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Center for Victims will host its 10th annual Peace It Together Awards Celebration.

Celebrate 10 years with the Center for Victims on Thursday March 12th, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

During this unique community event, guests can expect:

  • Hors d’oeuvres, food stations, and refreshments at Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at the Priory
  • Wine & Beer Bar
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Meet and network with community change makers and peace promoters

The award winning Pittsburgh Grand Hall at the Priory will transform into an elegant celebration space for the 2015 community members, winners, and guests.  Business attire is recommended.

Register Now!

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Fran Trimpey at 412-482-3240 x104 or

Film Shines Light on Aftermath of Violence

Life After is a film that shines a light on the aftermath of violence and its effects on individuals, families, and communities.  But it also shows the hope that remains and how an organization like ours can help victims to overcome adversity, rebuild their lives, and find a new normal. Please help is spread awareness… Continue Reading

Documentary Showcases How Victimization Impacts Lives Forever

Life After – A Center for Victims short film documentary Join us for the inaugural screening of “Life After”, a powerful short documentary film showcasing the lives of individuals impacted by violence and crime.  The story follows several people’s personal story of victimization and how crime and violence inevitably impacted their lives forever. These stories… Continue Reading

Immediate Response Team Training

The Center for Victims is offering an Immediate Response Team Training that focuses on preparing individuals to work effectively with traumatized individuals in the aftermath of an incidence of mass violence. Special attention is given to the unique needs of crime victims and best practice intervention with individuals and groups directly impacted by violence, with… Continue Reading

2013 Peace Partner Awards are Open for Nominations

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2013 Peace Partner Awards! Please click here to nominate a friend, co-worker, or community partner who is deserving of this award! The Peace Partner Awards honor those persons and organizations who, through their work or services, individuals, families, and communities heal from and crime and… Continue Reading

Improve How Your Perceive and Approach Conflict

Conflict Resolution Dates: June 25, 26 Times: 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Tuition: $200 Trainers: Dawn Lehman, MA and Mary Jo Harwood, MSW, LSW Conflict presents opportunity. The conflicts you face in everyday life are opportunities to have constructive conversations, to resolve issues peacefully, and to enhance your interactions with others to have more meaningful… Continue Reading