Going On: Adults: Surviving Sexual Abuse

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2006

ALABAMA - Hamilton area, NW Alabama:
TTTT event history: yearly since 1998
Date: Sunday, November 5, 2006
Time:
contact sponsor
Place: Hamilton area
Sponsor Contact: Woodfin Gregg at Northwest Alabama Mental Health
Main Phone: 205.921.2186
Fax: 205.921.4740
Email: Mr.Woodfin Gregg. at dragon@sonet.net
Going On: contact sponsor
Mailing Address:
Northwest Alabama Mental Health
409 1st St SE
Hamilton, AL 35570

MASSACHUSETTS
TTTT event history: yearly or several events yearly since 1998
Date: Saturday, April 1, 2006
Time:
12-3 PM
Place: BOSTON. New Fellowship Baptist Church, 616 Blue Hill Ave, Dorchester 02124
(Blue Hill Ave and Columbia Road, next to Lawson's Barber Shop) Pastor Stanley Deas
Cost: FREE, Donations Welcomed
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
DC Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-1102
Email: Deborah Chambers
Going On: Empowering Children Against Abuse, Conference # 1

TTTT event history: yearly or several events yearly since 1998
Date: Saturday, August 19, 2006
Time:
12-3 PM
Place: BOSTON. New Fellowship Baptist Church, 616 Blue Hill Ave, Dorchester 02124
(Blue Hill Ave and Columbia Road, next to Lawson's Barber Shop) Pastor Stanley Deas
Cost: FREE, Donations Welcomed
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
DC Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-1102
Email: Deborah Chambers
Going On: Empowering Children Against Abuse, Conference #1
"Come learn about the Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse"
Resources, and Support Services Available

TTTT event history: yearly or several events yearly since 1998
Date: November 4, 2006
Time:
11 AM-3 PM
Place: BOSTON. Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St., Dorchester, MA [off of Talbot Ave.]
Cost: FREE, Donations Welcomed
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
DC Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-1102
Email: Deborah Chambers
Going On: Speakers, dancing, singing, soul food, artwork

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NEW YORK
Date: July 29, 2006
Time: 10 AM, all day
Place: ROCHESTER. R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center at Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY 14607
Cost: FREE
Sponsor: Prevent Child Abuse New York
Contact: Maggie Watson - Event Coordinator, P.O. Box 18475, Rochester, NY 14618
Phone: 585.544.0019
Email: mwatsonny@hotmail.com
Submissions: "Artists, dancers, writers, and musicians whose work was created as an expression of their healing/recovery can still contact mwatsonny@hotmail.com for submission guidelines."
Going On: "Rochester's first Speak Out . . ." - "This day long event is dedicated to 'speaking out' against all forms of childhood abuse, incest, and domestic violence through the use of word, music, and dance."

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2005

ALABAMA - Hamilton area NW Alabama:
TTTT event history: yearly since 1998
Date: Sunday, November 2004
Time:
contact sponsor
Location: Hamilton area
Sponsor Contact: Woodfin Gregg at Northwest Alabama Mental Health
Main Phone: 205.921.2186
Fax: 205.921.4740
Email: Mr.Woodfin Gregg. at dragon@sonet.net
Going On: contact sponsor
Mailing Address:
Northwest Alabama Mental Health
409 1st St SE
Hamilton, AL 35570

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MASSACHUSETTS, Boston
TTTT event history: yearly or twice yearly since 1998
Date: November 5, 2005
Time:
12-3 P.M.
Location: Great Hall, Washington St., Boston, MA [off of Talbot Ave.]
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-4411
Email: Deborah Chambers at dcisme65@msn.com
Going On: Speakers, dancing, singing, soul food, artwork

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2004

ALABAMA - Hamilton area NW Alabama:
TTTT event history: yearly since 1998
Date: Sunday, November 2004
Time:
contact sponsor
Location: Hamilton area
Sponsor Contact: Woodfin Gregg at Northwest Alabama Mental Health
Main Phone: 205.921.2186
Fax: 205.921.4740
Email: Mr.Woodfin Gregg. at dragon@sonet.net
Going On: contact sponsor
Mailing Address:
Northwest Alabama Mental Health
409 1st St SE
Hamilton, AL 35570


