Tags archives: domestic-violence

No Longer A Victim

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Women and Children First held its Vegas on the Rocks fundraiser earlier this month. In honor of that fundraiser, we're sharing this story from the December 2010 issue of AY Magazine. By Angela E. Thomas // Photography by Chach Bursey, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Media Relations and the Williams family 18. That’s the number of females — in Ar[...]

Vegas on the Rocks: A Chance for Change

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Vegas on the Rocks: A Chance for Change is a unique casino-themed party featuring Vegas-style gaming, unique entertainment, libations, gourmet food and a boutique silent auction to raise money for Women and Children First. General Admission: $50 - Includes complimentary beer and wine from 6:30 - 8 p.m., gourmet snacks provided by Cache, and $1000 in gamin[...]

Cosmetology Students to be Trained in Domestic Abuse Awareness

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This past November, I had the opportunity to interview Jajuan Archer, owner and founder of Women’s Own Worth, a foundation that offers individualized services for the victims of domestic violence, and violent crimes. Her story can be found in the online article, “Turning Tragedy into Purpose”. In January, Archer learned of a law passed in Illinois requiri[...]

October is Domestic Awareness Month

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25% … that’s 1 in 4 … women experience domestic violence in their lifetimes. Each year, 1,300 deaths occur as a result of domestic violence.* Photography by Becca Snider Tally   and heartbreaking isn’t it? Each year, Americans — male and female, rich and poor, white, black, brown — experience 2 million injuries as a result of domestic violence.* [...]