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2014-10-03 08:23:09

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian F. Martin, founder of CDV - Children of Domestic Violence - shares today on his blog a key question people must ask to get to the root of the issue. Here is his commentary: A key question - Did you grow up living with domestic violence? This Sunday I watched football on TV. A public service announcement interrupted the typical beer and new truck commercial repertoire and hit on a topic that is often brushed under the rug of polite...

2014-10-03 08:23:03

Funds raised will help meet increased demand for direct services and improve public education about intimate partner abuse AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, professional football player Russell Wilson is launching the "Pass the Peace" campaign to raise funds for the National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline). To raise awareness of his campaign, Wilson posted a video challenge to his friends, Derek Jeter...

2014-10-02 23:02:58

A cutting-edge, transformational men's group endeavors to put end to domestic violence, one man at a time. Beginning October 23, 2014. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Currently, domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined. With recent high-profile cases spurring public outcry, efforts to curb domestic violence are heating up and a new movement of transformational men’s groups are being offered that...

2014-10-01 23:11:34

UP4 Probiotics will be donating a portion of their sales of UP4 WOMEN’S probiotic to The National Network to End Domestic Violence (http://www.nnedv.org) during the month of October. This organization was chosen through nationwide polling that took place during August and September on UP4’s website and social media outlets. Madison, Wi (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 UP4 Probiotics will be donating a portion of their sales of UP4 WOMEN’S probiotic to The National Network to End Domestic...

2014-10-01 23:06:30

Commissioner of New York City Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence to Deliver Lecture on October 6 Bronx, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that its School of Criminal Justice will be hosting a series of events throughout October to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a national campaign designed to support victims of domestic abuse and inspire action to end domestic violence. Monroe will...

2014-10-01 12:38:20

Verizon and When Georgia Smiled host A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of domestic violence prevention leaders from across the country will gather on the legendary Paramount Studios lot Friday, Oct. 3 for A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal - the follow up to the groundbreaking summit held in 2013. The event is being hosted by Verizon in partnership with When Georgia Smiled: The Robin McGraw Revelation Foundation and...

2014-10-01 12:36:25

HopeLine Program Has Collected More than 10.8 million Phones, Distributed More Than $21.4 million in Cash Grants Nationally BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) and Verizon Wireless is encouraging all Alabamians to donate old phones to the company's HopeLine(®) program to support victims and local domestic violence organizations throughout the state. HopeLine from Verizon puts the nation's most reliable wireless...

2014-10-01 08:38:40

HopeLine Program Has Collected More than 10.8 million Phones, Given Out More Than $21.4 million in Cash Grants Nationally ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) and Verizon Wireless is encouraging all Georgians to donate old phones to the company's HopeLine(®) program to support victims and local domestic violence organizations in the Peach State. HopeLine from Verizon puts the nation's most reliable wireless...

2014-10-01 08:27:05

Using Your Smartphone for Personal Safety SEATTLE, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Domestic violence is an every day issue across the United States, affecting individuals of every age, gender, race, and socioeconomic status. Now, there's a personal safety tool for iOS and Android mobile devices aimed at preventing attacks and documenting any intimidation or stalking. The mobile app iWitness gives people a way to protect themselves using their smartphones....

2014-09-24 23:11:48

Training helps colleges and universities create safer campus communities while complying with new federal mandates Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Scenario Learning, LLC, developer of safety and compliance solutions for schools and workplaces, announces a new suite of Campus Sexual Violence Prevention courses now available in its SafeColleges Online Staff Training System. The suite of online courses, written by leading safety experts Alison Kiss and Michelle Issadore, help...


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