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MASSACHUSETTS, Boston
TTTT event history: yearly or twice yearly since 1998
Date: November 6, 2004
Time:
12-3 P.M.
Location: Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St., Boston, MA [off of Talbot Ave.]
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-4411
Email: Deborah Chambers at dcisme65@msn.com
Going On: Speakers, dancing, singing, soul food, artwork

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2003

ALABAMA - Hamilton area NW Alabama:
TTTT event history:yearly since 1998
Date: Sunday, November 2, 2003
Time:
contact sponsor
Location: Hamilton area
Sponsor Contact: Woodfin Gregg at Northwest Alabama Mental Health
Main Phone: 205.921.2186
Fax: 205.921.4740
Email: Mr.Woodfin Gregg. at dragon@sonet.net
Going On: contact sponsor
Mailing Address:
Northwest Alabama Mental Health
409 1st St SE
Hamilton, AL 35570

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MASSACHUSETTS, Boston
TTTT event history: yearly or twice yearly since 1998
Date: Saturday, November 8, 2003
Time:
1-3 PM
Location: Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St., Boston, MA [off of Talbot Ave.]
Contact: Debbie Chambers - DC Empowering Children
Empower the Children/To Tell The Truth phone: 617-298-4411
Email: Deborah Chambers at dcisme65@msn.com
Going On: Speakers, dancing, singing, Frank Fitzpatrick's original music, soul food, artwork

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RHODE ISLAND
Survivor Connections, Inc., The True Memory Foundation®
TTTT event history: 1994-1995, 1998-2001, 2003
Date: November 2003
Time: afternoon
Location: West Valley Inn, Warwick, RIRhode Island
Contact: To Tell The Truth, and put "2003 event info" as the subject of your email
Going On: We had a social get-together of roughly 20 survivors and family members at a local restaurant.

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2002

ALABAMA - Hamilton area NW Alabama: November 2002
TTTT event history: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002.
Location: Northwestern part of Alabama
Contact: Woodfin Gregg at
Northwest Alabama Mental Health
409 1st St SE
Hamilton, AL 35570
Phone 205-921-2186
Fax 205-921-4740
Email: Mr.Woodfin Gregg. at dragon@sonet.net
Or visit the Web site of N.A.M.H. for full details.

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MASSACHUSETTS
TTTT event history: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Date: Saturday, November 9, 2002
Time:
12-3 PM
Location: Codman Square Health Center, Boston, MA [Washington St. off of Talbot Ave.]
Contact: Debbie Chambers at
To Tell The Truth Phone: 617-298-4411
Email: Deborah Chambers at dcisme65@msn.com
Going On: Speakers, Music, Soul Food, Video of Debbie on Sally Jesse Raphael last January, artwork [I hope!} by Judy Parliman.

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RHODE ISLAND
Survivor Connections, Inc., The True Memory Foundation®
TTTT event history: 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
This year, 2002, we are visiting Debbie Chambers in Boston. See Massachusetts, above.


2001

ALABAMA - LIKELY?
Hamilton area, NW Alabama: November 2001
TTTT event history: 1998, 1999, 2000, ?

IN PRIOR YEARS . . .
Location: Bevill State Community College, in Hamilton, AL. (Don't call the college.)
Contact: Woodfin Gregg at
Northwest Alabama Mental Health
409 1st St SE
Hamilton, AL 35570
Phone 205-921-2186
Fax 205-921-4740
Email: Mr.Woodfin Gregg. at dragon@sonet.net
Or visit the Web site of N.A.M.H. for full details.

