Speakers for the brunch include Vicki Powers, president of the Tri-Cities chapter of Moms Demand Action; Emma Frye, executive committeewoman WCDP; and Diane Bradley, executive committeewoman WCDP and President of Women of Color. Attendees are encouraged to bring a donation for Safe House in Johnson City and Kingsport.
Safe House is a local shelter that serves victims of domestic violence. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), one in four women will experience a physically or mentally abusive partner in her lifetime. Organizations such as Safe House are constantly in need of supplies to better serve women in our community. Therefore, attendees are encouraged to bring feminine hygene products, large diapers, baby wipes, soap, shampoo, conditioner, and socks.