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July 2, 2018

“Just Lovely People”: How Neighbors’ Media Descriptions of Domestic Violence Homicide Perpetrators Normalize Abuse

Women’s Advocates’ Education and Outreach Coordinator Meggie Royer writes a monthly post on topics that are relevant to the work we do as an organization.  While Women’s Advocates is supported by Grant No. A-CVS-2018-WOMADV-00013, awarded by the Office on Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs – the opinions, findings,…

June 26, 2018

June 2018 Newsletter | Women’s Advocates

Click to view our June 2018 newsletter. Highlights Include: Volunteer Appreciation Event Domestic Violence Education You’re Invited: Pryes for a Purpose Volunteer Needs How to Support WA At the Shelter – Butterflies! In the News…

May 29, 2018

May 2018 Newsletter

Click to view our May 2018 Newsletter. Highlights include: Open House Review We Need Volunteers At the Shelter – Summer Garden Domestic Violence Education…

April 24, 2018

April 2018 Women’s Advocates Newsletter

Click HERE to view our April 2018 Newsletter. Topics include: May Day Open House & Shelter Tour next week Sexual Assault education, recognizing April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month Volunteer appreciation How you can get involved  …

April 23, 2018

#SurviveTogether Week Four

What We Can Do Young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence – almost triple the national average. Here’s how you can help. 8-steps to support someone who is experiencing domestic violence, via RAINN.

April 18, 2018

In The News: Twin Cities affordable housing shortages affecting domestic violence survivors (Pioneer Press)

Twin Cities affordable housing shortages affecting domestic violence survivors…

April 16, 2018

#SurviveTogether Week Three

Survivor Stories “Violence not only causes physical injury, it also undermines the social, economic, psychological, spiritual and emotional well-being of the victim.” Susmitha B, “Domestic Violence: Causes, Impact, and Remedial Measures.” You deserve kindness! If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse and needs help, please contact Women’s Advocates’…

April 9, 2018

#SurviveTogether Week Two

Healthy Relationships vs. Unhealthy Relationships Do you think you or a loved one may be in an abusive relationship? We are here to help! https://www.wadvocates.org/resources/ Unhealthy relationships are based upon power and control. This can include coercion, threats, intimidation, put-downs, isolation, etc. Abuse is not just physical. Abuse can…

April 2, 2018

#SurviveTogether Week One

Connections between Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence This week marks the start of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). As a Domestic Violence shelter, we know all too well that sexual assault plays a part in the lives of our survivors. As RAINN states, “Sexual assault in a relationship rarely exists…