Archive for December, 2013

SANTANA: Vibrations of Compassion

/ December 23rd, 2013 / No Comments »

  A highlight of 2013 for me was to meet and to present the music legend Carlos Santana along with his son Salvador Santana with the POV Humanitarian VOICE Award at our Humanitarian Awards Event in October at The Beverly Hills Hotel. And, we are

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Volunteer Over Violence

/ December 19th, 2013 / No Comments »

It’s the holiday season and as always, our volunteers are out in full force-responding to hotline calls, supporting survivors, providing violence prevention presentations and collecting gifts for the families we serve. Volunteers are the lifeblood of our agency. POV began as a volunteer run agency

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Witnessing History: Mandela in Los Angeles

/ December 10th, 2013 / No Comments »

                    In 1990, Nelson Mandela made a trip around the United States and came to Los Angeles at the invitation of Tom Bradley and Maxine Waters among others.  It was a triumphal visit after his release

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Season of Gratitude

/ December 2nd, 2013 / No Comments »

I try to be grateful for the blessings in my life everyday but this time of year in the thanks and giving season it is our collective opportunity.  And this year for the first time in many years, Thanksgiving Day and the first night of

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