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Tag Archives: Domestic Violence

Finding Home

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When she was 8, Kayla went to the police and asked them to put her in foster care. Her mom had made a habit of leaving her alone for days, with no food and no one to look after her. With your help, Kayla—once without a home of her own—builds her future.
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“My future’s never been so bright.”

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Kim, a former Spectrum client, grew up in an abusive household and became homeless after her mother kicked her out when she turned 18. Kim shares how she got her life back on track, living in our emergency shelter and in our transitional housing.
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New Training: An Introduction to Batterer Intervention

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An Introduction to Batterer Intervention: Understanding Domestic Violence and Men Who Batter May 8, 2015 We’re offering a one-day training that will provide an overview of domestic violence and batterer accountability for individuals working with men who batter, including individuals interested in facilitating batterers intervention groups. This training is required for new DV Solutions facilitators. …
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Oregon Judge Shatters Myths About Domestic Violence

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The house where Nicolette Elias, a victim of intimate partner violence, was found. An Oregon circuit court judge, Amy Holmes Hehn, has been presiding over a contentious custody case. In an editorial in The Oregonian (reprinted here with permission), Hehn tells us how we can change our thinking and end the cycle of domestic violence. On Nov. 10, …
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Mark Redmond on Comcast Newsmakers

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On Monday, December 8th, Executive Director Mark Redmond was featured on Comcast Newsmakers. He spoke about what makes Spectrum services unique…
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