Safe and Sound The Housing Needs of Domestic Violence Victims

Safe and Sound: The Housing Needs of Domestic Violence Victims

How many times have you heard or asked this question in relation to domestic violence: “Why doesn’t the victim just leave?”
Gang Intervention Not a Choice a Must

Gang Intervention: Not a Choice, a Must

The ability to intervene into a gang ecosystem is to inject yourself into a crisis environment and possibly prevent that engagement from becoming a catastrophe.
Panel of Experts Breaking the Silence on Safety

Panel of Experts: Breaking the Silence on Safety

Whether at home or on the streets, violence is a global epidemic that takes place in both public and private spaces.
Supportive Families Healthy Children

Supportive Families, Healthy Children

Families love their children and want the best for them. Families want to protect their children from harm. 
Make the Call Donate Your Old Phone and Save Lives

Make the Call: Donate Your Old Phone and Save Lives

Help for a victim or survivor of domestic violence may be as close as your own desk drawer, if that’s where you store your old cell phone and its accessories.
Maya Angelou Rise Above Violence with Kindness

Maya Angelou: Rise Above Violence with Kindness

Poet, memoirist and activist Maya Angelou has forged a life of extraordinary courage. Today, her message remains as true and timeless as ever.
Curing Violence Starts at the Community Level

Curing Violence Starts at the Community Level

David* was a model eighth-grader. He had exemplary grades, a near perfect attendance record and scored well on all his state exams.
Understanding the Depth of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Understanding the Depth of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Anger is one of many ugly by-products of post traumatic stress disorder, and maybe the most dangerous.
Sexual Orientation and the City

Sexual Orientation and the City

Supportive lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) programs expand in New York City.
 Tim Gunn Speaks Frankly about Domestic Violence

Tim Gunn Speaks Frankly about Domestic Violence

With his kind heart and gentle humor, fashion consultant Tim Gunn has won the hearts of Americans. A passionate advocate for ending domestic violence, Gunn pulls no punches when it comes to this issue.
Domestic Abuse Behind Closed Doors

Domestic Abuse: Behind Closed Doors

Domestic abuse comes in many forms and leaves its victims feeling unsafe and vulnerable in their own homes. Fortunately, there are programs in place that are opening doors for these men and women who are victimized by their significant others.
Addressing Mental Illness Before Stage 4

Addressing Mental Illness Before Stage 4

Over 450 million people worldwide have a mental health problem — more than 1 in every 16.
 A Preventative Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Violence

A Preventative Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Violence

Violence can be prevented— but it requires a comprehensive approach.
Abusive Relationships 6 Red Flags

Abusive Relationships: 6 Red Flags

It can be difficult to predict that a partner is likely to become abusive, but there are some red flags that signal impending abuse.
Domestic Violence Poses Extra Challenges for Minorities

Domestic Violence Poses Extra Challenges for Minorities

Domestic violence is especially prevalent among Hispanic and African American communities, even though it's often perceived as a white issue.
Violence A Public Health Crisis

Violence: A Public Health Crisis

Violence is preventable. The massive burden that violence imposes on the health of this nation makes this a public health crisis, although one that can be prevented.
Empowering our LGBTQ Youth

Empowering our LGBTQ Youth

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) adolescents face great adversity and challenges to their development at a crucial point in their lives.
Understanding Prevention Theory

Understanding Prevention Theory

While all phases of prevention are essential to effectiveness, the time has come to prioritize the advancement of primary prevention research, practice, and implementation.
Exploring Crime in California

Exploring Crime in California

It’s not all sunshine and beaches in The Golden State.
Fit Zones Reduce Violence while Lifting Spirits

Fit Zones Reduce Violence while Lifting Spirits

Fitness Improvement Training, or FIT Zones, are effectively reducing crime by creating a sense of trust and community between residents and local law enforcement.