News from PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment

December 27, 2009


Happy Holidays from PAVE

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PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment

PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment is a national, grassroots nonprofit. PAVE uses art, education and action to shatter the silence of sexual and domestic violence. PAVE’s work has been featured on CNN, Today Show, and in TIME.

PAVE’s initiatives have been implemented in over 55 cities across the US and in 3 countries.

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2010: PAVE is a partner in the first ever Amnesty International Human Rights Art Festival using socially transformative art to raise awareness of human rights and justice issues

Human Rights Arts Fest

Dear Jacki m,

Your support is pivotal to the work we do for survivors! No donation is too small or large – and it is fully tax deductible. Thank you for your support! You can also donate online by clicking here:

PAVE uses art, education and action to shatter the silence of sexual violence

PAVE is a 501c3 nonprofit unique to the anti-sexual violence due to its grassroots efforts implemented in over 55 U.S. cities

PAVE is also an international agent of social change with over 3 countries participating in our programs to date

PAVE‘s work has been profiled by national media including CNN, Today Show and TIME


2009 Successes:

*PAVE’s Removing the Mask event in Los Angeles brought together celebrities, local agencies and the LA community featuring critically acclaimed poet Steve Connell and author of A Child Called It Dave Pelzer

*PAVE’s Public Service Announcement (created in partnership with Comcast) was featured on air as well as during a WNBA game during "PAVE Day"

*PAVE’s consent poster campaign launched on city buses in Madison, WI to increase awareness


PAVE continues to grow globally with the participation in the International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma

*PAVE sponsored an awareness performance art show in New York that received rave reviews from Jonathan Demme and Norman Lear

*PAVE’s educational CD was watched by a minor who was inspired to take courage and report her own sexual assault, resulting in the perpetrator’s arrest

2010 – Where your donation will help:

*PAVE’s educational tools are being expanded to include survivor situation-specific guides for students, parents, Military, and at-risk youth

*PAVE’s online community will grow to include a web-based network of support and resources

*PAVE’s Survivor Justice action alert software will work to end unfair or unscrupulous policies, legislation, or legal practices against victims or survivors of sexual violence

*PAVE’s Male Campaign will cultivate awareness about the importance of men as allies and survivors in the movement

*PAVE’s use of art to shatter the silence will be featured in the partnership for the first ever Amnesty International Human Rights Art Festival

And much more!! Thank you for your generosity to help us continue this important work!


Angela Rose with John Walsh

PAVE Founder and Executive Director Angela Rose with John Walsh on the set of America’s Most Wanted

Dec 15, 2009

It is up to us to be the voice for everyone who has been silenced by violence!  Please donate today – Thank you!


Angela Rose

PAVE, Founder and Executive Director
Shatter the silence of sexual violence!

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