Victoria Bell's Story
[The Episcopal Church Women and the Episcopal Women’s Caucus have announced a joint initiative to financially support our Episcopal delegates to the UN Commission on the Status of Women to be held March 14-24, 2016. We also promised to post stories from previous delegates to the UNCSW and the stories of our delegates this year.]
VICTORIA'S STORY: In her own words
Violence against women and girls has always been my passion both in feminism and in the church. After focusing on this topic in my research at the University of Michigan, I was delighted to accept a position as a shelter advocate and case manager at a Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault shelter - working with survivors and their families daily. I am thrilled to have been selected to be a part of this delegation to continue this important work. I look forward to gaining input from the Episcopal community as I contribute to our platform, learning from my fellow delegates during preparations, creating a network and being inspired by the work of conference attendees, and returning from New York with rich and exciting experiences to share! Thank you for your prayers and support.
Seven of the 18 delegates have responded to our invitation to assist them in raising the $4,000 needed to attend the gathering in New York City. Any amount you can give will help. We invite you to send donations via the EWC “Margo Fund," by clicking here, www.episcopalwomenscaucus.org/join.htm.