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Media Archive by Year: 2015
Q&A with Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order actress, and creator of Joyful Heart Foundation
April 1, 2015 • Fempower
Melissa Seymour: Hi, Mariska! Thanks so much for speaking with us today. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do?
Mariska Hargitay: I’m an actress an activist, and a mom of three. I’ve played Detective Olivia Benson on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for the past 16 years. I’ve also taken my turn behind the camera, directing the groundbreaking NO MORE PSAs and a number of episodes of Law & Order: SVU. I am also the Founder and President of the Joyful Heart Foundation.read more
2,800-Mile Trek Brings Colorado Team to Berwick
March 30, 2015 • St. Mary Now
A Colorado women’s roller derby team, on a mission to raise funds to stop domestic violence and sexual assault, skated their way into the Tri-City area Sunday as part of a 2,800-mile trip across the country.
Kim Bouldin, 43, of Salida, Colorado; Brenna Eaker, 29, of Salida, Colorado; Gracie Cole, 31, of Nathrop, Colorado; and Rebecca Hudson, 30, of Buena Vista, Colorado, stopped in Berwick on Sunday to spend the night. All are members of a roller derby team called the Ark Valley High Rollers on a journey they’re calling “States on Skates.”read more
Mariska Hargitay on Olivia Benson: Actress Reveals how role made her want to help others
March 6, 2015 • Inquisitr
Mariska Hargitay is speaking out on Olivia Benson and the impact the role has had on her life in a new interview with People Magazine. Hargitay has portrayed Benson for the last 16 years on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and the role has changed her life.read more
NO MORE Releases Chilling Domestic Violence Super Bowl Ad
January 29, 2015 • MSNBC
The co-founder of “No more” joins Tamron Hall with a look at the campaign’s chilling new Super Bowl commercial about domestic violence. Plus, they discuss a series of PSA’s featuring current NFL players. read more
They Put A Celebrity On Camera And Asked Her To Talk About A Rough Topic. She Only Got 2 Words Out.
Jan. 20, 2015 • Upworthy
She's totally speechless, and how can you blame her? read more
Ads Say 'No More' To Domestic Violence, But Will Audience Listen?
Jan. 14, 2015 • NPR
The subtext? No more domestic violence, and no more sexual assault. read more
Neiman Marcus Links With Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation
September 2, 2014 • WWD
ODE TO JOY: Neiman Marcus teamed up with the Joyful Heart Foundation, founded by actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” for its 10th anniversary celebration. Neiman’s presented The NO MORE Lounge at Joyful Heart’s bi-annual Joyful Mele gala Sunday night in Hawaii, where Hargitay started the foundation. Neiman’s also sponsord Joyful Mele.
The event raised more than $500,000, all of which will be reinvested to support Joyful Heart’s work in Hawaii.