Center for Civic Engagement and Democracy

Maryville Coalition to End Interpersonal Violence


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In 2010, Maryville University joined the Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence (NPEIV). In addition, the Maryville Coalition to End Interpersonal Violence was launched to partner Maryville University faculty, staff, and students with a multitude of diverse St. Louis community partners dedicated to the issue of interpersonal violence.

Mission Statement The Maryville Coalition to End Interpersonal violence is committed to achieving the following goals:

  • obtain and organize information about individuals and groups on campus and in the community committed to the issue of interpersonal violence
  • obtain, organize and distribute information about upcoming educational and fund raising events
  • seek and obtain funding support for events and activities
  • promote events and work to engage participation by those on campus and in the community
  • connecting students with related internship and volunteer opportunities in the community
  • support Maryville’s participation in the National Partnership

 

2012 Activities The Coalition will be organizing and conducting the following activities:
  • 7th Annual Race Against Violence. It includes a one-mile fun walk, a 5K run and 5K walk. Sunday, April 7th
  • Fall Festival toiletries drive for Lydia’s House
  • Date Rape Drug Education Program for students presented by Safe Connections
  • Annual Speaker on Interpersonal Violence
  • SLEVAWN Domestic Violence Training

Structure and Leadership

The Maryville Coalition to End Interpersonal Violence is a component of the Center for Civic Engagement and Democracy.

Management and leadership of the Coalition is provided by:

 

 Angel Band VideoClick here to watch a short video of the event

Carrie Ellis-Kalton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Coalition Chair
(314) 529.9688
ckalton@maryville.edu
Partners:Maryville Faculty, Staff and Students, M*PWR, Maryville Promoting Women’s Rights, Safe Connections, Kathy J Weinman Shelter, YWCA – St. Louis Regional Sexual Assault Center, Lydia’s House, The Women’s Safe House. St. Louis Women’s Chorale, RAVEN, Center for Women in Transition, ALIVE, St. Louis Family Justice Center, Provident Life CrisisNAMI,  Statewide Resources: Legal Services of Missouri