Events

  • Feb. 2017 Visited So Kingstown HS’s Clothesline Project by Ms Murphy’s students
  • Feb 2017 Presented to student body at St Mary Academy-BayView
  • Feb 2017 Trained faculty at Mystic MS
  • Feb 2017 Presented to 8th grade class at Mystic MS
  • Feb 2017 Presented to Junior & Senior class at Johnston HS
  • Jan 2017 Trained Cranston School Dept administrators
  • Jan 2017 Parent presentation at Wm Davies Career & Tech HS
  • Jan 2017 Trained faculty at Johnston HS
  • Dec 2016 Trained RI National Guard unit
  • Nov 2016 Panelist at RWU School of Law (Women’s Law Society & Family Law Society) Domestic Violence Panel presentation
  • Nov 2016 dating violence panelist at MASS/MASC Conference in Hyannis
  • Oct 2016 Presented to RIC Personal Health class
  • Oct 2016  Trained 76 school staff at our All Day Workshop
  • Oct 2016 LABMF’s IMAGINE 2016 Fundraiser Dinner
  • Oct 2016 Presented at the RI Family Court’s Safe Passages Conference
  • June 2016 Presented to students at Nathaneal Greene MS
  • May 2016 Presented to ST Mary Academy-Bay View senior class
  • April 2016 Presented to entire student body at Mt Pleasant HS
  • March 2016 Trained 66 staff at 2 after school trainings
  • March 2016 Trained staff at Barrington Christian Academy
  • Feb 2016 Spoke at RICADV’s press conference
  • Feb 2016 Presentation to Freshman Class at St Mary Academy-Bay View
  • Feb 2016 Presentation to Upper Class at Rocky Hill School
  • Feb 2016 Guest on Dr Mari Dias, Gracepointe Grief Radio talk Show
  • Feb 2016 Presentation to junior class at Shea HS
  • Jan 2016 Presentation to senior class at Lincoln School
  • Nov 2015 Afterschool Workshop for school staff
  • Oct 2015 All-Day Workshop for school staff
  • Oct 2015 IMAGINE Fundraiser
  • Sept 2015 Trained staff at Rocky Hill School
  • May 2015 Presentation to senior class at St Mary Academy-Bay View
  • May 2015 Trained staff at Tolman HS, Shea HS, Goff JH, Jenks JH, Slater JH
  • April 2015 Presentation to Lincoln School Juniors & Seniors
  • April 2015 Presentation to Rogers High School student body
  • March 2015 Presentation for Westerly parents
  • March 2015 3 hr Afterschool Workshop for RI School Staff
  • March 2015 Presentation to Wm Davies Career & Tech HS parents
  • March 2015 Presentation to Woonsocket HS students
  • Feb 2015 2 Presentations to Woonsocket HS students
  • Feb 2015 Presentation to St Mary Academy-Bay View freshman class
  • Feb 2015 Presented prizes to winners of Card Design Contest
  • Feb 2015 Trained staff at Exeter W Greenwich HS
  • Jan 2015 Trained staff at West Bay Collaborative
  • Jan 2015 Trained staff at Lincoln School
  • Dec 2014 Trained staff at Jenks JH & JW School for the Arts HS
  • Dec 2014 Trained staff at Pilgrim HS
  • Dec 2014 Presentation to freshman & soph classes @ Narraganset HS
  • Nov 2014 Awareness table at Roger Wm MS for parents/students
  • Nov 2014 3 hr after school training held for RI teachers at LMS
  • Nov 2014 Taught dating violence to 2 RIC health classes
  • Oct 2014 Trained 54 teachers at our All-Day Workshop for teachers
  • Oct 2014 IMAGINE 2014
  • Oct 2014 Attended RWU Silent Witness March
  • Sep 2014 Presentation at Mt Hope HS for soph & jr classes
  • Sep 2014 Trained staff at St. Mary’s Home for Children
  • Sep 2014 Trained staff St. Luke’s School
