Forum on Family Violence at TAMIU Jan. 19, 2005

Forum on Family Violence at TAMIU Jan. 19


Laredo residents will have the opportunity to learn about family violence through a public forum on Wednesday, January 19 at Texas A&M International University in the Western Hemispheric Trade Center, room 116, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

TAMIU's Division of International Programs, Council of Non-Governmental Institutions of Tamaulipas and the National Commission of Human Rights of Mexico invite everyone to the free forum, which will reflect the present state of women's rights in a variety of social environments, said Adriana Blanco, associate director of the Division of International Programs. She said the main topic would be family violence.

Blanco said the speaker would be Ricardo Ruiz Corbonell, director and NGO Liaison for The National Commission Of Human Rights.

For more information, please contact Adriana Blanco at 326.2724, visit offices in the Anthony J. and Georgia A. Pellegrino Hall, room 302 or e-mail magarcia@tamiu.edu.

University office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu