Bringing our community together under the theme Many Stars - One Universe, we heard from our 2021 Champions, received bids on a fun and exciting auction, and celebrated our commitment
to fostering change in the lives of victims of domestic and sexual violence.
This celebration was the highlight in a 2020/2021 year of events that commemorated our founders, and shone a light on the profound impact that the Center has made in ending interpersonal violence, and build strong new partnerships for the future of anti-violence work.
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Everyone had a great time at the virtual Champions for Change event, and saw amazing heartfelt interviews with the honorees, V, and Michael Bolton.
These bidders won a wonderful item from our auction. They'll have a portrait created from this photo of their travels. Congratulations to these two happy winners and all the bid-winners that contributed so generously to our auction!
Chris Bradford was a student in the Center on Domestic Violence’s Program on Gender-Based Violence. A member of the program’s eleventh cohort, Chris completed his studies in July of 2012.
Chris died suddenly and tragically on July 13, 2017. In the wake of his death, alumni from his cohort created the Chris Bradford Awesomeness Award to honor students and alumni who embody Chris's passionate spirit.
Successful nominees for this award include students and alumni who:
The 2021 award recipient will receive formal recognition at the Center’s Champions for Change virtual gala 6:30-7:30pm MT, March 3, 2021.
About Brooke Ely-Milen
The pre-show will include music by Sreeja - a local R & B singer songwriter. Sreeja will be accompanied by guitarist Brandon Craven.
Leopold Brothers Distillery, a locally owned and operated small batch distillery located in north Denver, has created a specialty drink to help us celebrate this auspicious occasion. The Blackberry Bramble is purple in color in honor of the domestic violence awareness ribbon. Leopold mixologist, Alex, will demonstrate how the Bramble is made.
Make a little something special to toast the Center on our 20th anniversary!
Our Thanks to this amazing team for their hard work on this event.
Mary Pat DeWald
Alan O' Hashi
Keri Christiansen and Kelli Kindel
Thank You to our In-Kind Supporters
Special Recognition to the Video Wizards
Thanks Again to Our Generous Lead Sponsors