NCJW BCS will host forum on combatting sexual violence
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NCJW BCS will host forum on combatting sexual violence

Panelists and NCJW BCS members planning the forum, seated from left, are Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle; Joan Snider, member of the National Council of Jewish Women; Patricia Teffenhart, executive director of the NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and Helen Archontou, CEO of the YWCA of Bergen County. Standing, from left, are NCJW members Ina Miller Silverstein and Bari-Lynne Schwartz; Liz Corsini, vice president/director of programs of the Bergen Family Center; and Elke Stein, director of domestic violence and sexual abuse services at Project Sarah at the Jewish Family Service and Children’s Center of Clifton-Passaic. (Photo courtesy NCJW)
Panelists and NCJW BCS members planning the forum, seated from left, are Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle; Joan Snider, member of the National Council of Jewish Women; Patricia Teffenhart, executive director of the NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and Helen Archontou, CEO of the YWCA of Bergen County. Standing, from left, are NCJW members Ina Miller Silverstein and Bari-Lynne Schwartz; Liz Corsini, vice president/director of programs of the Bergen Family Center; and Elke Stein, director of domestic violence and sexual abuse services at Project Sarah at the Jewish Family Service and Children’s Center of Clifton-Passaic. (Photo courtesy NCJW)

The Bergen County section of the National Council of Jewish will hold “Sexual Violence: Changing the Culture,” a community-wide advocacy forum, at Temple Emeth in Teaneck at 12:30 p.m. on November 21. A distinguished panel of counselors and educators will offer their expertise on this issue and talk about what they are doing in their agencies and schools to change the culture around this pervasive problem. For information, call (201) 385-4847 or go to www.ncjwbcs.org.

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