COVID-19 & Domestic Violence

May 28,2020 2:30PM
May 28,2020 3:30PM
Speakers

Mayor Lindsey Horvath

Lindsey Horvath serves as president of NLC's Women in Municipal Government (WIMG) and Chair of the Human Development Committee. She serves as mayor of West Hollywood, California. She was first elected to office in 2009.

 

Patti Giggans

Since 1985, Patti Giggans has been the executive director of Peace Over Violence, a nonprofit social service agency based in Los Angeles dedicated to building healthy relationships, families and communities free from sexual, domestic and interpersonal violence. She has co-authored In Touch With Teens, Women’s Self-Defense and Safety: An Empowerment and Resiliency Model, and When Dating Becomes Dangerous. She is a recipient of the California Peace Prize.

Many cities have reported spikes is domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic and are looking for ways to reach constituents and provide services in new ways.

Join Mayor Lindsey Horvath of West Hollywood, California for a timely conversation with Patti Giggans, CEO of Peace Over Violence, about domestic violence in the time of COVID-19 and what women in local government can do to take a leadership role.

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