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Volunteer Spotlight

We would like to take some time to recognize our intern at the Norfolk office, Wilma Alvarado! She started with us May

Volunteer Spotlight2019-06-14T11:28:39-05:00

14 Misconceptions About Domestic Violence

After a video surfaced of football player Ray Rice punching out his then-fiancée Janay in an elevator, domestic violence has been at

14 Misconceptions About Domestic Violence2019-06-04T11:23:48-05:00

Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

When many people hear about sexual violence, they often assume that the perpetrator was a stranger. They may picture dark alleys and

Intimate Partner Sexual Violence2019-04-12T11:06:40-05:00

Elks Club Donation

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is an organization that emphasizes work with veterans and youth in our communities. Norfolk Elks

Elks Club Donation2019-03-07T14:14:53-05:00

When No One Believes You

Have you tried to tell someone you’re being abused, only to be accused of lying? It’s not your fault. Let’s get that

When No One Believes You2018-10-18T09:45:41-05:00

What kind of person makes false rape accusations?

False rape accusations loom large in the cultural imagination. We don’t forget the big ones: The widely-read 2014 Rolling Stone article, later retracted, about a

What kind of person makes false rape accusations?2018-09-28T11:06:14-05:00

Explaining Violence to Kids

  Talking about domestic violence is never easy. Talking about it with the children who witness violence can be both a heartbreaking

Explaining Violence to Kids2018-09-18T12:35:39-05:00
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