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Family and Dating Violence Author to Speak at Collin College

Oct. 5, 2016 Free and open to the public, the Rev. Al Miles will present “Divine Privilege: Understanding the Intersection of Spiritual Abuse and Domestic Violence,” from 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Collin College’s Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

Sponsored by the Collin County Council on Family Violence and The Dignity Initiative, the talk is part of the college’s annual campaign to raise awareness and inspire action on issues of violence against and oppression of women. 

Appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Violence Against Women under President George W. Bush, Rev. Miles is a nationally-renowned speaker on family and dating violence. In addition, he is the author of two books “Domestic Violence: What Every Pastor Needs to Know” and “Ending Violence in Teen Dating Relationships: A Resource Guide for Parents and Pastors.”

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Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.