Ending Domestic and Sexual Abuse in Mississippi

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“Jeans for Justice”

“Jeans for Justice” is a mobile art display sponsored by S.A.F.E., Inc. and created by residents of northeast Mississippi. The purpose is to express feeling about violence and to let people know that that we as citizens of northeast Mississippi do not condone behavior that leads to or encourages any kind of violence, abuse, or […]

January 2012 is National Stalking Awareness Month

For many people “stalking” is a word that is heard on television, movies, in popular song and in casual conversation. Although it may seem like a joke or a harmless show of devotion, it is not. Stalking is a crime in all 50 states. The National Center for Victims of Crime defines stalking as “a […]

Exciting News! THS Senior Organizes “Silence Hides Violence” 5K

It can happen to ANYBODY. Silence Hides Violence.  Between 50% to 60% of domestic violence victims are women. Every 15 seconds, a woman is beaten in this country. For approximately 4 million women, the battering requires medical or police attention. Annually 4,000 women’s abuse ends- they die. Abuse against men is often times underestimated, overlooked, and hidden.  In […]

Do you know about the Attorney General’s Office Domestic Violence Division ?

The Attorney General’s Office Domestic Violence Division performs a myriad of functions in the area of domestic violence education and prevention, including: direct prosecutorial assistance and training with regard to specific issues in the prosecution of domestic violence cases, including research and brief drafting; law enforcement training on domestic violence laws, with special emphasis on […]

Supporters have raised over $250,000 in 2 ½ days for RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization

Read the whole article here: http://www.rainn.org/news-room/alums-unite-to-show-what-penn-state-is-really-all-about Washington, D.C., November 11th — What started with a small group of passionate alumni has exploded into a national display of Penn State pride, as thousands of Penn Staters have joined together to help victims of sexual assault. Using social media, these supporters have raised over $250,000 in 2 […]

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Just had a great time doing an interview with Allie Ware of WTVA about Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We talked about the problem of violence in our communities and I got to show of the freshly painted “Jeans for Justice” at the Lee County Library. Look for the story tonight at 6PM WTVA News!