Make a Difference for a Domestic Violence Survivor
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead
Every one of us knows someone—or is someone—who has been affected by domestic and sexual violence. As with most epidemics, the extent of the problem can feel overwhelming and leave us wondering how we can even begin to make a difference. You can get involved by volunteering, donating, throwing a beneficiary event, lending your voice to the movement, and many other ways.
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... Read More »
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