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Feb is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Feb is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. We believe that it's very important to communicate with our youth about domestic violence. Teenage years is such an important and delicate time. Peer pressure is high. Learning about what's going on with your body and...

Mass Shootings and Domestic Violence

Mass Shootings and Domestic Violence

Mass shootings have taken over the news quite a bit. The lives lost. The families left to pick up the pieces. Our nation continues to mourn. As we begin to learn more about those who decide to commit such horrific crimes, one thing has been consistent. A history of...

TN Ranks 4th in U.S. for Women Killed by Men

TN Ranks 4th in U.S. for Women Killed by Men

As we approach Domestic Violence Awareness month, let us be mindful of our words and actions when encouraging victims of abuse to leave an abuser, or shame them because they are being abused. Understanding the cycle of abuse, the reasons men/women stay in unhealthy...

Sync 4 Your Life II Was Amazing!

Sync 4 Your Life II Was Amazing!

Thanks so very much to every single person who came out and supported our Sync 4 Your Life Part II Lip Sync/Karaoke event. Dru's Bar was again our gracious host venue. We had an amazing time for a very worthy cause. The purpose of the event was to bring more community...

CDC Shares Alarming Report Regarding Women and Homicides

CDC Shares Alarming Report Regarding Women and Homicides

Recently, the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) issued a report revealing half of all female homicide victims were killed by their intimate partner. In a breakdown of the study, African American women rank the highest rate of homicides among all women...

Jana Kramer Speaks on Common Fear of Victims of Abuse

Jana Kramer Speaks on Common Fear of Victims of Abuse

You may know Jana Kramer from being a contestant on Dancing with the Stars. However, Jana is also the ex-wife of Michael Gambino. The beautiful and brave mother and survivor talks about her horrendous ordeal in an interview with People magazine. I encourage you to...

Dallas Prosecutors To Work Out of DV Shelters

Dallas Prosecutors To Work Out of DV Shelters

We're always happy to share ways law enforcement are working to assist victims and survivors of domestic violence. I have followed the city of Dallas for a number of years now. They have been continuous in their efforts to encourage involvement and innovation. Here's...