  • Sep 2014 Trained staff at Martin MS & Riverside MS
  • Sep 2014 Trained staff at East Providence High School
  • Aug 2014 Trained staff at Overbrook Academy
  • Aug 2014 Trained staff at Rocky Hill School
  • Aug 2014 Trained staff at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School
  • 2014 sponsored the student-led “Clothesline Project” in 7 RI high schools
  • May 2014 Presentation to female students @ Mt Pleasant HS
  • May 2014 Presentation to students @ Met School Newport
  • May 2014 Presentation to seniors @ St Mary’s Academy-Bay View
  • May 2014 2014 Poster contest judging
  • May 2014 Trained staff at LaSalle Academy
  • May 2014 Training @ NEngland Assn of School Nurses Conference
  • March 2014 Presented 3 afterschool workshops for RI teachers
  • March 2014 Trained staff at Esek Hopkins Middle School
  • March 2014 Presented to students @ Trinity Acad of Performing Arts
  • March 2014 Trained staff at Times2 Academy
  • March 2014 Trained staff at Martin Middle School
  • March 2014 Awareness table at NK LINKS Women’s Nite Out
  • March 2014 Workshop for health teachers @ EDA-AAHPERD Conference
  • Feb 2014 Presentation to Freshman Class/Bay View Academy
  • Dec 2013 Trained staff at Harmony Hill School
  • Nov 2013 Trained staff at Burrillville HS
  • Nov 2013 CrossFit South Kingstown fundraiser for LABMF
  • Nov 2013 Awareness table at MT Pleasant HS Health Fair
  • Nov 2013 Presentation for students at Barlett Jr Sr HS, Webster MA
  • Nov 2013 Trained staff at Tiverton HS
  • Oct 2013 Held all-day workshop at RIC for RI/CT/MA teachers
  • Oct 2013 Trained staff at Winman JH
  • Oct 2013 Posters given to RICSNT’s at conference
  • Oct 2013 IMAGINE dinner fundraiser for LABMF
  • Oct 2013 Panel presentation at Roger Wm Univ School of Law
  • Oct 2013 Trained staff at Tiverton MS
  • Sep 2013 Presentation for parents at Cole MS
  • Sep 2013 Trained staff at Segue IFL school
  • Sep 2013 Trained staff at Rogers HS & Thompson MS
  • 2013 Trained Block Island School staff
  • Aug 2013 Trained Central Falls HS & Calcutt MS staff
  • Aug 2013 Trained 90 RA’s at Roger Wm Univ
  • May 2013 Presentation to 500 girls @ Nathaniel Greene MS
  • May 2013 Trained RI School for the Deaf staff
  • May 2013 Trained special ed & mental health staff at Cumberland School Distric
  • May 2013 Trained staff at Valley Community School
  • April 2013 Had awareness table & spoke at CCRI’s DV Awareness Event
  • April 2013 Trained staff at Ricci MS, No Providence
  • April 2013 Training for TA’s held at No.Kingstown HS
  • April 2013 Trained faculty at Wickford MS
  • April 2013 Presenation at E Greenwich Rotary luncheon
  • April 2013 Presentation at St Marys Academy-Bay View for entire student body
  • April 2013 Two RI school staff trainings held at RIC
  • March 2013 RI School staff training held at RIC
  • Feb 2013 Private mtg w. VP Joe Biden at the WH; attended WH Program for Nat TDV Prev Month
  • Jan 2013 Trained faculty at Exeter-W Greenwich JH
  • Jan 2013 Trained faculty at Chariho HS, Chariho MS, Chariho Career & Tech Ctr
  • Jan 2013 Trained faculty at Mt Hope HS
  • Dec2012 Trained faculty at Ferri Middle School
  • Nov 2012 Crossfit Southkingstown held fundraiser for LABMF www.crossfitsouthkingstown.com
  • Nov 2012 Trained health teachers at Chariho Middle & High Schools
  • Oct 2012 Presentation to Salve U students
