Break the Silence

Community Legal Aid's Break the Silence is a one-day conference focused on serving vulnerable populations who are experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking.


Break the Silence 2023:

Save the date! Break the Silence 2023 is set to take place on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center, 215 S. Depeyster Street, Kent. More details coming soon....



Share at our next event:

Submit a proposal for our 2023 Break the Silence on Thursday, March 16, 2023. This volunteer opportunity gives you a chance to sharpen your presentation skills and share your expertise with fellow advocates. Special consideration will be given to proposals that address the following issues:

  • Elderly survivors
  • ESL survivors, overcoming language barriers with courts, service providers, and other community supports
  • LGBTQIA survivors 
  • Communication challenges related to literacy, speech impediments, and communicative disabilities

Proposals due by September 30, 2022. Selections will be made no later than October 31, 2022. Panelists will be asked to adhere to the planning schedule set out by the planning committee.

Submit a proposal