Teen Dating Violence Summit
Saturday, February 8, 2014 (10:30am – 3:15am)
Held during Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, PADV’s annual Teens Against Dating Violence Teen Summit will empower teenagers to “expect more and be more” in their relationships. This event also equips adults with the tools necessary to begin conversations with teens about healthy dating relationships. Over the past three years, PADV’s Teen Summit has covered topics including bystander intervention, technology safety, health, bullying, exploitation, and the role the media plays in influencing teen relationships. Next year’s Teen Summit will take place at Primerica Corporate Offices. For more information on our next Teen Summit, click here.
Annual Hearts With Hope Gala
Saturday, May 10, 2014
PADV’s Annual Hearts with Hope Gala is a premier, black tie affair where over 450 corporate and professional leaders gather at the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead to raise awareness and create hope for a domestic violence-free future. The evening will feature a cocktail hour, silent and live auction, dinner and dancing. All money raised during this special evening fund PADV’s general operating budget; without which, we could not provide vital services to women and their children affected by domestic violence. Scheduled on Mother’s Day weekend, this year’s Gala will pay tribute to the women who are so often victims and victors of this crime. Guests are encouraged to bring the mother’s in their lives. Discount room pricing available. For more information on our next Gala, click here.
Domestic Violence in the Workplace Conference
Thursday, October 3, 2013
PADV recognizes that in Georgia 74% of domestic violence victims are employed outside the home. Consequently, Domestic Violence is costing corporations an estimated $8.3 billion annually. PADV’s Domestic Violence in the Workplace conference is a daylong conference created to provide corporate leaders in HR, security and legal a real life Domestic Violence action plan to take into their own company for implementation. To learn more about this year’s Domestic Violence in the Workplace Conference, click here.
Spreading Our Wings Annual Candlelight Vigil
Monday, October 7, 2013
Since October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we take this time to raise awareness of domestic violence, remember those who have been lost and elevate our voices in a call to action bringing hope to survivors. This year PADV hosted our Annual Candlelight Vigil in collaboration with the International Women’s House, Judicial Correction Services, Secur’us House, Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and the Fulton County Solicitor General’s Office of Victim Assistance. Hors d’oeuvres were generously provided by local renowned chef Elliott Farmer. Guest speakers included those affected by domestic violence and a spoken word piece performed by Imani Evans (CEO and Founder of Women Healing Women, Inc.) To view pictures, click here.
Please contact Jennifer Highsmith, Special Events Director at Jennifer.Highsmith@padv.org to learn how you can become involved with any of our upcoming events.