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Latina Immigrant Women and Children’s Well-Being and Access to Services After Detention

Evidence suggests that Central American women’s motivations to migrate and experiences during migration are often tied to violence, and yet their experiences after arriving in the U.S. do not always support their rights, recovery, safety, or healing. In fact, Central American women and children apprehended and detained in detention centers in the United States are [...]

The power of #1Thing

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the “Day of Unity” held in October 1981 and conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The Day of Unity soon became an entire week devoted to a [...]

Creating safe spaces and new opportunities

Thirty eight girls ages 10-18 joined us last week at Camp Singing Hills thanks to our collaboration with Girl Scouts River Valleys. This experience provided a safe space for discussions around healthy relationships and teen dating violence, leadership and team building activities and lots of fun!

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