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Dish It Up

We hope you'll join us for the 2019 Dish It Up!

Thursday, March 21st   

6 pm / 5:15 pm sponsor reception

Vie by Cescaphe: 600 N Broad Street, Philadelphia

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Rabbi Jill L. Maderer has served Congregation Rodeph Shalom since her ordination from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in New York in 2001, becoming their senior rabbi in 2017. She is the first woman to serve in this role.  Rabbi Maderer works collaboratively across diverse, multi-faith communities in Philadelphia to advance the congregation’s vision for creating profound connections. Rabbi Maderer serves on the Board of the Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia, on the Central Conference of American Rabbis Task Force on the Experience of Women in the Rabbinate, as immediate past co-president of the Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia, and as a member of the Jewish Federation Board of Trustees. She has also served as a chairperson of the Center City Kehillah and on the faculty at Union for Reform Judaism Camp Harlam. Rabbi Maderer is a powerful voice for survivors of violence, encouraging others to speak up and to intervene where there are acts of violence, rather than to allow victims of abuse to walk that journey alone. In her message “Our Jewish Leadership Responding to #MeToo and Time’s Up,” Rabbi Maderer emphasizes the importance of addressing the root causes of gender-based violence in our society and mobilizes congregants, Board members, and staff for change. Women Against Abuse is pleased to recognize Rabbi Maderer with the 2019 Advocate of the Year Award for challenging us all “to turn inward to determine the behaviors we need to change, and the power we have to bring change in our spheres of influence.” 

The Honorable Jane Cutler Greenspan (ret.) has a distinguished judicial and legal career spanning more than three decades. Justice Greenspan served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 20 years as a Judge in the Trial Division of the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, and more than 10 years as an Assistant District Attorney, where she served as Chief of the Domestic Violence Unit and Chief of Superior Court Appeals. In that role, she worked closely with service providers, including the Women Against Abuse Legal Center, to secure justice for victims of domestic violence.  Justice Greenspan is trained in Title IX to conduct neutral investigations, and has extensive experience as an external adjudicator. She is a member of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services panel, and was chosen to serve as an Advisor to the American Law Institute Project on Campus Sexual Assault. Justice Greenspan has also served as a Director of the American College of Business Court Judges, and is a member of the American Law Institute. Justice Greenspan serves as an arbitrator and mediator in complex commercial, labor, financial and business disputes nationwide.

Philly Grub Founder Marilyn Johnson joins the 6ABC team at the 2018 Dish It Up!

Chefs prepare savory and sweet bites for the competition!

Guests pose on the Purple Carpet to raise awareness for domestic violence!

Philadelphia's finest female chefs compete for the Purple Dish Award!

Advocate William Spratley rallies the more than 300 guests to participate in the live text-to-pledge fundraising drive.

A judging panel of celebrity chefs and food critics award the Purple Dish and Purple Dessert awards to the evening's winners!

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Verizon’s Story

Verizon’s Story

A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.

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William’s Story

William’s Story

William Spratley flicks through the text messages on his phone until he finds the one he’s been looking for. It’s from his 27-year old daughter, Ameya, and it’s the last words he will ever exchange with her.

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Dick MacKay’s Story

Dick MacKay’s Story

Dick MacKay knows the real reason for the holiday season—to bring hope to families in need.

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Kathleen’s Story

Kathleen’s Story

Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.

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Georgina O’Hara’s Story

Georgina O’Hara’s Story

Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.

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Dana’s Story

Dana’s Story

Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.

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LATICIA’S STORY

LATICIA'S STORY

“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.

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Renee’s Story

Renee’s Story

Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.

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Overbrook Presbyterian’s Story

Overbrook Presbyterian’s Story

The Women’s Dining Circle of Overbrook Presbyterian Church knows how to make fundraising down right fun. In January, the Dining Circle hosted a dinner that raised over $1,200 for Women Against Abuse.

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Sheila’s Story

Sheila’s Story

Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.

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