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Donate used cell phones, support victims of domestic violence

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Sadey Goodman, a 6-year-old girl who attends Wade King Elementary in Bellingham, heard about Whatcom County’s Hopeline Campaign from her mother, and decided that she wanted to help.  Sadey developed a “strategic plan” to collect cell phones to help victims … Continue reading

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Whatcom County employers recognized for DV policies

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Domestic Violence Commission Honored Employers for Implementing Comprehensive Domestic Violence in the Workplace Policies and Procedures County Executive Jack Louws presented Certificates of Recognition to eight Whatcom County workplaces that have adopted and implemented comprehensive domestic violence in the workplace … Continue reading

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DV Commission Member and Staff Present National Webinar on Safety Audits

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Safety and Accountability Audits – Transforming Communities to End Violence Against Women: Bellingham – Whatcom County, Washington Sue Parrott, DV Commission Program Supervisor, and Bruce Van Glubt, DV Commission member and Whatcom County District Court and Probation Supervisor, are presenting … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Ellen Pence

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In Memoriam: Ellen Pence April 15, 1948-January 6, 2012 “If you are living with a batterer, it is not cyclical.” – Ellen Pence Domestic violence survivors, advocates, and programs across the world are remembering one of the battered women’s movement’s … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Vigil & Labyrinth

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On Thursday, October 6th, 2011, more than 125 people gathered on the lawn of the downtown Bellingham Public Library to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Those in attendance included a wide range of community members, including many survivors of domestic … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Vigil & Healing Labyrinth

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The Domestic Violence Awareness Month Vigil & Healing Labyrinth are this Thursday, October 6th at 6:00 pm at the downtown Bellingham Public Library. The theme of Domestic Violence Awareness Month is “The Solution is In Sight” – a focus on … Continue reading

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Journey to Healing: walk, run, or roll 5k/10k/half marathon

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Lummi Victims of Crime (LVOC) is hosting its annual Journey to Healing this Saturday, September 10, 2011 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. The Journey to Healing is intended to raise awareness both of breast cancer (September is Breast Cancer … Continue reading

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Nominate a person or group for the Outstanding Achievement Award

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Each year, the DV Commission grants the Outstanding Achievement Award to honor an individual or group (such as a family, business, or organization) who has made a significant contribution to addressing the problem of domestic violence in Whatcom County through … Continue reading

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Wear jeans on Friday, April 29, 2011 to honor victims of sexual violence

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In 1997, a teenage girl in Italy was picked up by her 45-year-old driving instructor for her first lesson. He took her to an isolated location, pulled her out of the car and forcefully raped her. Despite threats that she … Continue reading

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Elder Abuse and Abuse of Vulnerable Populations Forum

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The BWCCADV will present an educational forum on Elder Abuse and the Abuse of Vulnerable Populations on Tuesday, April 26th from 2:00 pm until 4:30 pm. The forum will be held at the Ferndale WECU (Whatcom Educational Credit Union) Community … Continue reading

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