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NEW YORK
New York, NY, Saturday and Sunday, March 24 & 25, 2001.
Organizers: The Incest Awareness Foundation
TTTT event history: 2000, now 2001
Event: Conference - Name - To Tell The Truth 2001: A Body Odyssey
Keynote Speaker
: Marilyn Van Derbur -incest survivor, world renowned public speaker, former Miss America - on Saturday the 24th!
Sunday Plans:: A dance company in accordance with the theme of A Body Odyssey
Location: Soon to be revealed. . . . somewhere in the Big Apple.
Contact: Donna at donnarobin@incestrecovery.org

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RHODE ISLAND
Organized by Survivor Connections, Inc., The True Memory Foundation®
SC Web Site: SC Home
Event: To be planned. . . . Something small? Something big? We'll let you know as soon as we do.
Location: Rhode Island
TTTT event history: 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, now 2001


2000

ALABAMA - Now in 2 Areas, UPDATED October 4, 2000

1999

Alabama - California - Connecticut - Florida - Massachusetts -
Michigan - New Jersey - New York (4 sites) - Pennsylvania - Rhode Island -
Texas - Washington, D.C.

(More events will develop. Check back here often)!


ALABAMA To Top of Page
Hamilton area, NW Alabama: November 7, 1999, 2:00 p.m. An event to enable survivors of sexual assault to speak out and break the silence. Each speaker-survivor will do a short introduction, then there will be a breakdown into small groups within the auditorium. Each speaker will then spend 20-30 minutes with a group and then move to a new group, until each group has met with each speaker. Contact Woodfin Gregg or visit the NAMH Web site for full details.
TTTT event history: 1998.
Contact:
Northwest Alabama Mental Health
409 1st St SE
Hamilton, AL 35570
Phone 205-921-2186
Fax 205-921-4740
Email: Mr.Woodfin Gregg.
TTTT event history: 1998 now 1999.
See also the Web site of N.A.M.H.

Previous 1999 Event
N.A.M.H. also had hosted a one-day conference on Wednesday, April 7, 1999, called Breaking the Cycle of Abuse, where Frank Fitzpatrick was the keynote speaker and one of the workshop presenters. The site was Bevill State Community College in Hamilton. The charge for the event was $15. Checks were payable to Breaking the Cycle of Abuse, and sent to 409 1st Street SE, Hamilton, AL 35570.
Other presenters included -
Allison Black-Tortorigi of the Children's Trust Fund of Alabama, Mary Cron and Rev. Bryan McIntyre of the Christian Ministry to Child Abuse Survivors, Angie Burcham of Equal Opportunity for Challenged Persons, Tory Hilton of the Alabama Coalition Against Rape, Inc., Rob Jackson of the Christian Alliance for Sexual Recovery, Damon Nolin of the North Alabama Sex Offender Treatment Group, and Jennifer Berry from the speakers bureau of Safeplace.

See the listing of their upcoming year 2000 "Breaking the Cycle" event under that year's listings.

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Sacramento/Davis area. November 7 1999, 1-5 p.m. At Davis Public Library, 315 14th St, Davis, CA 95616. (corner of 14th & B Streets)
Title: To Tell The Truth: How Can Parents Protect Their Children from Sexual Abuse?
There will be films and a speaker who will describe her family law court case, in which her 3 children are forced to live with their identified sex abuser.
For more details, contact:
Incest Survivors Speakers' Bureau
PO Box 1903
Davis, CA 95617
USA toll free phone: 800-441-7886

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Guilford, CT. October 2, 1999, from 12 noon to 5 p.m. No charge. A light lunch will be provided, also free of charge.
Come share with other survivors at the Connecticut "To Tell The Truth" day. Please join Gail and friends for a day of "Breaking The Silence," and find networking opportunities, music, giving and receiving support, or sharing of a poem in a relaxed atmosphere.
Gail's husband wrote a song, produced it at a professional studio in Manhattan, and that song, "Black," will be played back at the event. Free cassette copies will be available.
For information on attending and for directions, please phone Gail. Gail's phone number does not accepted blocked calls, so first dial *82 (which disables caller ID blocking, for that one call), wait for a dial tone, then dial Gail at 1-203-457-9394.
Respond by email to doskga@email.com
All inquiries will be kept confidential.
If at all possible, please RSVP by September 20th.

FLORIDA To Top of Page
West Palm Beach area, November 7, 1999 or BEFORE!
Support and/or activism group forming. Peer to peer mutual support or political/legislative activism. A free location for the group already has been donated.
Contact: Karen at 561-588-4686. (Calls are screened.)