  • Oct 2012 Parent presentation at Jenks JH in Pawtucket
  • Oct 2012 Panel presenter for the Family Law Society at Roger Wm Univ School of Law
  • Oct 2012 IMAGINE dinner dance fundraiser for LABMF
  • Sept 2012 All day workshop for health teachers & school staff held Sep 28.
  • Sep 2012* Presentations for parents at Cole Middle School
  • Sep 2012 Ann appeared on Katie Couric show on ABC
  • Aug 2012 Trained Rhode Island College RA’s this month!
  • Aug 2012 Ann was in NYC taping the first episode of the new Katie Couric talk show to be aired on Sept. 10, 4pm on ABC. Topic: dating violence
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  • Aug 2012 Attended US DOE, Office of Safe & Healthy Students Nat. Conference on Improving Conditions for Learning (Gender Violence, Bullying, Discipline, Behavioral Health, School Safety)
  • July-Aug 2012 Presentations given to RI Rotary Clubs: North Kingstown, Warwick, Wakefield, Cumberland/Lincoln
  • May-June 2012 Prizes awarded to all middle & high school poster contest winners
  • April 2012 Winners of LABMF’s high school & middle school poster contests have been chosen. Check them out on our website!
  • March 2012 Presented to Pegasus students at LaSalle Academy
  • March 2012 Presentation to the CT Parole & Probation Officers Assn at their conference.
  • March 2012 Presentation for Johnston SD faculty
  • March 2012 Presented at AAHPERD Nat’l Conference, Boston
  • Feb 2012 RITDVAM Flash Mob Dance at Kennedy Plaza!!!!!! see our Facebook page to view video
  • Feb 2012 Ann Burke appeared on Rhode Show, Ch 12 w. Deb Debare from RICADV…see our Facebook page to view video
  • Feb 2012 w. RICADV, DayOne, KBEP for Feb RITDVAM Kick-off event w. Champions for Change awards going to US Sen Whitehouse for his national tdv prevention work, RI Sen Lanzi for helping to pass the Lindsay Ann Burke Act; Dawn Romans, teacher and Tracy Jennerwein school soc wkr & youth group for their prevention efforts p=.
  • RI Sen. Lanzi and US Sen. Whitehouse
  • Feb 2012 NPR RI aired Ann’s personal essay on their “This I Believe” series go to http://www.wrni.org/this-i-believe.html
  • Jan 2012 Presentation at annual conference of Nat Assn Secretaries of State
  • Jan 2012 Presentation given at Coventry HS
  • Dec 2011 Met with Senator Whitehouse’s staff re: RI efforts for February NTDVAM
  • Dec 2011 Attended 2 mtgs at White House w. VP Biden’s staff & Lynn Rosenthal,WH Advisor on DV re: dating violence policies & education in schools & ideas for Feb. Nat Teen Dating Violence Month
  • Dec 2011 Trained staff at Woonsocket’s 2 Middle Schools
  • Dec 2011 Participated in Time to Talk Day at Liz Claiborne’s NYC headquarters
  • Dec 2011 Trained students in Weber Hall, RIC
  • Nov 2011 Presented to students at Weber Dorm, Rhode Island College
  • Nov 2011 Trained new teachers at South Kingstown School Dept.
  • Oct 2011 Trained 60 student members of the Tiverton HS Peer Helping Network
  • 2011 Presented all-day workshop for RI health teachers
  • Sept 2011 Ann appeared on ABC’s “The View” with VP Joe Biden and victim Johanna Orozco.
  • Sept 2011 parent training done at Cole Middle School, EG
  • Sept 2011 Ann & Chris Burke met privately with Vice-President Joe Biden & Dr. Jill Biden at their DC residence before attending the Reception for the 17th Anniversary of VAWA

