Love Is Brewing 2020

Interface Children & Family Services’ 7th Annual Love is Brewing aims to raise the  $175,000 Interface needs to fund life-saving crisis response, advocacy, shelters, and counseling services for 1,200 victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.

As we know many of you have seen, events across the nation are being cancelled and businesses are temporarily closing to protect our communities and ensure the swift passage of the virus at the recommendation of the CDC and WHO. News and recommendations surrounding COVID-19 are changing rapidly, and in order to ensure the safety and well-being of our community, we will be postponing our Love is Brewing Benefit.

We are exploring the possibility of postponing the event until November, but cannot confirm this change at this time. We will update our community as we are able, and we hope to see many of you in the Fall.

If you have already purchased a ticket or committed a sponsorship to this event, we will be in touch in the coming week.

Although these are unprecedented times, we know that our community will work together to remain Ventura Strong. When taking care of your own well-being and family, consider the families, shelters, and programs that Interface serves, many funded by events like Love is Brewing. Please consider making a donation in support of Interface’s vital programs so that already vulnerable families can continue to receive the support that Interface has provided for over 46 years.

Please contact Laura Everest (Special Events Manager) – leverest@icfs.org – 805-485-6114 ext. 628 to donate. 

Holly Austin Gibbs
Holly Austin Gibbs Special Guest Speaker
Child sex trafficking survivor, author of “Walking Prey: How America’s Youth are Vulnerable to Sex Slavery ” and director of violence and human trafficking response efforts at Dignity Health, Holly Gibbs has devoted her life to advocating against all forms of human trafficking and exploitation. Having testified before Congress and consulted for numerous organizations, including the Office for Victims of Crime, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, and the AMBER Alert program, Holly will provide insight into the unique needs of a human trafficking survivor and how the community can help.
Greg Totten
Greg TottenChampion for Change Honoree
Elected District Attorney in 2002, Greg Totten, is a career prosecutor who has
worked to protect public safety and expand the rights of crime victims since
joining the office in 1982. The District Attorney’s office began the Ventura
County Family Justice Center effort in 2015 with the grand opening of the center
in 2020. He currently serves on statewide and national committees. Mr. Totten is
called to speak on his expertise at state and national prosecutor symposia on a
wide array of criminal justice topics including investigative genetic genealogy,
elder abuse, trial issues, and homicide prosecution techniques.
Michael R. Jump
Michael R. JumpChampion for Change Honoree
Michael Jump, Chief Deputy District Attorney of Victim and Community Services,
led the development of the first-ever Family Justice Center in Ventura County and
oversees the District Attorney’s Crime Victim’s Assistance program, Safe Harbor
interview centers, and Camp HOPE, which collectively provides nearly 20,000
services to crime victims each year. The Family Justice Center is a multi-agency
partnership between government and community-based organizations integrating
their services at one location for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault
and human trafficking, among others.

 Love is Brewing 2019

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