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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 and Communities of Color

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Domestic Violence and Communities of Color Recently, the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV) released a quick fact sheet on Domestic Violence and Communities of Color.  This fact sheet provides information about how and why communities of color experience … 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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3 things the media can do to make DV visible

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The BWCCADV has identified outreach to the media as a priority this year. (See our previous article, Making Domestic Violence Visible, for more information.) DV Commission members and staff will be approaching local media publications throughout Whatcom County to discuss … Continue reading

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making Domestic Violence visible

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Domestic violence is an invisible issue in our communities, and the only way to end this problem is by participation of all community members – including businesses and organizations – in our efforts to shed light on and respond appropriately … Continue reading

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