 

  • Jill Biden, Chris Burke, Vice-President Joe Biden, Ann Burke

img_0359Bill Mitchell, David Mitchell, Michele Mitchell, Ann Burke, Chris Burke, Gary Cuccia, Sharon Love, Lexie Love

img_0357Debbie Lee,Futures Without Violence & Chris Burke

Dr. Jill Biden, Gary Cuccia, Vice-President Joe Biden

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Ann Burke, LABMF; Robin Read, CEO NFWL, Bobbi Sudberry, Kaitys Way

img_0092Ann and USDOE Secretary Arne Duncan

img_0093Kevin Jennings Asst Dep Sec, Off of Safe/Drug Free Schools

img_0094USDOE Sec Arne Duncan giving keynote speech

  • April 2011 – presented Train the Trainer DVD workshop for RI school staff
  • Feb 2011 – presentation given Ponagansett HS for Parents/Students
  • Dec 2010 – 2 all-day workshops for teachers/advocates in Louisiana, sponsored by Louisiana Appleseed, LACADV, and LA Dept of Ed. Click here to view article in LA’s Advocate http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/latest/111769574.htmlshowAll=y&c=y
  • Nov 2010 – staff training Bridgham Middle School
  • Nov 2010 – staff training at Ponagansett High School
  • Oct 2010 – LABMF annual fundraiser “Imagine” dinner dance
  • Sept 2010 – all-day workshop for RI health teachers held 9/30
  • Sept 2010 – Ann attended VP Biden’s Reception for the 16th Anniversary of VAWA, at his DC residence
  • Sept 2010 – Coventry High School staff trained
  • Sept 2010 – Cumberland HS & MS Health/PE teachers trained
  • August 2010 – Burrillville High School Health/PE & Unified Arts teachers trained
  • August 2010 – Rhode Island College Resident Assistants trained
  • May 2010 – parent training Winman Jr High
  • May 2010 – parent training Gorton Jr High
  • April 2010 – Unsung Hero Award received by Ann Burke at the US House of Representatives. Ann was nominated by Sally Schaeffer of the Family Violence Prevention Fund and was one of three advocates honored. This celebration was sponsored by Investigation Discovery, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, National Network to End Domestic Violence, and Women’s Policy, Inc. Paula Zahn was emcee and presented the awards. Ann was introduced by Congresswomen Jan Schakowsky (D-IL).

Chris & Ann Burke, after receiving the Unsung Hero Award for Women’s Issues, sponsored by Investigation Discovery

Paula Zahn with Chris & Ann at the House of Representatives

The 3 recipients of the Unsung Heroes Award at the House of Representatives were Ann Burke, Peter Rivers, and Lilada Gee

Congresswoman Jan Schakowski (D-IL), Co-Chair of Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues introduced Ann at the Unsung Heroes Celebration in the House of Representatives

  • April 2010 – parent training at Westerly Middle School
  • April 2010 – staff training at Hope High School
  • April 2010 – staff training at Narragansett Pier Middle School
  • March 2010 – training for health/PE student teachers at University of Rhode Island
  • March 2010 – staff training for Cranston High School West and Cranston HS East
  • Feb2010 – staff training at Riverside Middle School
  • Feb 2010 – Jamestown Lawn School parent training
  • Feb 2010 – Ann presented to Parent group at Portsmouth High School and part of panel on keeping teens safe
  • Jan 2010 – Ann interviewed for Fox & Friends http://www.foxnews.com/search-results/m/28407951/mother-turning-tragedy-into-teaching-tool.htm#q=lindsay+ann+burke+act
  • Dec 2009 – Ann, Karen & SK students featured on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric…Lindsay Ann Burke Act featured http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=5882755n
  • Dec 2009 – Time to Talk Day, Liz Claiborne Inc, NYC, Ann was interviewed by several radio talk show hosts including Alan Colmes and mommy bloggers
  • Nov 2009 – interviewed by Katie Couric for CBS Evening News
  • Nov 2009 – trained staff at Westerly High School
  • Nov 2009 – trained staff at Cumberland High School
  • Nov 2009 – trained new staff in So. Kingstown School Dept
  • Nov 2009 – health teacher training for Norwalk HS, Brien McMahon HS, & Greenwich HS, CT
  • Oct 2009 – Wilbur & McMahon Middle School staff trained
  • Oct 2009 – spoke at Silent Witness program at Johnson & Wales Univ
  • Sept 2009 – all-day training for RI health teachers
  • Sept 2009 – St Mary Academy-Bay View staff trained
  • Sept 2009 – Jamestown Lawn School staff trained
  • Sept 2009 – presentation at the Nat. Foundation of Women Legislators Annual Conference in N. Mexico
  • August 2009 – RA’s at Rhode Island College trained in tdv
  • July 2009 – Ann was a presenter at a panel discussion on school policy at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations Start Strong Youth Initiative Conference in San Francisco, hosted by Family Violence Prevention Fund
  • June 2009 – Testimony of Ann, June 10 at the US Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on VAWA http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/hearing.cfm?id=3898

