Play about young adult/teen dating violence to be presented at CCAC Allegheny Campus on Tuesday, October 18

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—CCAC is partnering with the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Center for Race and Gender Equity and Prime Stage Theatre to offer You Belong to Me, a play about young adult and teen dating violence. This powerful theatrical production, which portrays the warning signs and escalating pattern of violence in an abusive relationship, will be presented on Tuesday, October 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Foerster Student Services Center auditorium on CCAC’s Allegheny Campus. A panel discussion about dating violence will follow the performance.

The event is free; however, registration is required. To register, email mstevencosnek@ywcapgh.org. Individuals registering a class should indicate the total number of students and teachers who will attend. Attendees are asked to arrive no later than 9:50 a.m. to be seated.

Foerster Student Services Center is located at 808 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa., 15212. For more information, call 412.255.1466.

The event is open to the media, including still/video cameras.

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