2015 Domestic Violence Awareness Month with Joy Keys

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On average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States--more than 12 million women and men over the course of a year.(www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/ipv-factsheet.pdf) Special Guest: Jeannine Lisitski, Executive Director and President for Women Against Abuse.the mission of women against abuse is to provide quality, compassionate and nonjudgmental services in a manner that fosters self-respect and independence in persons experiencing intimate partner violence and to lead the struggle to end domestic violence through advocacy and community education. www.womenagainstabuse.org Special Guest: Vashti Bledsoe, Director of Lutheran Settlement House’s Bilingual Domestic Violence Program.Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. Over the past century, the programs and services offered by LSH have changed in response to the evolving needs of the community. However, the core mission of Lutheran Settlement House — “to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services” — has remained constant. www.lutheransettlementhouse.org

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