 

Chris and Ann Burke with Sally Schaeffer from the Family Violence Prevention Fund and Leila George-Wheeler, Professional Staff Member on the Committee of the Senate Judiciary directly following my testimony

Chris and Ann Burke with Gabrielle Union, actress, after the hearing

  • June 2009 – BlogTalkRadio interview: “Tough Talk with Tamika” blogtalkradio.com/toughtalkwithtamika
  • May 2009 – North Kingstown United Methodist Church Women’s Club tdv training
  • April 2009 – Rhode Island College presentation
  • April 2009 – Kickemuit MS staff training
  • April 2009 – Parent training for Cranston School District held at CHSW
  • April 2009 – RI school staff training held at CCMS
  • March 2009 – Roger Williams University Women’s Center made Ann an honorary member
  • March 2009 – Ann & Karen received the RIAHPERD 2008 Meritorious Service Award
  • March 2009 – RI school staff training
  • March 2009 – Middletown High School parent training
  • March 2009 – Gorton Jr High faculty training
  • March 2009 – Providence health teacher training
  • March 2009 – Middletown High School “Natural Helpers” training
  • February 2009 – Winman JH parent training
  • February 2009 – Winman JH faculty training
  • February 2009 – Portsmouth High School parent training
  • February 2009 – Providence health teacher training
  • January 2009 – health teacher training for West Warwick School Dept
  • January 2009 – school nurse-teacher training for RICSNT
  • January 2009 – administrator training for Cranston School Dept
  • January 2009 – administrator & mental health professional training at West Warwick School Dept
  • January 2009 – health teacher training for Providence School Department
  • January 2009 – ABC World News featuring S.Kingstown Schools and Ann, Karen Murphy, Martha Barbera go to http://abcnews.go.com/WN/story?id=6586148&page=1
  • January 2009 – staff training at Middletown High School
  • January 2009 – staff training at Cole Middle School
  • December 2008 – staff training at South Kingstown High School
  • December 2008 – health teacher training in Cranston School Department
  • December 2008 – staff training at Curtis Corner Middle School
  • December 2008 – parent training at Central Falls High School
  • December – participated in It’s Time To Talk Day at Liz Claiborne headquarters in NYC. Interviewed by several talk radio shows and formally introduced MADE, our new national advocacy group for dating violence education, see loveisnotabuse.com/made

 

Ann Burke, Anne Glauber of Ruder Finn Inc, Elizabeth Crecente, and Kim Davidson (Ann, Elizabeth (www.jennifershope.org), and Kim are mothers whose daughters were murdered by ex-boyfriends)

Chris Burke with Alan Colmes after being interviewed for Alan’s talk radio show

  • December – Redbook article introducing MADE (Moms and Dads for Education to stop teen dating abuse)
  • November – Parent Training in East Greenwich
  • November – Presented at the National Foundation of Women Legislators Conference in Sarasota, FL, along with RI Atty General Patrick Lynch and the Liz Claiborne Corp.
  • November – parent awareness training in East Greenwich, RI
  • November – trained staff of Barrington Middle and High Schools
  • November – all-day health teacher training
  • October – all-day health teacher training
  • September-June – after school workshops for RI school staff offerred at Curtis Corner Middle School and Davies Career & Technical HS, Lincoln