Past Events


JANUARY 12 -- Bell Gardens, California
Bell Gardens High School: Assembly, classroom visits

2 -- Los Angeles, California
A Window Between Worlds Art for Healing: Guest speaker, auctioneer, booksigning

FEBRUARY 26-28 -- Washington, DC
National Network to End Domestic Violence 2nd World Conference of Women’s Shelters: Keynote, media, booksigning

MARCH 4 -- Los Angeles, California
Joyful Heart at the House of Blues: Presentation and media with son Eli Rivas

MARCH 7 -- Memphis, Tennessee
YWCA Annual Luncheon: Keynote, media, booksigning

APRIL 10 -- Ridgefield, Connecticut
Leir Family Center, The Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield County, Inc., & the Fairfield Police Department : How Men Can Become a Solution to Domestic Violence: Conference keynote, Q&A, booksigning

APRIL 26 -- El Paso, Texas
Child Crisis Center of El Paso: Protecting Our Children, Preserving Our Future. Keynote, booksigning.

MAY 3  -- Manhattan Beach, California 
Mira Costa High School Pace Assembly: Keynote, Q&A classroom visits.  

MAY 8 -- Fort Myers, Florida
ACT (Abuse Counseling & Treatment) Pace, and Children’s Advocacy: Speak Up, Breaking the Cycle of Abuse.  VIP reception, keynote, booksigning, media.

MAY 21-22 -- Cheyenne, Wyoming
Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne Back-a-Kid Breakfast.  Keynote, media, booksigning.

JULY 18 -- Baskin Ridge, New Jersey
Verizon Foundation Media, presentation, interview.  A New Campaign to Prevent Domestic Violence with James Brown.

AUGUST 12 -- Torrance, California
Rowdy Ridge Camp Summerfest Benefit.

SEPTEMBER 19 -- Los Angeles, California
Cal State University Dominguez Hills.  Lecturer, booksigning.

OCTOBER 3 -- Concord, California
STAND FOR FAMILIES FREE OF VIOLENCE. VIP gathering, keynote, booksigning.   

OCTOBER 7 -- Santa Barbara, California
Domestic Violence Solutions of Santa Barbara Country  Keynote, media, Q&A, booksigning.

OCTOBER 11 --  Winston Salem, North Carolina
Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina, Family Services, Inc., Wake Forest University: Home Safe.  Keynote, Q&A, booksigning.