The Art of Change Benefit Acknowledges Work of MSV Co-Founder

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta became a repository for music, movement, musings and memories as the Men Stopping Violence (MSV) community of allies gathered for its second annual benefit to pay tribute to co-founder Dick Bathrick, who will be leaving the organization at year-end.

MSV’s benefit concert featured singer and songwriter Doria Roberts, The Chorus of Bet Haverim, Old Enough to Know Better, percussion emsemble Sehwe Village, and spoken-word artists Yolo Akili and Theresa Davis. The show was emceed by Khaatim Sherrer El and Leslie Fredman. Pine River Psychotherapy Associates provided financial support for the event.

Bathrick will continue justice-making and anti-violence activities through his private counseling practice and his work with various groups, both locally and nationally.