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    Establishing Boundaries to Prevent Online Sexual Violence

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Boundaries

Personal boundaries are an important piece of all healthy relationships, but it can be difficult to figure out what our own boundaries are and communicate them clearly with friends, romantic partners, and family. During this time of COVID-19 and social distancing, it can be even harder to maintain our existing personal boundaries, create new ones,…
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Remembering Those We Lost

Every year in October The Center holds a memorial event held to remember individuals that have lost their lives to intimate partner violence across the commonwealth. While this year looks different due to COVID-19 we have been remembering these individuals by lighting buildings and homes purple across Kentuckiana.  Together we stand in strength for the…
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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

It is back to school time for everyone! Teachers, administrators, parents, and especially kids are full of emotions. While this school year looks different for everyone, it is especially harder for those living in unsafe homes. Rhonda is currently living in the realm of the unknown. She is unemployed, caused by the massive layoffs during…
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Working from Shelter during Back to School

Back to school time should be filled with excitement, a fresh start, and the opportunity to continue a love of learning. This year looks a little bit different for everyone, including those who have recently escaped violence. Imagine the struggle of keeping up with your children’s needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and remote learning while…
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Quarantine When Home isn’t Safe

Erica came to The Center for Women and Families in April during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic feeling fearful, anxious, and she was nine-months pregnant. Getting closer and closer to her due date and needing round-the-clock access to medical care, she and her advocate determined that a hotel near the hospital was the best place…
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2021 Woman of Distinction Nominations

Nominations are open for this year’s Women of Distinction. It’s hard to believe that it is time to start the Women of Distinction nominations, but here we are in the middle of 2020 and we want to hear from you.  Each year we celebrate 5 Women of Distinction who have given a lifetime of professional…
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