June 8, 2021 – Hollywood actors Eric Roberts And John O’ Hurley have become ambassadors and supporters of the White Ribbon VA Campaign Against Domestic Violence. In this annual campaign to raise awareness about women’s rights, veteran A-list actor, Eric Roberts took a pledge to end the atrocities. White Ribbon VA Campaign aims at educating communities and individuals on women’s rights, harassment, and domestic violence prevention.
“White Ribbon VA is a joint action of White Ribbon USA, US Department of Veterans Affairs, and National Association of Social Workers during months of April and October to raise awareness about domestic violence, women’s rights, and harassment in the US. White Ribbon VA gaining more nationwide exposure. Celebrities such as Salma Hayek, Stella McCartney, Sir Paul McCartney, Harry Styles, Naomi Campbell, Cara Delevingne, David Beckham and many other opinion leaders support White Ribbon cause around the world by wearing the white ribbon badges”, says Veronika Mudra, CEO and founder of White Ribbon USA.
White Ribbon VA Campaign virtual event was broadcasted on Facebook Live on the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Facebook pagehttps://fb.watch/5i8ZBCUbY7/. Key speakers for the event were Angelo McClain, PhD, the Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Social Workers, Veronika Mudra, CEO/ Founder, White Ribbon USA; Lelia Jackson, Senior Strategist, Assault and Harassment Prevention Office, Veterans Health Administration, LeAnn Bruce, PhD, National Program Manager, Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program, Department of Veterans Affairs, Harvey Johnson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Resolution Management, Department of Veterans Affairs with John O’ Hurley as the host and moderator of the event and a special video message from actor Eric Roberts.
“Wearing the White Ribbon symbolizes a person’s pledge to never commit, condone or remain silent about violence against others”, says actor Eric Roberts.
White Ribbon USA is a representation of the White Ribbon Campaign that works on federal level with its headquarters in Los Angeles and New York. Founded in Canada in 1991, White Ribbon movement is now active in over 80 countries around the world. The White Ribbon Campaign is the world’s major male initiative against domestic violence towards women. The White Ribbon stands out as a global awareness ribbon and a symbol of activism against domestic violence towards women and children.
White Ribbon VA Campaign Against Domestic Violence, along with White Ribbon USA, US Department of Veterans Affairs and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), work to bring this message to the masses. The organization sees the need to work harder during the COVID crises due to a massive spike in the number of domestic violence cases.
Partnering with White Ribbon, National Association of Social Workers is the largest membership organization of professional social workers. They strive to promote, develop and protect the practice of social work and the workers. NASW also works endlessly to enhance the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through its sponsorship. Its main headquarters are based in Washington, DC.
The U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs, partner of White Ribbon USA, proposes benefits and programs for eligible veterans, their families and caregivers. VA traditionally offers a large variety of support programs for veterans – health care services, education and training, rehabilitation programs, home loan guarantees, pensions, and many other services.
Join White Ribbon VA Campaign by taking a virtual White Ribbon VA pledge against stampeding women’s rights, assault and domestic violence https://www.whiteribbonusa.org/whiteribbon-va-pledge
For more information, please visit: https://www.whiteribbonusa.org
Company Name: White Ribbon USA
Contact Person: Veronika Mudra, CEO/Founder
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