|Welcome to Walking Into A New Life-Victim to Victorious! Whether you’re a victim, survivor, transitioning or know someone who is, we appreciate your support and celebrate your efforts in making a positive and courageous step towards personal and professional freedom. We invite you to explore our innovative means of providing holistic education and the encouragement of entrepreneurship.
Establishing and maintaining a positive self image is a key component to holistic change. Learning more about your qualities and strengths builds self esteem and courage. With proper education and continual support, microenterprise development promotes entrepreneurship and a sense of ownership and pride.
These assets, along with traditional means of support and referrals, will give individuals the necessary tools they need to make their walk into a new life a successful one-both professionally and personally.
2013 Theme: From Conversation to Change
..More initiatives, innovation and independent and collaborative efforts are in the works. No longer can we, as a community, pretend that this problem of domestic violence does not exist. I call this a privately public problem, and it’s obviously getting worse. I’m asking individuals, businesses and organizations to get involved.... Read More
|Memphis Local Statistics:
• Memphis Police Department's Real Time Crime Center reported 1,305 domestic violence offenses
• Memphis Police Department's Domestic Violence Bureau reported handling 1, 588 cases in December, 2012
• MPD's DV Bureau reported 23,375 domestic violence cases for 2012 (down from 23,696 in 2011). There were 30 DV related homicides (up from 25 in 2011)
National Statistics (domesticviolencestatistics.org):
Men Against Domestic Violence (MADV)
Since 2010, Walking Into A New Life, Inc has been consistent in its efforts to draw attention to the male perspective regarding domestic violence. Our events, such as the Real Men Wear Purple Conference, are designed to encourage male interaction and include the positive and negative aspects of this issue.
Our Annual Men's Brunch has become a signature event, drawing attention to the men in our community who advocate on behalf of domestic violence, offer an outlet for male victims and provide resources for male perpetrators. Visit our MADV blog for a look at our 2012 recipients, statistics, relevant news and information tailored for men. Visit our MADV Blog
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