Power of Resilience – Virtual Annual Benefit

2021 Power of Resilience
Virtual Awards Benefit

Tuesday, November 9th
6:00 PM-7:00 PM EST

Violence Intervention Program invites you to join us for a virtual Annual Awards Benefit celebrating nearly four decades of transformational work.

This benefit raises awareness and funds to support VIP’s vital work to end domestic and sexual violence and support victim/survivors and their children and recognizes outstanding individuals who have made major contributions at the intersection of gender, racial and economic justice.

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Betsy Mallow
Manuel Vélez


The Cecilia Gastón Award to
Carmen Rita Wong


U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand


VIP Executive Director, Margarita Guzmán
Survivors’ Stories, in their own words
VIP’s Game-Changing Programs


Critically-acclaimed, Dominican-American singer/songwriter and activist, Roxiny

Learn more about the Benefit’s Honorees + Performers.

Benefit Committee

Ashley Antler
Elsa Rios
Susan and Peter Restler
Doug Grover
Linnaea Tillett
Cecilia Gaston
Rachel Robbins
Elba Montalvo
Linda Manley
Susan Migliaccio
Julie Sandoval

We are grateful for your support
and look forward to celebrating
with you on November 9th!


Our mission is to lead Latinx victims of domestic violence to safety, empower them to live free of violence and reach and sustain their full potential. We pursue our mission by raising community awareness, engaging in activism and providing culturally competent services.

You are also invited you to join our corporate and individual sponsors who are committed to supporting survivors and their children.
More sponsorship details here.

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