Join WFW members and guests at the giving circle's annual Fall meeting on September 20th at The Collider in downtown Asheville. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. and features a presentation from Holly Jones, Community Partnership and Outreach Coordinator with the NC Department of Justice. Holly will discuss how the DOJ provides educational outreach and policy direction to guard against domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse in our region.
Prior to working for the Department of Justice, Holly worked for twenty-one years with the YWCA, whose mission is the empowerment of women and the elimination of racism. She held the Executive Director's role in Asheville for sixteen years and then was the Southeast regional director for the YWCA USA. Holly was also a local elected official for 15 years, serving both on Asheville City Council and Buncombe County Board of Commissioners. She was a strong advocate for public safety issues in this elected role and spearheaded many efforts to address domestic and sexual violence in Buncombe County.
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