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To Tell The Truth, year 2000 events

Speak-outs, events, conferences, gatherings, discussions, meetings, seminars,
speeches, art displays, music performances, and rallies

- for sexual assault survivors -
- and those in the helping professions -

as of July 26, 2002.

Year 2000

Alabama (2) - Florida - Massachusetts - Michigan - New York - Pennsylvania - Rhode Island
(Many more events will develop. Check here often.)

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ALABAMA - Now in 2 Areas, UPDATED October 4, 2000

  • Hamilton area, NW Alabama: Sunday, November 5, 2000.
    TTTT event history: 1998, 1999, now 2000.
    Location: Bevill State Community College, in Hamilton, AL. (Don't call the college.)
    Contact: Woodfin Gregg at -
    Northwest Alabama Mental Health
    409 1st St SE
    Hamilton, AL 35570
    Phone 205-921-2186
    Fax 205-921-4740
    Email: Mr.Woodfin Gregg. at
    Or visit the Web site of N.A.M.H. at
    in the near future for full details.

  • Montgomery area, Sunday, November 5, 2000 (EVENT ADDED here October 4, 2000)
    TTTT event history: 2000, first one!
    Contact: ACAR, Phone: 334-264-0123
    Alabama Coalition Against Rape (ACAR)
    804 S Perry St, Ste 100
    Montgomery AL 36104-5059

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    Southern Florida, November 2000
    TTTT event history:1999, now 2000.
    Contact: Karen at 561-588-4686.
    Volunteers to assist Karen are needed. Once volunteers provide assistance to Karen, the event details will be posted. Reliable volunteers should call Karen.

    Last year, Karen persevered despite the flooding of her proposed site from a hurricane during the week before the gathering!
    I want eventually to get the details in print here; it's quite a story!

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    Boston, November 2 & 3, 2000. Thursday & Friday. 11 A.M. to 3 P.M. each day.
    Event Site: University of Massachusetts, (Boston) Harbor Campus
    Wheatley Bldg., 4th floor
    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA.
    No charge.
    Open to survivors, support persons, mental health professionals, the general public - and news media, likely only for certain events.
    From NORTH of Boston: Take Interstate 93 South to Exit 15, go 1/4 mile on Columbia Rd to rotary, turn Right on the 1st exitway [of the rotary] onto Morrissey Boulevard; go 100 yards & bear Right onto Service Road [past the Boston Globe], go 1/2 mile to traffic light and go Left onto U. Mass. Drive and into the campus. Follow posted signs to the event.
    From SOUTH of Boston: Take 95 North to Interstate 93 North towards Boston, take Exit 14 and turn Right at end of exit onto Morrissey Boulevard. Go 1 mile to traffic light and there turn Right onto U. Mass. Drive and into the U. Mass. campus. Follow posted signs to the event.
    From WEST of Boston: Take the Mass. Turnpike eastward into Boston to Interstate 93 South, then follow directions above for "From the NORTH."
    Free, but donations in advance would be helpful.
    TTTT event history: 1998, 1999, now 2000.
    Contact: RSVP to Deborah Chambers, c/o University of Masachusetts.
    Office Phone: 617-287-7349
    Email Deborah at U. Mass, also.
    Featuring: Music, dance, art display, and speakers will be featured. Free refreshments. Speakers will include survivors, mental health professionals, and others. Frank Fitzpatrick of Survivor Connections will speak, and he will perform some of his original denial-breaking music.
    Also Featuring: Workshop for T-shirts for the Clothesline Project. And survivor photos and art work. Contact Judy Parliman at 508-478-0164 or email Judy at

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    MICHIGAN, UPDATED Sept. 11, 2000
    Lapeer area (50 miles from Detroit). Sunday, November 5, 2000.
    Interest group being formed.peer-to-peer Activism or Support or Other; decided by those who attend.
    TTTT event history: 1999, now 2000.
    Contact: Beth
    PO Box 1004, Lapeer, MI 48446-5004
    Phone: 810-667-4111

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    NEW YORK, NEW AS OF Sept. 12, 2000
    New Paltz, NY. November 7, 2000, Tuesday, 11 A.M.-3 P.M. LIKELY DATE & TIMES. Call Tracy Grant (below) to confirm date and times.
    Location: Student Union Building, outside the Food Court, at SUNY (State University of New York at New Paltz)
    Event: Peer Counselors and an Educational Resource Display for Survivors of Sexual Assault.
    TTTT event history: 1999, now 2000.
    Contact: Tracy Grant -
    At the Psychological Counseling Center, telephone 914-257-2920.
    SUNY New Paltz, VLC Room 110, 75 S Manheim Blvd, New Paltz, NY 12561

    New York, NY. None this fall.
    (See 2001 events list page) for March 2001.
    In the meantime . . .
    Donna Robin Lippman is running a Reading Lamp meeting at which will be sold a newly published poem by E. Sue Bloom.
    Date: October 27, 2000.
    For more info contact Donna at

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    PENNSYLVANIA, NEW AS OF Sept. 13, 2000
    Valley Forge National Park. Early November 2000.
    Location:Valley Forge National Park
    Event: Walkathhon
    TTTT event history: 1999, now 2000.
    Contact:Vince at SAFAR, Phone: 610-696-4955
    : SAFAR (Survivors and Advocates For Abuse Recovery) is holding it's third annual Walkathon at Valley Forge National Park in early November (5th or 6th), 2000, in conjunction with the national "To Tell The Truth" day. SAFAR is an organization of concerned citizens - survivors, therapists and advocates - from all walks of life committed to stopping the cycle of abuse by promoting and protecting the environment of healing. We welcome, and encourage your participation. We will meet at the Betzwood Bridge Parking Lot at (time to be determined; last year 10 a.m.) and walk the Schuylkill River Trail for approximately 5 miles. For more information about participating as a walker and/or as a sponsor,please call SAFAR at 610-696-4955.

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    West Warwick, (10 miles from Providence) November 5, 2000. Sunday. 12:30 to 4:30 P.M.
    Organized by Survivor Connections, Inc., The True Memory Foundation®
    Event: Awards Banquet. Honoring activists in the prevention of sexual abuse.
    Location: West Valley Inn, 4 Blossom St, West Warwick, RI
    TTTT event history: 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, now 2000.
    Featuring: award presentations, buffet banquet, disc jockey,
    With displays of survivor art and self-photographs, and resources.
    Proceeds to benefit non-profit Survivor Connections.
    $35 per ticket/person. Make checks payable to Survivor Connections, Inc.
    For a Ticket Order Form, contact: John and Judy Parliman, 32A Country Club Lane, Milford, MA 01757. Phone: 508-478-0164. Or email Judy at

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