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Women’s Own Worth Gives to Those in Need

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Women’s Own Worth, a local nonprofit dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence, aims to help victims through scholarships and donations. W.O.W. founder Jajuan Archer says her organization tries to bridge the gap between the state and other organizations for those in need. While her organization focuses primarily on domestic violence victims, it he[...]

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[...]

Turning Tragedy Into Purpose

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Meeting with Jajuan Archer, the founder of Women's Own Worth-a multi-faceted service program for victims of domestic abuse, was a warming, humbling, and moving experience. You know those people that seem to have fallen gracefully from heaven? Jajuan is one of those. Her remarkable story and outstanding efforts to bring refuge, support, and healing to vict[...]

The Sweetest of Surprises!

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Women’s Own Worth (W.O.W.) is making a huge impact in the lives of abuse survivors in our state. Photography by Becca Snider Tally   nonprofit’s mission is to “empower women to know their own worth” by providing services to women and families who have been victims of domestic violence or violent crime. Each day W.O.W. received requests for various[...]

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.* [...]