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Program to address sexual harassment in the military

Published: Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 10:10 a.m. CST

LOMBARD – The Lombard Area American Association of University Women will partner with branches from Downers Grove and Elmhurst to host a program Wednesday on sexual harassment in the military.

The events begins at 7 p.m. at First Church of Lombard, 220 S. Main St., and is free to the public.

The speaker at the event is Daniele Hoffman, who enlisted in the Indiana National Guard when she was 17. She will tell about the incidents of sexual harassment and assault she says she experienced while serving.

Hoffman used the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund to pay for her lawsuit against the military. This fund is used to support plantiffs with extreme need for financial and emotional support.

To learn more about this program, contact the Lombard Area American Association of University Women at 630-627-0152.

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