For release on November 8, 2016   CONTACT: Terry Harman, Assistant District Attorney (408) 792-2826   ACTOR AND ACTIVIST SHARON STONE JOINS DA’S CAMPUS SEX ASSAULT SYMPOSIUM  
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Actor and Activist Sharon Stone has confirmed that she will participate in the upcoming “One Voice” Campus Sexual Assault Symposium, sponsored by the District Attorney’s Office. Ms. Stone will read from excerpts from the historic letter penned by Emily Doe, the victim in the Brock Turner case.

The day-long symposium will be held at Santa Clara University on Fri., Nov. 18. The conference is intended to raise national awareness about campus sexual assaults and to share solutions about how to protect students and survivors. DA Rosen will oversee a joint signing of a memorandum of understanding, aimed at fostering close cooperation between schools and public safety agencies.

"I'm honored to participate in this valuable symposium," Ms. Stone said.

Special guest speakers include Harvard Law School sex assault survivor Kamilah Willingham, activist Kevin Powell, Congresswoman Jackie Speier, and CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield. The invitation-only symposium will be live-streamed for the public. The media is encouraged to attend.

The symposium will address topics such as the culture of rape and best campus safety measures. Ms. Willingham will tell her survivor’s story. Ms. Banfield will moderate a panel discussion.

What: Campus Sexual Assault Symposium

Friday, November 18, 2016
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Santa Clara University
Locatelli Student Activity Center
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
By invitation only
Live-stream available to the public Attachments:

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