Congratulations to our 2019 Award Recipients!
Gender Justice Award: Kimya Motley
The Gender Justice Award is presented to leaders in social justice who work for the betterment of women in Georgia.
Recipients of this award are chosen based on their history of increasing safety for victims and survivors of domestic
violence, enhancing accountability of batterers, and making systemic changes to laws in Georgia – all in order to eliminate
Moving the Work Forward Award: Georgia Teen Advocates Network
The Moving the Work Forward Award is presented to organizations that are innovative in their approaches and actions to
ensure all victims of domestic violence are provided the necessary resources to live free of violence in their homes.
Responsible Coverage Awards: Annie Tejada of Telemundo
The Responsible Coverage Award recognizes and celebrates journalists or media outlets that demonstrate leadership in
responsibly covering the issue of domestic violence in a way that furthers the goal of ending violence against women in the
State of Georgia.
In the Trenches Award: Rosemary Stefanoff
The In the Trenches award recognizes one front-line advocate whose effort goes beyond the ordinary to demonstrate
extraordinary dedication to safety and justice for domestic violence survivors. This award is presented by the Georgia
Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Task Force Member of the Year Award: Shelia Hill
The Task Force Member of the Year Award is presented to the task force member who has taken extraordinary strides to
better protect victims and hold abusers accountable.
Task Force of the Year Award: Mountain Judicial Circuit Family Violence Task Force
The Task Force of the Year Award is presented to a Family Violence Task Force that is implementing a Coordinated
Community Response in an effort to increase victim safety and offender accountability.