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Find Your Voice RETURNS!

Our first workshop was so successful, we’ve added another! Guided To Safety presents BreakTheCycle.org’s … “Find Your Voice – Ending Violence” a dating abuse awareness workshop series for teens Session 1: Dating Abuse 101 Monday, April 7, 6:30-8:00pm * types of abuse, cycle of abuse, warning signs, healthy relationships Recommended for 7th-12th graders Session 2: […]

FIND YOUR VOICE Workshop Series

One more week before our upcoming series for teens on dating abuse!  There are a few seats remaining.  No cost.  Snacks will be served.  With 1 in 3 teens being physically, emotionally, or sexually abused in a dating relationship, how can we afford to not raise the awareness of our youth? Contact us now, GuidedToSafety@gmail.com, […]

3 Destructive Words for Our Boys

“Be a Man!” In saying this to our boys, what are we really telling them?  What message are they receiving? Watch this trailer of an upcoming documentary – an exploration of American masculinity –  by The Representation Project, creators of “Miss Representation.”

Male Victims Acknowledged Across The Pond

Clubs and gyms targeted to help male victims of domestic abuse By Ciaran Fagan Leicester Mercury  launch: Joe Hanney, Det Con Mark Brennan and Safe Project’s Krishna Tailor at RWL Gym, for the campaign Police are to target sports clubs and gyms to urge men who are suffering domestic abuse to seek help. Leicestershire Police […]

App Could Save Your Life

New App Lets People in Abusive Relationships Seek Help Quickly by Laura Beck Jezebel Aspire News is a new app out for iPhone and Android that’s made for people in abusive relationships. It’s an interesting idea, and one that might actually help a lot of people.From Look Into the Mind: It’s disguised as a regular […]

Talking to My Son About #Rapeface

by Sandra Hawkin Diaz VP, Marketing and Communications, Canadian Women’s Foundation HuffPost Living Last week my 12-year-old son and his friends used a term I hadn’t heard before: “rape face.” The next day I saw his buddy tag a photo of himself on Instagram with #rapeface. So we sat down to talk. When I asked […]

Close To Home

An article from the Press Democrat, by Sonoma County YWCA ED Madeleine Keegan O’Connell. Close to Home: Domestic violence is never far away If you believe, as I do, that if Kevin Bacon resided in Sonoma County, his “Six Degrees of Separation” would be more like 2, and considering that 25 percent of families are […]

Our District Attorney on Domestic Violence

From the October 21, 2013 Press Democrat’s “Letters to the Editor …” Domestive Violence EDITOR: October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As we pause to reflect on the toll this crime takes on our community, we realize that one in four women will be a victim. At a recent luncheon in Santa Rosa, California Supreme […]

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Join Us for Our 2013 FINALE!

February 28, March 1 & 2 … Join us for our ({V}) Season Finale – a staged production of The Vagina Monologues! “The Vagina Monologues“ Hailed by the New York Times as “funny” and “poignant” and by the Daily News as “intelligent” and “courageous”, The Vagina Monologues, which was first performed off-Broadway by Ms Ensler, […]