SURVIVING AND THRIVING AFTER FAMILY VIOLENCE
AN ART OPENING AND FUNDRAISER FOR SURVIVORS.
23 September 2017 – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
4010 Washington, Kansas City, Missouri
Hon. Martina Peterson * PA Jean Peters Baker * DA Steve Howe
FEATURING ART BY:
Lori Hooten, writer
“I’m a fighter, because I’m a survivor: I’m a survivor from happenings from long ago because “There Is Always Hope.”
Amy Fisher, visual artist
“When trials and tribulations come, hope is the most important thing we can have. It binds us to reality and keeps us afloat.”
Ruthie Becker, visual artist
Ruthie Becker is a survivor and parent of a daughter currently caught in the throes of domestic violence. Ruthie lives and loves from Gallery 504 in the Crossroads of Kansas City.
Jill Huxtable, visual artist
I know first-hand how traumatic family violence is and how difficult it is to get away, how it impacts the rest of our lives. In spite of my experiences, I survived and thrived. My artwork is a testament of hope for those who are in the midst of the turmoil of abuse.
WITH SPECIAL ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION FROM OUR EMCEE, JILLI NEL:
I am a Survivor of Domestic Violence, with a lifetime protection order against my abuser. I now dedicate my life to Shattering the Silence , Being The Voice and saying NO MORE.
AUCTION AND RAFFLE PROCEEDS BENEFIT:
Entertainment and Auction Assistance By:
The Accidental Project
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