[FWD: Opportunity - Your Support Will Decide - Shared Parenting NOW?]firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Sun, Jan 13, 2008 7:02 pm
First event was great. Tim McKyer rock the house as usual and Crispe's slide presentation reinforced Tim's speech. About 65 people packed the room at the library in preperation and support for tomorrows meeting with the legislators. Leaders from several states where there to support West Virginia and it is nice to see groups working together for the same cause.
Children's Rights Initiative
for Sharing Parents Equally (CRISPE)
932 C Street, B-2
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Subject: Opportunity - Your Support Will Decide - Shared Parenting NOW?
From: "Tim Fittro" <email@example.com
Date: Sun, January 13, 2008 11:17 am
To: "Tim Fittro" <firstname.lastname@example.org
For immediate release: January 13, 2008
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National Shared Parenting Advocates in WV for Documentary Preview
Former NFL All-Pro Super Bowl Champion Defensive Back Tim McKyer and other national leaders of the shared parenting movement will converge in Charleston, West Virginia, this weekend for three separate events culminating in a Monday preview of the Support? System Down documentary film.
The first event, Sunday Pro Football in Charleston, sponsored by Men and Women Against Discrimination, the Domestic Violence Counseling Center and Healing Through Creativity takes place on Sunday, January 13th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Ray Room on the 3rd Floor of the Kanawha County Public Library at 123 Capitol Street in Charleston. Discussion will focus on what can be done to end the harm caused to people of all races by family courts decisions which adversely leave many children fatherless.
The second event, Breakfast with Champions, sponsored by the Black Ministerial Alliance, Men and Women Against Discrimination, the Domestic Violence Counseling Center and Healing Through Creativity will be held on Monday January 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Ebenezer Baptist Church located at 1530 3rd Ave in Charleston. A continental breakfast will be provided.
The main event, Support? System Down Preview, will be held on Monday, January 14th from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the WV Cultural Center State Theater located in the Capitol Complex at 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East in Charleston. This documentary film will show public officials, community leaders, media and citizens the everyday issues of stress, family, struggle, and suffering that families experience when put through the detrimental, winding maneuvers of the Family Court systems, which are flooded with more cases than can possibly be handled.
List of National Leaders to Appear at Monday Event
Tim McKyer, Former All-Pro Super Bowl Champion Defensive Back is taking his time to help us as a guest speaker. Tim has a wonderful story to tell about the importance of shared parenting all across our nation.
Dr. Linda Nielson, President of ACFC, and Professor of Women's Studies Wake Forest University. She teaches the only college course on father and daughter relationships at a university level in the United States.
Charles Stanley Thorne, Constitutional Law Attorney from Amarillo, TX.
Mike McCormick, Executive Director of ACFC, gives compelling testimony on fighting for shared parenting and the importance a father's role in the lives of their children.
Larry Kerkman, Founder of Children's Rights Initiative for Sharing Parents Equally (CRISPE), travels across the US documenting stories of those at the mercy of a family court system left childless through no fault of their own.
Dr. Stephen Walker, Board Member of the ACFC.
Ron Foster, Region IV Coordinator for MAWAD is the author of studies on Domestic Violence in WV including false allegations.
Tim Fittro, Statewide Director for MAWAD.