Voices of Courage Spring Luncheon

Voices of Courage Spring Luncheon

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Please Join Us for the
16th Annual Domestic Violence Crisis Center
VOICES OF COURAGE SPRING LUNCHEON

Thursday, May 24, 2018
11:00 a.m. — 2:00p.m.
11:00a.m. Reception and Silent Auction
12:00p.m. Lunch

KEYNOTE SPEAKER, Jackson Katz, Ph.D.

Jackson Katz, Ph.D., is an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media, and masculinities. An author, filmmaker, educator and social theorist, Katz has excelled in gender violence prevention work with diverse groups of men and boys in sports culture and the military, and has pioneered work in critical media literacy.

Katz is the creator and co-founder of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP), which provides sexual harassment and gender violence prevention/leadership training to institutions in the U.S. and around the world, and advocates the ‘bystander approach’ to sexual and domestic violence prevention. He has long been a major figure and thought leader in the growing global movement of men working to promote gender equality and prevent gender violence.

Katz is the author of two critically acclaimed books, The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and
How all Men Can Help, and Man Enough? Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity.His TEDx Talk is titled, “Violence Against Women—it’s a Men’s Issue”. Or you may have seen him in the award-winning documentary, “MissRepresentation.”

2018 VOICES OF COURAGE AWARD RECIPIENT
Jennifer Ellis MacNamara, Chair
Wilton Domestic Violence Task Force

Sponsorships for Voices of Courage Spring Luncheon

Gold Ribbon $15,000
Silver Ribbon $10,000
Blue Ribbon $5,000
Red Ribbon $3,500
Purple Ribbon $2,500
All sponsorships include tables for 10 with acknowledgment in the program (if received by April 25, 2018).
For more information: 203–588–9100 x124 • SpringLuncheon@dvccct.org

This fundraising event raises awareness about domestic violence and highlights ongoing survivor empowerment and support activities. All proceeds from the event go to support services that the DVCC provides to thousands of victims of domestic violence each year. As the agency’s premiere fundraising event, the luncheon affords significant financial support for SafeHouses and critical programs. All services are offered free of cost.

Tags: Sports And Recreation, Seminar




Event Details

Date: May 24, 2018
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Location:
Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa
243 Tresser Boulevard
Stamford, Connecticut 06901
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    "Nice nature center! Has a bunch of hiking trails, farm animals, museum exhibits, farming activities, a large playground, a historic mansion, and a bunch of seasonal activities like spring on the farm and fall in the farm!" Dave P.

  • "...They are friendly, dependable and only make promises they can keep. I won't go anywhere else."
    Nicole S.

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    All of the ingredients for your perfect garden can be found at Gilbertie's Herb Gardens. Look at the coupon section in this calendar for money off specials at Gilberties!

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    “As we age, our homes need to accommodate our changing requirements.... from down-sizing to staying put, form installing grab bars to a full bathroom re-design..."
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    Ellen is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist. Associate ASID.

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