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Second Annual Sojo Mojoe Breakfast

May 12 @ 7:45 am - 11:00 am

$50

Sojourner House will be hosting our second annual Sojo MoJoe Breakfast to celebrate and commemorate the anti-violence work we do right here in Rhode Island! We are excited to welcome Alison Bologna from NBC 10 News as our MC, and our keynote guest speaker will be Eesha Pandit. Eesha is a Houston-based author and consultant to social justice organizations. She is the co-founder and managing partner at The Center for Advancing Innovative Policy (CAIP,) and she specializes in working with a broad range of organizations, including community groups, national organizations, local and state leaders, coalitions, as well as funders to create innovative policy advocacy strategies that succeed in fostering progressive policy change and building vital connections across movements.

In addition to Eesha’s keynote address, we will be presenting two (2) awards:
-a Legacy Award, and
-a Survivor Award
recognizing our community partners. Recipients will be announced soon!

The breakfast will be held at the Providence Marriott Downtown, with New Harvest Coffee serving their own coffee blend, “Sojo Mojoe.” There will be an exclusive meet-and-greet with our keynote speak, Eesha Pandit immediately following the event for our VIP ticket holders.

Proceeds from the Sojo MoJoe Breakfast support Sojourner House’s Drop-In Resource Center and residential program for victims of domestic violence. Every day, we offer Help Line support and advocacy, youth programs for children who witness violence, HIV testing and counseling, violence prevention education, safe shelters and transitional housing, and empowerment groups.

For more information on becoming an event sponsor, please contact Vanessa Volz at vvolz@sojournerri.org

Graphic designed by Jessica deBry

Emcee: Alison Bologna, WJAR anchor and studio owner of Shri Yoga

Event Committee Chair: Judy Clare

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Initially founded by a group of students, staff, and alumnae from Brown University, Sojourner House has been serving victims and survivors of domestic violence through a variety of services and education initiatives since 1976. Through our strong network of volunteers, local businesses and professionals, survivors, and community partners, Sojourner House has helped more than 60,000 individuals since its founding and has evolved into a comprehensive service for victims of abuse. The organization’s goal is to help clients rebuild their lives, while creating awareness in the community for the many issues related to domestic abuse. Sojourner House offers a victim helpline, an advocacy and resource center, educational programs, as well as safe haven shelters and transitional housing.

Details

Date:
May 12
Time:
7:45 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
$50
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sojo-mojoe-breakfast-tickets-31496157856

Organizer

Sojourner House
Phone:
(401)861-6191
Email:
info@sojournerri.org
Website:
http://www.sojournerri.org/

Venue

Providence Marriott Downtown
1 Orms St.
Providence, RI 02904 United States