Thursday, Mar 21, 6-9 PM

Standing in Solidarity with Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Loyola University New Orleans
Getting there
6363 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA

Standing in Solidarity with Survivors is a benefit for the Family Justice Center and is part of the annual Feminist Festival presented by the Women's Resource Center at Loyola University New Orleans. It will open with a wine and cheese reception. Attendees are welcome to purchase raffle tickets for donated items and or bid on items donated for a silent auction. The forum will begin at 7:00 p.m. with a screening of "Five Awake" directed by Donna Dees and Susan Willis. After the screening, a panel of experts will discuss the struggle to prevent and respond to domestic violence. Panelists include: Ms. Charmaine Caccioppi, Executive VP, CEO United Way Southeast Louisiana Ms. Donna Dees, director and producer "Five Awake" Ms. Kim Sport, attorney, first Chairwoman, Louisiana Commission to Prevent Domestic Violence Dr. Rae Taylor, Chair, Criminology and Justice, Loyola University New Orleans Ms. Amanda Tonkovich, Counselor Family Justice Center