Response is excited to announce that we have been chosen as the 2019 charity beneficiary of the Roaring Fork Charity Classic. This long-standing charity golf tournament will be held this year on May 7th at the Roaring Fork Club in Basalt. Thank you to the Town of Basalt and the Roaring Fork Club for giving Response this opportunity.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month calls to attention the fact that sexual violence is widespread and impacts everyone in our community. In the United States, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men have experienced some form of sexual violence in their lifetime whether it is sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual abuse or rape. Every 92 seconds an American is sexually assaulted. It’s clear that there is a problem, what can we do to prevent it?
International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women's Day is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action.
We are looking for people to volunteer on our 24-hour Crisis Helpline! As a volunteer advocate you will be responding to those directly impacted by domestic and sexual violence by providing immediate and confidential access to information, resources, and support. The training will run every Tuesday and Thursday night from 5:30 to 8:30 starting on February 5th and ending on February 26th in Aspen.
Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. For the ninth year, Community First Foundation and FirstBank are partnering to present Colorado Gives Day. Colorado Gives Day is a 24-hour opportunity to give where you live, together we can make a lasting change here in Colorado, we couldn't do it without YOU!
Join us in listening to six community members share profound and captivating stories about their personal experience with domestic violence and sexual assault. All while learning more about, and supporting, the work of Response! Curated by Alya Howe of Writ Large, in collaboration with The Wheeler Opera House, and hosted by Response!
In collaboration with the Aspen Police Department, Response presents an intriguing presentation from Jason Brewer, of Alpine Springs Counseling, about domestic violence offender behavior and treatment.
So far this year Response Advocates have donated over 2,000 hours on-call and answered over 100 calls, providing help and reassurance to people in crisis. This service would not be possible without a dedicated team of highly trained volunteers. Please consider joining us in this vital work!