March Luncheon & Kendra Scott Pop-Up benefiting Metro Centers for Community Advocacy
The AWA March luncheon will be held on March 15, 2018, Noon, at Tableau (616 St. Peter Street)
Speaker: Darlene D. Santana, Executive Director, Metro Centers for Community Advocacy, will discuss Metro. In addition, you can shop in our special Kendra Scott pop up shop benefiting Metro (20% of proceeds will go to Metro)!
Metro, established in 1986, is a community-based, independent, non-profit 501(c) (3) social service agency serving victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Metro’s mission is to break the cycle of violence and aid survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking through advocacy, intervention, empowerment and transformation. Metro currently provides wrap-around services, including individual advocacy, information and referrals, group support, children’s program, medical advocacy, legal assistance in obtaining restraining orders, sheltering, counseling, safety planning, and caregiver support to survivors in eight southeast Louisiana parishes. Metro has the main office complex, three shelters, and four satellite offices. Metro also provides a 24/7 Crisis Line – 504-837-5400- for counseling and/or referrals for victims. All services provided for survivors by Metro are free and confidential. Metro offers services in Spanish and Vietnamese.