Past Events

 

2013

APRIL

April 10 - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona State University/Undergraduate Student Government.  “Whose Problem Is It Anyway? Education & Leadership Breaking the Cycle of Violence.”  Kickoff new lecture series. Media.  Q&A.

MAY
May 10 - San Antonio, TX
Family Violence Prevention Services Inc./Battered Women and Children’s Shelter of Bexar County.  Annual Honoring Mothers Luncheon keynote, Q&A, media.  For more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

May 15 – Dallas, TX Dallas
CASA Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention – VIP reception, luncheon keynote, media, booksigning. For more information please contact Mindy Morse This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

AUGUST
August 17 – Fort Worth, TX

Safe City Commission Inc. A Private Family Matter: Perspectives on Domestic Violence on Domestic Violence and Child Abuse. Event keynote, media, booksigning. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OCTOBER
October 9 – Newtown Square, PA 
Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County.  Celebrating DAP’s 35th Anniversary.  Reception keynote, booksigning, media.  For more information, please visit  www.dapdc.org.

October 10 – Virginia Beach, VA 
Samaritan House “100 Men” Standing Up to Domestic Violence Celebration.  Event keynote, booksigning, media.  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

October 17 – Austin, TX 

SafePlace  Domestic Violence Prevention & Awareness.  Luncheon keynote, VIP reception, booksigning, facility tour, media. Please contact Arianne for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 NOVEMBER
November  9 – Amelia Island, FL 
Micah's Place - 10 Year Diamond Celebration. Dinner keynote, VIP reception, booksigning, media. Please contact Shawndra Riffey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

2012

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

FEBRUARY
FEBRUARY
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
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
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. www.childcrisiselp.org

MAY
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. www.actabuse.org

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

JULY
JULY 18 -- Baskin Ridge, New Jersey
Verizon Foundation Media, presentation, interview.  A New Campaign to Prevent Domestic Violence with James Brown. http://www.verizonfoundation.org/yourvoicecounts

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

SEPTEMBER
SEPTEMBER 19 -- Los Angeles, California
Cal State University Dominguez Hills.  Lecturer, booksigning. www.csudh.edu/

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

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.