It was when I was in college that I realized I had experienced stalking beginning in sixth grade. I didn’t recognize it as stalking then, but I knew it was very unhealthy and made me feel uncomfortable. Now, I see the signs and want others to know that help is available.
As employers, employees, and community members, we have a duty to understand when and how domestic violence shows up at work and how to responsibly handle it.
Research shows that there is a significant reduction in the risk of severe assault when victims utilize domestic violence services.
In more than 68% of mass shootings between 2014- 2019, the shooter had a history of domestic violence.
Legacy giving ensures donors will be remembered for their generosity and commitment to ending domestic and sexual violence long after their passing.
Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) are growing in popularity as a way to make a gift to an organization with 501(c)(3) status because they can benefit taxpayers (even those who take the standard deduction and do not itemize).
As we honor the struggles and achievements of women and the men who fought with them for women’s right to vote, we are also reminded of the important work left to be done.
The right to self-determination is a core value of our agency. We will not sit idly by as women’s rights are being taken away. Today we grieve, tomorrow we assemble.
Words have power. Words have even more influence if the people using them are in the public spotlight. When rape is talked about flippantly, it adds to the widespread minimization of sexual assault.
Gatekeeping, which is a system that controls access to resources, is a discriminatory barrier entrenched in most services across the country. Together, these barriers can make it life-threatening to disclose and even prevent assistance to those who take that risk.
Being open, honest, and authentic is key to building trust with youth and allowing them to openly share about their relationship concerns or questions they might have about dating.
It can be difficult to know how to support a friend in an unsafe relationship, but your support could be the difference in whether or not they leave the relationship.
We encourage you to watch this captivating 10-episode series on Netflix and join us virtually on November 11th at 12PM as we discuss “Maid” in depth.
**TRIGGER WARNING** This story contains content related to domestic violence. Click to read the third and final story of The Resilience Series, J’s Resilience.
**TRIGGER WARNING** This story contains content related to physical violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Click to read the second story of The Resilience Series, Savannah’s Resilience.