California

National Sexual Assault Conference

Wednesday, 1 September 2010 to Friday, 3 September 2010
Los Angeles, CA
The Joyful Heart Foundation was honored to be a part of the 2010 National Sexual Assault Conference that convened in Los Angeles in early September. The conference is an annual gathering of sexual assault advocates, counselors, prevention activists, policy makers, community organizers, government officials and others that make up the diverse sexual assault movement. This year, over 900 people attended the conference that was organized around the theme "Building the world we want to live in."
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Transforming Trauma - Los Angeles

Wednesday, 14 July 2010
Los Angeles, CA
On July 14, 2010 the Joyful Heart Foundation held a day-long Transforming Trauma program. This day was part our Heal the Healers program which supports professionals working in the field of trauma recovery to reconnect with their spirits and find a path to continue to do the work in a sustainable and life affirming way.
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Michael Stars Tee Launch Party

Thursday, 11 February 2010
Los Angeles, CA
On Thursday, February 11, Michael Stars teamed up with The Buzz Girls, a network of stylish, professional women in entertainment and lifestyle industries to host the launch event for the limited-edition Joyful Heart tee benefiting Mariska Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation.
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Department of Justice STOP Conference

Tuesday, 2 February 2010
San Francisco, CA

On February 2, 2010, Deputy Associate Attorney General Karol V. Mason, Acting Director for the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Catherine Pierce, and Joyful Heart founder and president Mariska Hargitay addressed nearly 300 attendees at the Services-Training-Officers-Prosecutors (STOP) Conference in San Francisco.

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Joyful Toast

Tuesday, 2 February 2010
Los Angeles, CA
More than 170 supporters of Joyful Heart gathered on a mild, Southern California evening to toast Joyful Heart founder and president, Mariska Hargitay, and to recognize Joyful Heart's work.
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LA Healing and Wellness Kit Service Event

Saturday, 7 November 2009
Los Angeles, CA
On a sunny Saturday morning in LA, the Joyful Heart Foundation joined philosophy on Saturday to raise awareness about the need for domestic violence support services throughout California by building healing and wellness kits for women in crisis shelters. Our goal was to create enough kits to give one to each of the estimated 600 women currently being served in one of Los Angeles County's domestic violence shelters.
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Peace Over Violence Humanitarian Awards

Friday, 6 November 2009
Los Angeles, CA
Mariska Hargitay, accompanied by Joyful Heart Board members, staff and other guests, joined more than 450 civic and community leaders at Peace Over Violence's 38th Annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner.
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Joyful Heart Afternoon Tea

Tuesday, 1 January 2008
Los Angeles, CA
The event was an intimate and festive afternoon tea, to raise awareness and support for Joyful Heart's pioneering mission and innovative programs.
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Joyful Heart Cocktail Party

Tuesday, 1 January 2008
Los Angeles, CA
On a gorgeous Sunday afternoon, 75 guests gathered to celebrate Joyful Heart, our role in launching Hope Shining and our expanded partnerships in LA.
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