Author Jason Irby Among Panelist To Discuss Domestic Violence During Communication Week at The University Of Central Arkansas (UCA)

Jason Irby, author of Love Within Life: So, You Want To Stop Violence? will participate as a panelist at The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) Second Annual Communication Week.  The event is hosted by UCA’s Department of Communication.

The panel will answer questions, give comments and opinions, and will be moderated by Kandi Hughes, UCA Legal Counsel. The forum is scheduled for October 27, 2014 in the Student Center Ballroom at 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

UCA Second Annual Communication Week Panelists

Dr. Rifat Akhter – UCA Department of Sociology

Teri Edens – Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Jason Irby – Author and Humanitarian

Reesa Ramsahal – UCA Counseling Center

Natalie Shock – UCA Athletic Department

Irby is an author, humanitarian, and poet who recently released the fourth book in the Love Within Life series: So, You Want To Stop Violence?


Irby is addressing the issues surrounding the subject of violence including a leading topic of domestic violence.   Irby is described as a prolific and thought-provoking writer addressing the topic of domestic violence through several poems within his book, such as, “When a Flower Falls,” “Where Is Your Woman,” “Beauty Denied,” and more.

Irby’s unique perspective of popular subjects is also revealed when he addresses other violence related issues, such as, child abuse, peer pressure, bullying, and other inappropriate behaviors.

Irby has conducted several events to promote violence awareness since releasing his book on June 14, 2014.  He continues to urge the sports leagues (NFL, NBA, NCAA, etc) to uphold personal conduct policies including adhering to their established domestic violence rules.

Irby has also addressed rap and hip-hop’s role in promoting inappropriate behavior. Rap and hip-hop has recently been touted as one of the top influences on cultural expressions of black youth and the sports leagues.

Community leaders and organizations have joined and participated at events sponsored by Irby during the last several months.

 “I will continue my effort to bring attention to the issues surrounding violence.  For the sake of our youth and future, it is my wish that people will choose wellness over violence,” said Irby.

Irby has also been feature in several publications for his contributions and community efforts.

You can learn more about Irby’s effort to address violence and the effort to enhance community by visiting and

Irby’s “Stop Violence” blog,, is a top WordPress destination.



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