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    Stretching the Heartstrings: Being a SANE Nurse

    Caring for victims in their darkest hour.

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“Me Too”

If you’ve peeked at your social media feeds the past couple days, you’ll notice the flood of women who are saying “Me Too”. I wish we could all be a stranger to sexual assault. I wish that I wasn’t taught to guard my drink or carry my car keys as daggers. I wish that I…
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Marta Miranda-Straub Announces Retirement

Marta Miranda-Straub, President & CEO of The Center for Women & Families Announces Retirement LOUISVILLE, KY  October 16, 2017 The Center for Women and Families’ President and Chief Empowerment Officer, Marta M. Miranda-Straub, announces her intended retirement effective, Spring 2018. The Center has been proud to have Marta as its leader since 2011, during which…
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Knows No Boundaries

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a national problem that knows no ethnic, social, age, or gender boundaries. The emergency department is often a place that IPV victims turn to for help. Whether they seek help for injuries related to violent episodes or for proxy care for other complaints, the emergency department (ED) may be an…
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Purple Purse

The Allstate Foundation’s Purple Purse Challenge is a one month online fundraising competition.  The Center has been selected along with other domestic violence agencies nationwide to participate. During October you can make your donation count as we compete against other domestic violence organizations around the country for cash prize money. Each organization creates a team of fundraisers for October…
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Purple Purse is Just Around the Corner

The Center for Women and Families will be participating for third year in the Purple Purse Challenge to raise money and awareness around economic abuse in domestic violence. This year, Purple Purse will begin on Tuesday, October 2nd at Noon and continue through the month of October, ending on Tuesday October 31st at 2:00 PM….
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Do you Know Your IX?

Our son leaves home this August for his first year in college, and the excitement around our house is palpable. A few weeks back the school sent a suggested packing list, and it mirrors similar lists that are being sent to the more than twenty million other students who will attend American colleges and universities…
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