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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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Finding Your Voice

Patti was a “good girl” born in the Leave it To Beaver and Father Knows Best era of perfect families where bad things didn’t happen and good girls never got angry or had any need to cry. Patti, who was a very good girl, remained silent and kept the secret about her years of childhood…
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June 29 big changes come with HB309

During the 2017 Kentucky legislative session, more than two dozen organizations, led by the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence (KCADV), supported legislation sponsored by Senator Ralph Alvarado that eliminated Kentucky’s mandatory domestic violence reporting requirement. Current law requires that “any person having reasonable cause to suspect that an adult (defined as victim of domestic violence) has…
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Why We March

One refrain that I and many others at The Center repeat when we offer trainings and speak to community members is that the Center for Women and Families is here for ALL survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault—that is, we’re here for people of ALL genders and ALL sexualities. Our banner on each…
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