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10th Annual Dinner: ACCESS Domestic Violence Awareness and Treatment Program

posted on: Sep 28, 2016

10th Annual Dinner: ACCESS Domestic Violence Awareness and Treatment Program

Press Release: ACCESS

Dearborn, Mich. – Tonight, Wednesday, September 28, ACCESS will host its 10th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness and Treatment Program Dinner.

WHAT: The event will raise awareness about, and honor survivors of, domestic violence. Justice Richard Bernstein of the Michigan Supreme Court will serve as the keynote speaker during the evening’s program.

WHO:  Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein, ACLU of Michigan Deputy Director Rana Elmir, Director of the ACCESS Community Health and Research Center Mona Makki, and survivors of domestic violence who will be sharing their stories with guests of the event.

WHERE:  Bint Jebail Cultural Center – 6220 Miller Rd., Dearborn, MI. 48126

WHEN:  Wednesday, September 28, from 6:00p.m.- 9:00p.m. 

WHY: The dinner will raise awareness and funds to strengthen the work of ACCESS’ Domestic Violence Awareness and Treatment Program, which provides services that empower victims of physical and emotional domestic abuse. The program provides vital psycho-social, legal, and economic assistance, and has served more than 150 clients in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties in the last year.

HOW:  For more information, contact Charles Baeder at cbaeder@accesscommunity.org or 734-725-9722.

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About ACCESS

Grounded in a grassroots commitment to serving our community, ACCESS has a 45-year history of providing health, education, employment and social services.  An Arab American nonprofit of excellence, ACCESS empowers communities in Southeast Michigan to improve their economic, social and cultural well-being and extends this mission nationally through advocacy, arts, culture and philanthropy.