V-Day Founder/Artistic Director Eve Ensler Honored At Two Upcoming Events
TOMORROW: Eve Joins Mother Jones For Second Annual Bearing Witness Dinner
On Thursday, October 20, Eve Ensler will be the honored guest at the Mother Jones second annual Bearing Witness Dinner to benefit The Anita Fund and celebrate courageous voices in investigative journalism, human rights, and global justice. This special evening will honor The Anita Fund's support of Mother Jones' reporting on global injustice, including in Haiti, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and within the United States.
The evening will also launch the first annual Anita Roddick Award for Courage in Action, which will be awarded to KOFAVIV, an organization in Port-au-Prince, Haiti established by and for rape survivors, combining support for individual women with the power of grassroots organizing.
Eve To Receive the Peace Over Violence Lifetime Achievement Award At 40th Annual Humanitarian Awards
Peace Over Violence (POV), the first domestic violence and sexual assault agency in Los Angeles, will celebrate their 40th anniversary on Friday October 28th. The annual POV Humanitarian Awards will recognize and honor the work of those who have impacted the lives of survivors and the community at large in innovative, compassionate, and groundbreaking ways. This year, V-Day is pleased to announce that V-Day Founder/Artistic Director Eve Ensler will receive the POV Lifetime Achievement Award.
Established in 1971 by pioneering feminist activists, Peace Over Violence (formerly known as LACAAW) is a sexual and domestic violence, stalking, child abuse, and youth violence prevention center headquartered in Los Angeles. One of the longest standing violence prevention centers in the country, POV has been committed to social service and social change for 40 years. Peace Over Violence is a non-profit, multicultural, community based organization providing intervention and prevention education services with a strong volunteer component.
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