The Center on Domestic Violence at the School of Public Affairs will honor Troy Vincent, Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the NFL, with the inaugural Champion for Change Award.
For the past 20 years, Troy Vincent has worked to influence positive change by educating and engaging men in the fight to end domestic violence. He is a former NFL cornerback who played for Buffalo, Philadelphia and Miami. In his current role with the NFL he has taken a lead in crafting the league’s efforts to effectively address domestic and sexual violence. He is also a child survivor of domestic violence and talks poignantly about how that experience affected his life.
What: Fundraiser featuring live and silent auctions, delicious family-style dining, and an open bar featuring a specialty drink provided by Leopold Bros. Distillery made from their small batch blackberry whiskey.
When: 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016
Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy | Denver Pavilions, 500 16th St. (map)
Admission: $125 — purchase tickets online
The mission of the Center on Domestic Violence is to end domestic and sexual violence by fostering institutional and social change through leadership development, education, research, and community collaboration. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.