Updates & Events
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
2522 SE Clinton St.
7-8:30pm (doors at 6:30)
Free (but donations appreciated at the door)
Karol Collymore, Equity Foundation
Megan Kovacs, Raphael House of Portland
Meg Panichelli, Bradley Angle
Special thanks to Oregon NOW for their support!
There are some children who can narrate their entire history of domestic violence through their actions.
When 4-year old Isaac came to shelter, his verbal skills were delayed, common for many young children who have witnessed domestic violence. He hit, slapped, spit, and pulled hair of all other female participants- both child and adult- as easily as waving “hi”. Isaac would frequently throw his food on the floor and yell at me to pick it up for him. None of his aggressive behaviors were done with malicious intent; rather he believed that this was normal... 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.
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Please note: At this time we are not taking clothing or hotel-sized toiletries.
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