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Boston, Thursday, November 4, 1999, 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.
at University of Massachusetts, (Boston) Harbor Campus,
Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA. (At Wheatley Plaza Bldg, 4th floor)
Open to survivors, support persons, mental health professionals, the general public - and news media, [likely only for certain events.]
Free, but donations in advance would be helpful.
Directions:
From NORTH of Boston: Take Interstate 93 South to Exit 15, go 1/4 mile on Columbia Rd to rotary, turn Right on the 1st exitway [of the rotary] onto Morrissey Boulevard; go 100 yards & bear Right onto Service Road [past the Boston Globe], go 1/2 mile to traffic light and go Left onto U. Mass. Drive and into the campus. Follow posted signs to the event.
From SOUTH of Boston: Take 95 North to Interstate 93 North towards Boston, take Exit 14 and turn Right at end of exit onto Morrissey Boulevard. Go 1 mile to traffic light and there turn Right onto U. Mass. Drive and into the U. Mass. campus. Follow posted signs to the event.
From WEST of Boston: Take the Mass. Turnpike eastward into Boston to Interstate 93 South, then follow directions above for "From the NORTH."
TTTT event history: 1998.
Contact Deborah Chambers, c/o U. Mass. Math Lab
Phone: 617-287-7159, leave message there for Debbie.
Email Debbie at U Mass, also.
Music, dance, art, and speakers will be featured. Contact Debbie for November details.
Also, contact Judy Parliman at 508-478-0164
Email Judy for interest in submitting art work, photos, personal pictures, poetry, etc.

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Lapeer, November 7. 20 miles from Flint, Michigan.
Support or activism-for-change group meeting.
No charge.
Helpers for organizing, and survivors of sexual abuse wishing to attend, should contact:
Beth McElroy-Kremm (survivor and therapist)
Nalo Therapy Center
PO Box 1004
Lapeer, MI 48446
Beth's office telephone: 810-667-4111

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Morristown, NJ, November 5, 1999, Friday, all day.
Local Motion: On Track to Prevent Child Abuse
Tracks for survivors and for all the helping professions. Two speakers and 19 workshops.
Register before October 31, 1999. To do so, call the Deirdre O'Brien Advocacy Center of Morris County, Inc. to get a brochure. Then send them the completed form and a check for $25 payable to Deirdre O'Brien Advocacy Center.
Call 973-631-5000
Objective: To start grassroots efforts throughout the communities of New Jersey, in order to promote reporting of child abuse.

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Walkathon at Valley Forge National Park, Pennsylvania, on November 7, 1999, from 10 a.m. until 1.p.m.
SAFAR (Survivors and Advocates For Abuse Recovery) is holding it's second annual Walkathon at Valley Forge National Park on November 7, 1999, in conjunction with the national "To Tell The Truth" day. SAFAR is an organization of concerned citizens - survivors, therapists and advocates - from all walks of life committed to stopping the cycle of abuse by promoting and protecting the environment of healing. We welcome, and encourage your participation.
We will meet at the Betzwood Bridge Parking Lot at 10 a.m., and walk the Schuylkill River Trail for approximately 5 miles.
For more information about participating as a walker and/or as a sponsor,please call SAFAR at 610-696-4955.
See SAFAR's's Web Site

