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    Establishing Boundaries to Prevent Online Sexual Violence

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Volunteer Chronicles: Natalie

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we are sharing how #EverydayAdvocates can support survivors in three simple ways: REMEMBER. SERVE. GIVE. Last week, we REMEMBERED with a memorial event, Speak Their Name, to honor those who lost their lives to domestic or intimate partner violence in 2020 and 2021. Now, we invite you to learn how SERVICE – and our dedicated volunteers – is…
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Volunteer Chronicles: Jenny

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we are sharing how #EverydayAdvocates can support survivors in three simple ways: REMEMBER. SERVE. GIVE. Last week, we REMEMBERED with a memorial event, Speak Their Name, to honor those who lost their lives to domestic or intimate partner violence in 2020 and 2021. Now, we invite you to…
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The Gabby Petitos of Color: Untold Truths of Domestic Violence

The nation was riveted recently by coverage of the disappearance and murder of 22-year-old Gabby Petito during a cross-country road trip with her fiancé. At the time of publication, authorities are still searching for him – and answers to the eternal question for all those impacted by domestic violence: Why? But while stories about Gabby…
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Keeping a watchful eye on the classroom

As we shared in a previous post, the back-to-school transition can bring additional stress for families impacted by intimate partner violence. Back-to-school is traditionally an exciting time, but for parents and kids in the midst of a family crisis, returning to the classroom can add an additional layer of complication and stress to their lives….
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Sometimes, it’s more than just back-to-school nerves.

Later this summer, schools will return to full-time, in-person learning, and 5-year-old Harper – who currently lives with her mom in the Center for Women and Families’ emergency shelter – will begin kindergarten. Like most children, Harper is nervous but excited about what her first day will bring: riding the school bus, meeting her teacher,…
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Introducing: Southern Indiana Center (SIC)

On Friday, July 16, staff and friends of the Center for Women and Families (CWF) welcomed the public to its newly relocated facility at 1301 Akers Avenue in Jeffersonville. Attendees had the opportunity to tour the facility, meet with staff, and visit with a number of CWF’s local partners that provide complementary, supplemental services. CWF’s…
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