Tickets on Sale Now for 25th Annual Tea & Tonic

| March 2, 2024 | 0 Comments

Featuring Activist, Author, and Founder of the ‘me too.’ Movement, Tarana Burke

San Diegans will have the opportunity to hear activist, author, and founder of the ‘me too.’ Movement, Tarana Burke speak on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at Center for Community Solutions’ 25th Annual Tea & Tonic. CCS’ signature fundraising event brings together business and corporate supporters, community and philanthropic leaders, donors, and committed volunteers to raise critical funds to support survivors of relationship and sexual violence and prevent assault.

“The tremendous support shown for survivors at Tea & Tonic is truly inspiring. I look forward to seeing you there this year,” offered Cori Austin, CEO of Center of Community Solutions.

This year’s event will be held at the luxurious Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad. In addition to a brief program featuring Tarana Burke, the event also features a silent and live auction, live music, and plenty of opportunities to network and build community with others in the movement to end sexual violence. For more information and to purchase tickets, tables, and sponsorships, please visit

For more than 25 years, activist, advocate, and author Tarana J. Burke has worked at the intersection of sexual violence and racial justice. Fueled by commitments to interrupt sexual violence and other systemic inequalities disproportionately impacting marginalized people, particularly Black women and girls, Burke has created and led various campaigns focused on increasing access to resources and support for impacted communities, including the ‘me too.’ Movement, which has galvanized millions of survivors and allies around the world, and me too. International nonprofit organization, founded in 2018. Her New York Times bestselling books You Are Your Best Thing and Unbound have illuminated the power of healing, vulnerability, and storytelling in the movement to end sexual violence.

CCS offers Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) quarterly, catering to both volunteers and community professionals. At present, CCS is actively seeking volunteers to lend support on the 24/7 confidential crisis hotline and provide assistance to survivors during forensic exams. If you’re interested in volunteering with CCS and want to learn more, visit today.

Center for Community Solutions (CCS) is a San Diego-based nonprofit organization dedicated to ending relationship and sexual violence. Since 1969, CCS has been providing trauma-informed, wrap-around services to empower survivors as they heal and recover from trauma. For more information, visit

Tarana Burke is a New York Times bestselling author and has illuminated the power of healing, vulnerability, and storytelling in the movement to end sexual violence.

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