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Providence, RI area: Sunday, November 7, 1999, at Rhode Island College, Student Union building, Ballroom. Registration starts at 8 A.M. Events end at 4:30 P.M. Open to survivors, support persons, mental health professionals, and the general public.
Keynote Speakers
Principal keynote speaker is Richard Hoffman, courageous survivor and author of Half the House.
Other keynotes include
Marcie Mitler, well-known therapist;
Professor Ross Cheit of Brown University, a traumatic amnesia researcher and survivor;
John Robitaille, an inspiring motivational speaker;
Lori Leydon-Rubenstein, a stress-management expert and the author of The Stress Management Handbook: Strategies for Health and Inner Peace; and
an Deputy Attorney General Gerald Coyne from the State of Rhode Island.
Panel Presentations
Two panels during the day will include Survivors, and Helping Professions.
Art and Photos
There will be an ongoing art display, photo display, and likely a slide show of art coordinated by Kate Huard. 1999 RI Event Details
Music
Opening the day will be recording artist and accomplished singer Ed Gagne, himself a survivor.
Frank Fitzpatrick, survivor, activist, and co-founder of Survivor Connections, will briefly speak and perform one or two activist songs.
The emotionally powerful and musically wonderful Rhode Island Feminist Chorus will perform at the conclusion of the day.
Logistics
Book sales, resource displays. Lunch and morning coffee on your own at Donovan Dining Center. No pre-registration. $30 at the door, (a badly-needed fundraiser for Survivor Connections (non-profit) and its national To Tell The Truth effort). Located at the Student Union Building's Ballroom, Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island.
TTTT event history: 1994, 1995, 1998; in 1998 S.C. began to be coordinators/publicists for local organizers everywhere.
If necessary, contact:
Survivor Connections, Inc., The True Memory Foundation®
52 Lyndon Rd
Cranston, RI 02905 USA

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November 7, 1999, Sunday, 2-7 P.M., University of Texas at Arlington (in Arlington Texas) 20 minutes from Dallas.
To Tell The Truth, Dallas/Arlington area, features a breaking-silence speech by survivor Sharyn Land, and break-out groups for Art Therapy and Self-Defence. Timothy Armstrong, the self-defence group leader, has a Black Belt in karate and is a certified self-defence instructor.
One other speaker, as yet unconfirmed, may also present.
The event is open to female and male survivors of sexual assault, to supportive individuals, and to people in the helping professions.
The fee of $15 for general admisssion or $5 for students with a student ID includes a snack and drink.
This To Tell The Truth event is organized by the publishers of D News, a new newsletter for those suffering from dissociative disorders, addictions, and abuse.
Please pre-register by phone, mail, or email to receive a map (quite necessary) and directions to the site on the U. of TX, Arlington campus.
Contact D News at PO Box 542921, Grand Prairie, TX 75054, or telephone (Ms.) Robbie at 972-467-9751.
Email to VanGoghNut@email.msn.com

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Washington, D.C. area, October 24, 1999, 1-5 p.m.
At Chevy Chase Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Plaza Level, Bethesda, Maryland.
For sexual assault survivors and those who wish to join the fight against sexual abuse.
Featuring plenary session speakers and music by Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, folksingers and two-time Grammy nominees. Cathy Fink is the co-founder and Board Chair of the Maryland Center for Assault Prevention.


Charges: $10 donation requested. $20 for those seeking CEU credits. (CEU credits for social workers pending)

TTTT event history: 1998.

Contact:
Eileen King
One Voice
PO Box 27958
Washington, DC 20038-7958
Phone 202-462-4688
Email acaadc@aol.com.

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1998

ALABAMA
Hamilton area, NW Alabama: November 8, 1998, at 2:00 p.m., an indoor rally at Bevill State Community College, Hamilton, AL, free of charge. Contact Northwest Alabama Mental Health, 409 1st St SE, Hamilton, AL 35570, Phone 205-921-2186. Email: Mr.Woodfin Gregg. (EMAIL ADDRESS CORRECTED ON 10/26/98. Sorry!) See also the Web site of N.A.M.H. They are also hosting a one-day conference, Breaking the Cycle of Abuse, on Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at which Frank Fitzpatrick of Survivor Connections is scheduled to be the opening keynote speaker and to present two workshops. In total, 2 keynote speakers are planned, with 2 sets of concurrent worshop sessions. Conference charge - roughly $5 to $10. Lunch extra.

CALIFORNIA


GEORGIA
Atlanta area: November 1998. At the Roswell Public Library in northern Atlanta. Formation of a a small to moderate size gathering of survivors of sexual assault who wish to form a discussion group centered around activism and necessary legislation. A place to share your ideas. Contact Vince by phone at 770-552-8537, or email Vince.

