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Town Clock CDC holds an annual fundraising & advocacy event, called Being Brave. It is inspirational and is designed to honor and support women who bravely pursue safety, wholeness, and affordable housing. 

This year’s event is on November 1, 2023 at Hyatt Regency New Brunswick. The cocktail hour & silent auction is at 6 pm, following dinner and awards ceremony at 6:45 pm. Our Community Awardees are: Outstanding Social Responsibility Award - Parker Health; Outstanding Provider Award Group - North Brunswick Domestic Violence Response Team; Outstanding Volunteer Award - Lynn Balewicz; Outstanding Advocate Award - Mildred Torres of Family Justice Center/Women Aware. Other elements include music performed by Mike Bonds and appearances of notable individuals, including Peter Chapman for the #TheManStand.


All proceeds help to support the programming offered to our eleven resident survivor families living at Dina's Dwellings and the Barbara Littman House. 


#BeingBrave  #Unbreakable  #TownClockCDC

Online ticket sales have officially closed!

We’ve spent countless months planning our event, and none of it could be possible without the support of our wonderful sponsors. An imperative part of our team, our sponsors give us both the financial and logistical support we need.

To become a sponsor, select an option below!


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Parker Health Group

Outstanding Social Responsibility Award

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Lynn Balewicz

Outstanding Volunteer Award

NB Domestic Violence Response Team

Outstanding Provider Award

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Mildred Torres

Outstanding Advocate Award

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Peter Chapman
#TheManStand Speaker
Jason Stavrianidis
Elizabeth & Louis Garlatti

About Town Clock Community Development Corporation

Town Clock Community Development Corporation is a New Brunswick, NJ-based nonprofit that operates Dina's Dwellings and the Barbara Littman House to provide permanent, affordable, safe housing and supportive services to survivors of domestic violence and their children. 


  • It is one of only 40 such establishments in the entire United States. 

  • It is the largest facility of its kind in New Jersey.

  • Our goal is to replicate our model by working with other organizations and creating at least two facilities in every state.

  • 57% of homeless women report domestic violence as the root cause of their homelessness.

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