2012 Conference

  • 2012 Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference

    In 2012, the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) and the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) collaborated for the first Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference to address issues of domestic violence and sexual assault for advocates and allied professionals across the state.  This conference featured workshops, keynote speakers, self-care activities, and an awards reception.

    2012 Keynote Speakers
    Judy Chen of the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence on “Leadership as Midwifery”

    Andrea Smith of INCITE on “Decolonizing the Anti-Violence Movement: Incorporating Anti-Racist Strategies in the Movements against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault”

    Shana Hormann, MSW, PhD on “Organizational Trauma and Healing”

    2012 Workshop Sessions
    Click here to view a list of workshops and presenters from the 2012 Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference.

    2012 Award Recipients

    CCADV Purple Ribbon Awards
    Outstanding Victim Advocate:  Peggy Sanborn, Gateway Battered Women’s Services, Aurora

    Outstanding Domestic Violence Organization:  Advocates Against Domestic Assault, Trinidad

    Outstanding Community Ally:  John Wontrobski, Telluride

    Lifetime Achievement:  Julie Olson, Advocate Safehouse Project, Glenwood Springs

    CCASA Awards
    CCASA’s 2012 Excellence in Sexual Assault Advocacy Award was presented to Louann DeCoursey on behalf of the SAVA Center in Ft. Collins.

    CCASA’s 2012 Innovative Practices Award was presented to Ashley Riley-Lopes, Executive Director, Tu Casa, Inc. in Alamosa

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