Ending Domestic and Sexual Abuse in Mississippi

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Public Service Announcements

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 […]

Teen Dating Violence Films

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month S.A.F.E., Inc, in partnership with the Ecru Police Department will be showing two films about teen dating violence starting at 6PM on Monday February 7th. The films will be shown in the 4,800 square-foot police department building located just behind town hall. Dangerous Relationships (29 minutes) Young people […]

Purple Ribbons Honor Domestic Violence Victim in Corinth, Mississippi.

“Domestic Violence Awareness Month to be Honored” an article by Barbara Bennett from the Daily Corinthian dated September 25, 2010 to see this article online at the Daily Corinthian’s website:  http://tiny.cc/jya17 In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Purple For Peace Campaign will be happening throughout our community during the month of October. The […]

See “Jeans for Justice” at the Iuka Library during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Jeans painted with messages about violence have been created by residents of northeast Mississippi from a wide variety of backgrounds and age groups in conjunction with our annual “Jeans for Justice” fund-raiser. The jeans reflect the individual artists’ feelings about violence in our community. Some jeans honor victims of violent crime, others state facts and […]

“Walking in Their Shoes” Event to Honor Homicide Victims

September 25, 2010, 7:00 pm National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims Who: Survivors of Homicide Victims, family and friends, community leaders, law enforcement and the public are invited What: The National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims When: Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 7 pm Where: J.T. Neeley Building at Veterans’ Park on Veterans’ […]

Free Trainings for the Faith-Based Community

As a part of domestic violence awareness month 2010, S.A.F.E. Inc., northeast Mississippi’s rape crisis center and domestic violence shelter, is sponsoring “The Faith Based Community and Domestic Violence” trainings for clergy, youth group leaders, and members of the faith-based community. Through a mail campaign, over 600 churches and faith-based groups from 11 counties were […]

Housewares Drive for Domestic Violence Survivors

S.A.F.E., Inc. needs your help! Many battered women and children used our shelter services this summer and started their lives over in a new home. S.A.F.E., Inc. provided these families with many of the things we all take for granted in our day-to-day lives. We need to collect more items for our newly arrived women […]