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Continuing the Legacy
VORP of Denver is thrilled to announce Continuing the Legacy: Celebrating 20 Years of Community Restoration and Keeping Our Kids Out of Jail. Community members, social justice activists, and youth advocates will gather to recognize VORP’s 20 years of restorative justice programs for the youth of Metro Denver. The program will include music, food, silent auction and an exciting program featuring addresses from community members, awards for founders, and performances by youth.
February 8, 2014 5:30-8:30pm
Auraria Campus 1201 Fifth St.
Denver, CO 80204
Dr. Vincent Harding, Key Note Speaker
VORP is thrilled to announce that Dr. Vincent Harding, civil rights pioneer, theologian and social activist, will be the Key Note Speaker at VORP's 20th Anniversary Celebration.
Dr. Harding is a scholar and social justice activist, and is perhaps best known for his work with and writings about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whom Harding knew personally. Besides having authored numerous books such as There Is A River and Wade in the Water: The Wisdom of the Spirituals, he currently serves as co-chairperson of the social unity group Veterans of Hope Project and as Professor of Religion and Social Transformation at Illiff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado.
Whether you have been supporter for 20 years, or are inspired to join now, we see you as a leader who is willing to make a significant commitment to our youth and community. Your generous sponsorship will ensure that our event is a success and that VORP’s impact will continue to grow!
Individual & Corporate Sponsorship
Through your contributions, VORP provides restorative justice programming to youth of Denver as an alternative to traditional retributive consequences. VORP’s programs hold youth accountable for any hurt they have caused through crime, asks youth to repair harm through community service, and support youth in future decision making. VORP also invests in the development, empowerment, and leadership of youth who would otherwise be on track to the juvenile and criminal justice systems.