They’re not just words

October 20, 2016

Thousands of women have sat across from me, reeling from years of abuse. Almost all tell me the same story—scars heal, it’s the words that stick with you.

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#DVAM — No More! No Más!

October 15, 2016

The third annual No More No Más bilingual Domestic Violence Awareness Month Event is 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at SafePlace! Do you want to tell your story? Do you have a speech or poem you want to read? A favorite piece written by someone else you want to share? A song you’d like to […]

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Austin Council: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 7, 2016

With the proclamation that October be Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Council joined advocates, police, and the community in recognizing the impact of DV

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#DVAM – City Hall Proclaims October ‘Domestic Violence Awareness Month’

October 6, 2016

City Council will proclaim October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Join us at City Hall to show your support for the survivors of domestic violence and to show our community that domestic violence must end.  

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# DVAM – The Laurie Wright Stand Up Paddle Parade

October 5, 2016

The 6th Annual Lauri Wright Stand Up for Safe Families Paddle Parade is in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Austin/Travis County Family Violence Task Force with continued support from the Texas Rowing Center will host this FUN, FREE, FAMILY-FRIENDLY event. Paddleboards, canoes and kayaks will be available free of charge during the event. […]

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#DVAM – Light Up the Night

October 3, 2016

 Light Up The Night For Survivors Of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Join us for the 2nd Annual Unity Day Celebration on the hillside at The Long Center for the Performing Arts. Come help us celebrate survivors of domestic violence and the organizations that support them. There will be live music from Grace London and Zoe Czarnecki of Misimplicity, […]

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We are survivors extraordinaire

June 27, 2016

Surviving child abuse, human trafficking, and domestic violence makes us extraordinary. Next to the 158 Texas women killed in 2015, we are walking miracles.

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