Workshop on gender-based violence in Newburgh

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The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center is hosting "From Victim to Victor," a workshop on gender-based violence, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 14.

Marla Hanson will be presenting at the workshop. The workshop will feature information on gender-directed violence in our society, the impact of the criminal justice system on the healing process and how to transform violence victimization into a source of strength and a powerful force for change.

Hanson was assaulted in 1986. During the trial, she was subjected to controversial cross-examination by a defense attorney. Since the trial, Hanson has been an advocate for crime victims' Rights.

The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required.

The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center is located at 147 Lake St. in Newburgh.

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For more information and to register, call 845-562-5365.

The nonprofit Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center aims to provide "high-quality, comprehensive, primary and preventative health care services."

The center provides more than 17,000 adults and children in the region with comprehensive health care and has a staff of more than 250 employees.

The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center has locations at the Kaplan Family Pavilion, 147 Lake St., in Newburgh; 91 Blooming Grove Turnpike in New Windsor; Lipman Dental Center at 147 Lake St. and 100 Broadway, both in Newburgh; the Center for Recovery at 3 Commercial Place in Newburgh; and WIC at 147 Lake St.

The administrative offices are at 2570 Route 9W, suite 10, in Cornwall, and can be reached by phone at 845-220-3100 or fax at 845-534-2940.

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