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Pop Culture Panel

October is domestic violence awareness month. This presentation and panel discussion will explore domestic violence as it relates to popular media/culture. Why is our society saturated with media that deconstructs personal agency? Why is sexual violence considered normal in our society? How does our media inform our understanding of domestic violence? Join us to find out!

Thursday, October 30
Clinton Theater
2522 SE Clinton St.
7-8:30pm (doors at 6:30)
Free (but donations appreciated at the door)
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MODERATOR
Erin Fairchild

PANELISTS
Karol Collymore, Equity Foundation
Megan Kovacs, Raphael House of Portland
Meg Panichelli, Bradley Angle

Special thanks to Oregon NOW for their support!

Story spotlightThe Work

Jessica’s Story

At least I don’t have to check “Divorced”
On a lifetime of official forms
But I remember the wedding ritual,
The party, the thank you notes.
The marriage failed within a year.

At least the cats can’t ask me
Why she doesn’t come home any more
But they follow me with puzzled eyes
And keep waiting by the door.
I can’t seem to provide them a stable home.

At least I have my own career,
Accounts, investments, business sense
But half my income came from her
And half the household payments, too.
I scramble for work like an abandoned housewife.

At least the courts...  Read More »

 

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We are grateful for the support of the community in helping us provide for the basic needs of domestic violence survivors and their children, and to ensure their safety. You can find out about our current Wishlist and our donation policies here.

Our Current Top 5 Most Needed Items include:
1. Spoons and forks
2. Cups (tumblers and coffee)
3. Maxi pads
4. Bowls
5. Hats and gloves (adults and kids)

Please note: At this time we are not taking clothing or hotel-sized toiletries.
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