|PADV’s Annual Events|
|Teen Dating Violence SummitEach February, in honor of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, PADV holds a summit for teens. At the summit, teens will participate in workshops focused on healthy relationships, bystander intervention, texting responsibly, teen health, and learn more about the dangers of bullying and exploitation. In addition, adults are welcome to come and hear from teens about what they are experiencing in the dating world today and how adults can support them. The 2012 event featured keynote speaker Johanna Orozco, a survivor of teen dating violence who has been seen on Oprah, ABC’s 20/20, and The View.
|Hearts with HopeOur yearly gala was created to celebrate the thousands of women and children who have been given hope and empowered to thrive as a result of the services provided by PADV. The event is usually attended by 450 + of some of the most prominent individuals and companies in Metro Atlanta. Hearts with Hope is PADV’s signature fundraising event and supports PADV’s general operating expenses. The funds raised make it possible to implement the mission of PADV, to end the crime of intimate partner violence and empowering its survivors possible. The evening features a cocktail hour, a silent and live auction, dinner and dancing. The event is a fabulous garden party, complete with seersucker suits, mint juleps, gorgeous hats and blooming flowers.
|Domestic Violence in the Workplace Conference 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. Learn more about this year’s conference coming up in October.