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Graduation 2013

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Big smiles for a big accomplishment.

Each year, the staff, management, friends and supporters of Amanecer celebrate the remarkable achievements and courage of the Domestic Violence Program graduates. The ceremony is a magnificent day at our agency, a time to honor our graduates and bear witness to their amazing personal journeys.


On the sunny afternoon of June 27, Amanecer saluted 43 women and 2 men as they graduated. The inspiring stories we heard will remain etched in our memories. Among the extraordinary highlights were our featured and keynote speakers: Lizza Monet Morales, Anastasia of Beverly Hills, and LA City Controller Wendy Gruel, who chose Amanecer’s Domestic Violence graduation as her “final public event” as City Controller.


Each of these remarkable and accomplished women shared personal stories of their childhoods, struggles, unique journeys in growth and courage, and their unwavering commitment to accomplishment.



Lizza Monet Morales, Speaker

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Anastasia Soare and Craig Simmons, Board President


Wendy Greuel, Speaker and LA City Controller











The photos from our event vividly reflect the vibrancy, warmth and optimism that filled Amanecer; as well as the belief that every one of our graduates will succeed in the next stage of their personal journey. Their accomplishments and the passion they bring to their new lives inspires all of us.



Graduate with her proud son.



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Three graduates following the ceremony.


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