Florida United Methodist congregations tackle age-old problem
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October is Domestic Awareness Month
You can do a lot during the month of October to raise awareness about domestic violence. read more »
National Network to End Domestic Violence has a lot of great material. Check out the “Resources” tab and sign up for their action alerts through by clicking on “Take Action.”
Peace and Safety in the Christian Home (PASCH) is a loose coalition of academics, professionals, clergy and lay people who are alarmed by domestic violence in the Christian home and are interested in solving the problem.
The NO MORE Campaign is designed to galvanize, change and radically increase the awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault in our communities. There is a free toolkit available on their website.
The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence has a variety of Domestic Violence Awareness Month resources.
The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC) is an organization focused on the unique circumstances of African Americans as they face issues related to domestic violence, including intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder maltreatment, and community violence.
Futures Without Violence (formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund) works to prevent and end violence against women and children around the world. Their website contains information, fact sheets, and resources on a wide range of violence-related topics.
FaithTrust Institute is a national, multifaith, multicultural training and education organization with global reach working to end sexual and domestic violence. They offer a variety of excellent resources.
United Methodist advocates who would like to see an end to domestic violence and human trafficking convened a national conference call on August 30th to hear stories from other UMC leaders who are tackling these issues in their local communities. The call was the second in a regular series aimed... read more »