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2014-07-29 12:39:20

Millions of abuse victims to find help faster, better than before. DENVER, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and Theresa's Fund, an Arizona-based private family foundation, have formed a partnership to launch domesticshelters.org, a new website that will provide abuse victims, their friends and family, and agencies, with the most comprehensive, searchable database housing more than 300,000 data points on more than 3,000...

2014-07-29 08:33:31

MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Universal Conflict Resolution (UCR), a Minneapolis/St. Paul violence prevention company has launched a timely and practical conflict resolution program designed for all age groups and a host of academic and business settings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130328 John Stewart and Tom Schockemoehl, veteran middle and high school educators, have combined their hands-on professional experience in conflict resolution...

2014-07-29 08:28:03

Ad to Air in Washington, D.C., Arizona, Nevada, and New Hampshire; Domestic Violence Survivors and Advocates From Across The Country Join Everytown in DC to Urge Congress to Close Loopholes that Allow Abusers and Stalkers to Get Guns WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new television and online advertisement depicting a harrowing encounter of domestic abuse and gun violence ahead of this week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing -...

2014-07-28 23:01:00

Recent Suicide Rates, a Guide Released Today by NoBullying: http://nobullying.com/suicide-rates/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Are teens and youth seriously thinking of suicide? Why are suicidal tendencies present in today’s world? Discover the latest suicide rates in a guide released today by NoBullying. According to recent reports, most youth involved in bullying don’t display suicidal behavior. They do, however, concede that teenage suicide and bullying are rising public health...

2014-07-25 23:08:59

The Onder Law Firm’s national premises liability attorneys provide family members of assault victims with comprehensive assault & rape lawsuit representation for premises liability claims. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 National premises liability lawyers are reaching out to the families of persons harmed by rape or assault and seeking to file premises liability claims. The attorneys’ new website, the Rape & Assault Lawsuit Center, provides detailed information on assault...

2014-07-25 23:07:27

Sensible Solutions, a program developed by Corporate Security & Investigations, Inc. (CSI), offers school officials one of the country’s first multifaceted, holistic approaches to school safety and security that seeks to address environmental factors before they become a problem. Monaca, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A comprehensive school safety and security program was announced today by Louis Gentile, President of CSI Corporate Security & Investigations. The Sensible...

2014-07-22 12:26:40

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Retreat's 6th Annual Hamptons Juried Art Show announced a deadline of Tuesday, September 16, 2104 for submission of works by artists worldwide to compete for a gallery showing while simultaneously raising funds to end the cycle of domestic violence. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/129179 The competition culminates in the top 25 entries being displayed in a group art show at the Richard J. Demato Fine...

2014-07-18 11:56:40

University of California - San Francisco New research from UC San Francisco found that 60 percent of the city's homeless and unstably housed women who are HIV-infected or at high risk to become infected have endured a recent experience of some form of violence New research from UC San Francisco found that 60 percent of the city's homeless and unstably housed women who are HIV-infected or at high risk to become infected have endured a recent experience of some form of violence. "We...

2014-07-14 23:06:13

Face Forward Foundation Focuses on Patients Moving Beyond Physical and Mental Scars Of Domestic Violence Through Reconstructive Surgery Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Face Forward Foundation, a charity that provides reconstructive surgery for victims of domestic violence, will hold its most important fundraising and awareness-building event of the year, The Fifth Annual Gala, “A Venetian Masquerade.” This inspirational charity will raise funds with a goal of $500,000 for 2015...

2014-07-14 20:21:28

MILWAUKEE, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Wisconsin announced today that it has received a gift of $2.5 million from the Selig family to support the Sojourner Family Peace Center, a first-of-its-kind family justice model in Milwaukee. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126909 The new, centrally located 78,000-square foot facility, which is scheduled to open in 2016, is a joint project between Sojourner Family Peace Center and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin....


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