Building STRONGER GENERATIONS for at-risk women

Dr. Ludy Green to Speak at the American Association of University Women

May 9, 2009

Washington, D.C.: Dr. Ludy Green, the president and founder of Second Chance Employment Services "(SCES)" will be speaking on Domestic Violence at the American Association of University Women "(AAUW)" on Saturday, May 9, 2009.

Dr. Green has over 18 years of Human Resources experience and has been a community activist for women's and children's issues for over 12 years. Her organization Second Chance Employment Services is a nonprofit organization of human-resources professionals who have placed hundreds of adults in meaningful employment positions free of charge. Their mission is to promote financial stability for at-risk women and their dependents through comprehensive employment placement services.

"Dr. Green truly captures her audience with her personal stories about clients," commented Mona Haith, client of Dr. Green. "She's an engaging and inspirational speaker."

AAUW, which advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research, is an important partner of SCES, providing fellowship and grants to clients of SCES, allowing them to pursue graduate education and the opportunity to intern with any department of AAUW to gain personal and professional experience.

The main Meeting of AAUW will highlight the inextricable link between education and employment. Dr. Green will discuss issues pertaining to domestic violence and the importance of financial stability for abused and at-risk women.

Reservations are required to attend this event. To RSVP, contact Nancy Grace Roman at (301) 656-6092 by Thursday, May 7 at 7 pm. Alfio's la Trattoria is located at 4515 Willard Ave., Chevy Chase and can be accessed by the Friendship Heights metro stop.

About Second Chance Employment Services: SCES is the only non-profit organization in existence today that enables victims of domestic violence to secure long-term, meaningful employment by providing them with professional training, counseling and placement services. Since its founding in 2001, SCES has helped more than 2,000 people with legal aid, job training, and psychological services. They have placed more than 600 survivors of domestic violence in significant, lasting occupations.

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