In this episode of Forgotten Voices, you’ll meet Jan Langbein, the CEO of Genesis Women’s Shelter in Dallas Texas.
For over two decades, Jan Langbein has led national efforts to end violence against women and children. Since being appointed by the President of the United States to serve as Senior Policy Advisor on Violence Against Women, she has become a national spokesperson on the scourge of violence that now affects 1 in 3 people. Jan is a recognized expert, and she testifies as an expert in court cases and trains law enforcement and prosecutors to enhance their efforts to end violence against women and children.
Genesis also serves a national need: they’re the host of the annual Conference on Crimes Against Women which provides training to law enforcement, prosecution, social work, victim's advocacy, therapy, probation/parole, campus safety and medicine for professionals and volunteers who work directly with victims of crime from all over the United States.
In this episode, Jan also has advice on what policymakers need to be doing to combat domestic violence in Oklahoma.