INDIANA
Fort Wayne: November 8, 1998. 6 to 8 p.m. Recital by Fort Wayne Philharmonic musicians. For more information, contact JoElla Shepherd at 219-424-7977, at the Fort Wayne Women's Bureau, Violence Against Women Program, 303 E Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802 See linked page for other details. Details: Fort Wayne.

MAINE
Perry area: near the Canadian border, east coast of Maine, November 1998. Healing gathering for survivors. Contact Silent Cry, PO Box 406, Perry, ME 04667, contact person Denise Altavater, phone 207-853-6692.

MASSACHUSETTS
Boston: November 6, 1998, (NEW DATE!) Friday, at University of Massachusetts, Harbor Campus, Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA. At Wheatley Plaza Bldg, 4th floor. Open to survivors, support persons, mental health professionals, the general public - and news media, likely only for certain events. Free, but donations in advance would be helpful. Contact Deborah Chambers, c/o U. Mass. Math Resource Center, phone: 617-287-7159, leave message there for Debbie. Email Debbie at U Mass, also. Music, dance, speakers, and a pre-screened speakout will be featured. Contact Debbie for times. Frank Fitzpatrick will be there to very briefly speak.

NEW JERSEY
Camden area: SORRY! CANCELLED AS OF SEPTEMBER 10, 1998, DUE TO ILLNESS IN THE FAMILY.

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NEW YORK


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OHIO
Akron: The Center for Refuge is planning a small event for November 7, 1998. It will include a fundraiser, survivor performance, and a speak out. Contact Kailyne Waters, the Center for Refuge, PO Box 1634, Akron, OH 44309. Phone number and other contact info may be added later. The Center had already run a very successful To Tell The Truth event earlier this year. The April speakout and conference were attended by several hundred people. The Center has sponsored a yearly To Tell The Truth event since 1993!)

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RHODE ISLAND
Providence, RI area: Sunday, November 8, 1998, at Rhode Island College. Open to survivors, support persons, mental health professionals, the general public, and - for keynote speeches only - news media.

Keynote speaker will be noted author Charles Whitfield, M.D. Visit a site concerning Dr. Whitfield's works. His topic at the RI event will be The Science of Traumatic Amnesia. Over the last several years, there has been an outpouring of studies that have shown the reality of traumatic amnesia. Dr. Whitfield will review the evolution and describe other important aspects of this basic finding in the natural history of trauma.

There will be two sets of small-group workshops to choose from,opening remarks and music by Frank Fitzpatrick of Survivor Connections, a music performance by the Rhode Island Feminist Chorus under the musical direction of Katy Roth. Organized by Survivor Connections.To volunteer to do a workshop at a Rhode Island To Tell The Truth event in future years, go to our form page. To submit a photo of yourself to be displayed on our Survivor Photo Wall at our RI event, go to our Photo Call page Charges are $25 if pre-registered, $30 at the door, $15 for Rhode Island College students, free for volunteers (limited number needed). See linked page for other details. Details: Providence, Rhode Island.
Also at the RI TTTT will be an informational booth in the lobby by the RI Scleroderma Support Group, there because Frank Fitzpatrick has this disease.

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WASHINGTON, DC (Bethesda, MD)
DC, Greater Washington area: November 1998, Creative Survivorship, Featuring keynote speaker Elizabeth Morgan! Contact Eileen King, One Voice, PO Box 27958, Washington, DC 20038-7958, phone: 202-462-4688, email: acaadc@aol.com. Co-sponsoring the DC event is Abuse Survivors Know (ASK), PO Box 10756, Burke, Virginia 22009. Contact Jane Trimble at ASK at 703-978-1570, or voice mail at 703-281-7468, or email ASK at askus@erols.com.
See linked page for other details. Details: Washington, DC.
One Voice also announces the publication of Long and Mature Considerations: A Legal Guide for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Assault, by Elizabeth Bent. Available for $12.00 including shipping. All proceeds go to One Voice.

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WISCONSIN
La Crosse area: Sunday, November 8, 1998, for survivors of rape, sexual assault, incest, and child molestation. For information, contact Paul at P.O. Box 1511, La Crosse, WI 54602-1511.


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