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Raising Voices Against Domestic Violence

FINAL SESSION: Saturday, July 30th — Don’t miss it!

This 9-month project is a collaboration of Safe Futures with Writers Block Ink. Forum participants will engage in group discussions with Safe Futures advocates and work with Writer’s Block Ink facilitators to use theater to explore the root causes of domestic violence (10 am – 12 noon). Directly following the forum, from 12 – 2 pm, is an Open Arts Studio, in which participants can choose to attend 1 of 5 arts sessions, which include writing, visual arts, dance, and drumming. These sessions – and a private space to record stories of experiencing or witnessing domestic violence – will allow participants to express themselves and their experiences through the arts.

Final session:

  • Community Forum: Saturday, July 30th, 10 am-12 noon
  • Open Arts Studio: Saturday, July 3oth – 12-2 pm

All events are free and open to the public. For more information and for dates of upcoming events, visit Raising Voices Against DV. Also find RVADV on Facebook.

Looking for a special way to honor someone or mark a special event?

NOTE: Ribbon Cutting to celebrate the Pathway to a Safe Future campaing and re-dedicate the brick walk will take place on Wednesday, July 20th. For details, click here.

Honor someone with an inscribed brick and help create a Pathway to a Safe Future!  Each brick donation supports our endowment.  Click here for more information.

Thanks to the Southeastern CT Women’s NETWORK for its launch of this important campaign!


Welcome to Safe Futures, where we save lives, restore hope, and change the future for those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault in southeastern Connecticut.

Founded in 1976 as the Women’s Center of Southeastern Connecticut , Safe Futures began as an information and referral service for women entering the workforce.  Today, Safe Futures operates two 24-hour hotlines, an emergency shelter, and a transitional living program for families working to rebuild lives shattered by domestic violence or sexual assault.  Safe Futures also provides counseling and advocacy, case management, court advocacy, support groups, and educational programs for schools and community groups.  All 21 towns in New London County are served by the agency.