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Register now for our March webinar:

Gang Violence and Domestic Violence
Thursday, March 19th
12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern

This webinar focuses on an emerging area of interest – the intersection of domestic violence and gang violence. This session explores the relationship between family violence and community violence,  barriers that victims of gang-affiliated batterers and/or victims who are gang-affiliated themselves face in accessing domestic violence services, and strategies for better serving this population. This session considers how domestic violence service providers can work with gang intervention agencies to best serve communities impacted by gang violence, highlighting the early success of the Los Angeles Gang and Domestic Violence Nexus Committee.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the prevalence and basic dynamics of gang violence
  • Identify unique barriers that victims of gang-affiliated batterers and/or victims who are gang-affiliated themselves face in accessing domestic violence services
  • Consider strategies for collaboration with community violence agencies to best serve this population as victims and survivors of domestic violence 


Presented by:  


Eve F. Sheedy, Esq. is Counsel for Domestic Violence Policy in the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.   In this capacity, she works with prosecutors, judges, service providers and others to protect the safety and rights of domestic violence victims and their children. Eve is the Chair of the Los Angeles City Task Force, Founder and Co-Chair of the Los Angeles City Task Force DV/Gang Nexus Committee and a member of Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Death Review Team.  Eve is an elected Board Member of the statewide domestic violence coalition, the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence.  Eve has been a leader in the effort in the City of Los Angeles to bring together those working in the field of domestic violence and those working in the field of gang violence.  In conjunction with Channel 35, she produced “Violence Connected” a film about the overlap of domestic violence and gang violence.  She has been honored by both the County and City of Los Angeles for her work in this area.  

Prior to her position at the City Attorney’s Office, Eve headed the Domestic Violence Prosecution Unit at the Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office.  Thereafter, Eve founded WorkSafe, a domestic violence threat assessment and management company.  She has also worked as a civil litigator, focusing on First Amendment litigation and a Deputy Public Defender. 
Eve graduated with Honors from Phillips Exeter Academy, she received her B.A. from Haverford College, where she was a member of the first group of women accepted.  She attended Boston University School of Law, receiving her J.D. in 1984.  

Kenny Green
is the Program Manager of the Gang Intervention Department at the Toberman Neighborhood Center that has been serving the community since 1903. Toberman offers a holistic approach to social services through three main areas of programming: Toberman Academy for the Youth, Family Resource Center and Gang Intervention. Kenny has dedicated his life in working with youth and young adults in the Harbor Area. For the last 18 years, he has worked in Toberman’s Gang Intervention Program with a track record of working with multi-ethnic groups.  His years of training give him a theoretical and practical understanding of the best practices of both the medical model and the revisionist ethnic-cultural competency model, as well as possessing a theoretical and practical understanding of the psycho/socio concept of alternation. 

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