Inspired by the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 57th session theme, Southern Utah University will host a March 27-28 conference focusing on the issue of "Men, Women, and Violence: Everyone Matters." Sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies minor and the Community Engagement Center, the conference wil l explore practical paths of action along with theoretical constructs that relate to issues of violence and gender. Professionals, academics, students, and community members are invited to participate in presentations, panel discussions, poster sessions, films, and workshops. The conference will host local community organizations and provide resources and workshops for participants' education and empowerment. In addition, SUU will host a featured presenter whose memoir about domestic violence will be integrated into a variety of classes.