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Art as a weapon against domestic violence

The Bristol Observer By Mike Chaiken Published 07/18/2014 Local artist Ewa Grochowska has a goal. To eliminate domestic violence. And she is using the power of art to achieve this end. Grochowska’s artwork will be part of the 57th Annual Mystic Outdoor Art Festival and the SoNo Arts Celebration in Norwalk in August. The former […]

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Pathway to a Safe Future on FromThisCornerTV

Published on Jul 17, 2014 Guests join Host Marilyn Dayton: Millie Divine, Founder SECTWN, Kathleen O’Beirne, Past President SECTWN, and Emma Palzere-Rae, Safe Futures. They talk about the partnership of Southeastern CT Women’s Network and Safe Futures to raise money to help those who suffer from domestic violence and sexual abuse. Click here to view […]

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Happy Father’s Day! Men Against Domestic Violence Listing 2014

As published in The Day, The Norwich Bulletin, and LymeLine.com on 06/15/2014, click here to read our 2014 Men Against Domestic Violence List.  Thank you for standing up and being a hero!

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Help is available for domestic violence victims

ReminderNews Janice Steinhagen Published 04/18/2014 EASTERN CONNECTICUT—Love and abuse seem to be contradictions, but it’s not all black and white for a person with an abusive intimate partner. “For someone living in a domestic violence relationship, it’s their life, something they cope with every day,” said Karen Jarmoc, executive director of the Connecticut Coalition Against […]

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Group Calls Attention to Domestic Violence

The Bulletin Published 04/10/2014 NORWICH — The play “Rule of Thumb,” about two women caught in the cycle of domestic violence, gets its name from an alleged centuries-old tenet that it was permissible for a man to beat his wife, provided he used a stick no thicker than his thumb. The one-act play, staged Thursday […]

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Make a Difference: Safe Futures

The Day Published 11/27/2013 12:00 AM WHO: Mary, Cheryl and Eve, and all the women of Genesis House AGENCY: Safe Futures (formerly the Women’s Center of Southeastern CT) assists victims of domestic violence and sexual assault throughout New London County by providing free, confidential services, safe shelter and long-term housing, and violence prevention education. SITUATION: […]

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Power of Purple walk & rally a great success!

The Jewish Leader Published 12/06/2013 On a beautiful fall day, Sunday, October 27, a sea of purple graces historic Groton on a walk to bring awareness and an end to domestic violence. The Power of Purple Campaign, a join creation of Eastern Ct. Hadassah and Safe Futures enlisted numerous community partners in the Walk, including […]

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Millie Devine to be honored by community that she loves

By Kathleen Edgecomb The Day Published 12/02/2013 12:00 AM New London – When Millie Devine was just starting her career in the early 1960s as a secretary in Boston, she felt she needed to do more than just work. Coming from a family of teachers – her mother and three aunts were educators – she […]

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Happy Father’s Day! 2013 Men Against Domestic Violence listing

LymeLine.com Published 06/16/2013 Happy Father’s Day!   And on this day, we are proud to support  Safe Futures (formerly the Women’s Center of Southeastern Connecticut) by donating space to publish their annual announcement of “Men Against Domestic Violence” This announcement lists the names of men and organizations : -who have made a contribution to the grassroots […]

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Group works toward a future without domestic violence

By Izaskun E. Larrañeta The Day Published 06/07/2013 12:00 AM New London – One day every three weeks at Goldy’s Restaurant, a group of men and women huddle to eat a delicious breakfast while speaking about an unsavory subject – domestic violence. Wednesday was one of those occasions, when members of the Safe Futures’ Engaging […]

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