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MISSSEY 2nd Annual Inspire Change Gala
The Rotunda Building Oakland
Oakland, CA
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MISSSEY 2nd Annual Inspire Change Gala
The 2nd Annual MISSSEY "Inspire Change" Gala is from  5:00PM - 11:00PM at The Rotunda in Oakland, California. The program will include a no-host cocktail (CASH BAR ONLY)and hors d'oeuvre reception with live music, silent auction, and photo booth. During dinner our keynote speakers will be Minh Dang, Executive Director of Don't Sell Bodies and Jessica Midkiff, Youth Advocate at Mary Magdalene Project. The program will close with a live auction of original survivor art work and other fabulous items. After dinner, everyone is invited on the dance floor to get your groove on MISSSEY style! For more information, please visit our website at .

Our Mission:  Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting, and Serving Sexually Exploited Youth (MISSSEY) advocates and facilitates the empowerment and inner transformation of sexually exploited youth by holistically addressing their specific needs. MISSSEY collaborates to bring about systemic and community change to prevent the sexual exploitation of children and youth through raising awareness, education, and policy development.

The primary objective for the gala is to raise approximately $60,000 for the following programs:

Direct services to victims (Advocacy, Intensive Case Management, and a drop-in center also known as the Safe Place Alternative).

Training and Technical Assistance.

Supporting the MISSSEY Community Collective (MCC):

o    Outreach Ambassadors Program

o    Development & Fundraising

o    Legislation & Policy

o    Events and Outings Coordination

o    Administrative Assistance

o    Professional Skills Development

o    Reach for the Stars Project

The program will include a no-host cocktail and hors d'oeuvre reception with live music, silent auction, live auction, dinner featuring guest speakers along with dancing.

> Bronze Level Sponsors:
Kaiser Permanente
Balfour Beatty

> Table Sponsors:
Claremont Creek Ventures
Red Oak Realty
Cassidy Turley
Republic Services
Oakland A's

> In Kind Sponsors:
> Venue Sponsored by: The Rotunda & MW Events

> Videography services sponsored by: Melody C. Miller

> Photography services provided by: Gianna Conci & Wellington Smith

> Promotional support provided: Brown Paper Tickets

> Champagne provided by: Le Grand Courtage

> Graphics provided by: Jean Tan

> Inspire Change logo provided by: Jean Tan

> On air media sponsor: ABC 7

> DJ Sponsor: Wonderland Productions featuring DJ Mix Master Miguel

The dedicated volunteers and staff serving MISSSEY would benefit tremendously from your generosity.  For more information, please visit our website at  

When: Saturday June 15th, 2013
Time: 5PM - 11PM
Where:The Rotunda Building Oakland
Venue website:

Sponsorship, Silent Auction, Live Auction, and Program Book Advertising Opportunities Available!

For ticket sales, sponsorship, auction and program book questions please contact:

Jude Wellington
Event Coordinator

Event Coordinator Assistant:
Shanelle Roesler



The Rotunda Building Oakland
300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
United States

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Minimum Age: 21
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!



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