When Staying Home Isn’t Safe

When Staying Home Isn’t Safe

When Staying Home isn’t Safe  Resilient Spaces Program Facilitator, Holly Jasinski, MS RYT    At the end of March, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order. This order requires Michigan businesses to temporarily suspend all...
How COVID-19 Impacts Domestic Violence Survivors

How COVID-19 Impacts Domestic Violence Survivors

How COVID-19 Impacts Domestic Violence Survivors Resilience Program Director, Megan Hennessey, LMSW  Domestic violence is about power and control. It is not limited to physical abuse. It includes psychological abuse, emotional abuse and manipulation tactics one person...
Why Didn’t She Just Leave?

Why Didn’t She Just Leave?

A message from Beth Larsen Executive Director Resilience: Advocates for Ending Violence   In the wake of a recent domestic violence homicide that took place in our community, we know many are asking, “Why didn’t she just leave?” Crimes such as these are difficult...