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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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A Note from Erica: Safe Futures’ fundraising breakfast

The E-List Published 05/10/2013 Some nice publicity from our new friend Erica, of “The E-List”: “My friend, Monique, invited me to a breakfast to learn about Safe Futures, an emergency shelter and transitional living program for families shattered by domestic violence or sexual assault in Southeastern Connecticut. The event was timely, in light of this […]

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Advocacy groups invoke the ‘Power of Purple’

By Amy J. Barry The Day Published 03/30/2013 12:00 AM The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports that domestic violence takes the lives of three women every single day in the U.S. One in every four American women will be abused in their lifetimes-from every walk of life and in every community. And that’s why […]

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The Power of Purple – An End to Domestic Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sheila S. Horvitz (860) 884-8945 (cell) sshesq@yahoo.com The Power of Purple – An End to Domestic Violence NORWICH – The Rose Conrad Memorial Fund of Safe Futures, in partnership with Hadassah American Affairs of Eastern Connecticut will present an awareness raising event, “The Power of Purple, An End to Domestic Violence” […]

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Radiothon Against Domestic Violence: 1/25/13

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Emma Palzere-Rae (860) 447-0366 x203 eprae@SafeFuturesCT.org 18th Annual Men Against Domestic Violence Campaign RADIOTHON to Benefit Safe Futures (formerly the Women’s Center) NEW LONDON – The 18th Annual Men Against Domestic Violence Radiothon, which benefits Safe Futures, will be held on Friday, January 25, 2013 from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  […]

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