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Only 309 days before the start of DVAM 2018...

Love, Fear, and Longing: Building Healthy Relationships and Breaking the Silence Surrounding Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

"Love, Fear, and Longing" will be presented by Jessica Yaffa, author, speaker, and survivor. Following her presentation, there will be a victim resources discussion, including information on community resources available and what to do if you or someone you know needs help, as well as a drawing to win Jessica’s book and a goody bag. 
Most appropriate for ages 15 and up, but free childcare will be provided in the park. Surf Dogs hot dog cart will be selling hot dogs, beverages, and other treats to help raise money for the non-profit organization H.E.A.L.I.N.G. (Honoring, Empowering, and Loving Individuals Needing Guidance) Domestic Violence Ministry at The Rock Church. 
“Jessica delivers her message with sincerity, compassion, and honesty. Her dynamic presentation brings the audience full circle; from tragedy to a place of hope & joy.” (Deanna)
“Jessica's integrity, grace, and strength are clearly evident when she speaks and presents. Never harsh, yet never straying from the truth, she ceaselessly and clearly articulates messages of hope and encouragement. Living her life as a role model to so many individuals and couples, she has personally blessed my husband and me by pouring her loving support and sound wisdom into our marriage.” (Anonymous)

Event date: 
Saturday, 15 June 2013 - 11:00am
Event location: 
The Rock Church, 2277 Rosecrans Street
San Diego


Intended audience: 
General Public
Survivors and their Families
Community Partners/Allies
Faith Community
Communities of Color
LGBT Community
Older Adults
Sponsoring organization: 
Jessica Yaffa
Contact name: 
Jessica Yaffa
Contact email:
Contact telephone: 
(310) 633-4834
Organization/Event website: