PJC EQ Summit on Family Violence Phase 1

Posting Date: 
Monday, November 29, 2021
(Hagatña, Guam) The Pacific Judicial Council (PJC) has partnered with the executive and legislative branches of government in Micronesia to take on the rising level of violence in their islands.
The PJC, composed of chief judges and justices from Guam, the CNMI, Palau, Chuuk, Pohnpei, Yap, Kosrae, and American Samoa, is leading and organizing the charge with a different, yet proven solution termed “EQ” or the emotional quotient of a person - which refers to their ability to manage emotions in a healthy way. “Together as program co-chairs, Chief Justice Cyprian Manmaw of Yap island and I are honored to lead the Pacific Judicial Council in this pioneering and ambitious education outreach. Our judicial counterparts on each island are for the first time ever partnering with the executive and legislative branches to reduce violence throughout Micronesia,” said PJC President, Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood.

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