All posts tagged: domestic violence advocates

My Sister's House, Shattered Lives, Elmire Ravin, Donna R. Gore

Shattered Lives: Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Guest Elmire Ravin

  National Domestic Violence Awareness Month is honored every October, often competing with other worthy, and more well known issues. To be sure there is exposure to the intimate partner violence cause, Shattered Lives Radio welcomes back previous guest, Elmire Ravin, Executive Director of My Sister’s House located in North Charleston, South Carolina. Listeners will learn about not only the issue of domestic violence, but the work of advocates and organizations across the country who have been working to make changes in the way the issue is perceived. While there have been many advances in education and awareness over the years, victims are still being asked, “why don’t you just leave?” With the national attention on the NFL, especially the very public incident involving Baltimore Ravens player, Ray Rice and his then girlfriend. The spotlight has been turned back on as it is when there is a celebrity or professional athlete involved in intimate partner violence. This is the time everyone must push to make quick advances before the light goes dim and the story stops …

Time's Up Blog, ImaginePublicity

Spotlight on Time’s Up! Blog: Searching for Solutions (SOS)

Time’s Up! SOS For Victims, Their Families and Communities Everyday news media outlets shout the headlines of the latest horrendous crime. Whether it be a murder, suicide, missing person, or just a spree of evil laid out upon the world, the news and the court systems are full of crime of every kind. The general public sits on their comfy sofas and recliners in the living rooms of America taking it all in, sometimes shedding a tear for that poor family that has endured a newsworthy tragedy. Then, the lights go dim, the televisions and computers of America are turned off, and the sleepy public goes to bed comforted by the thoughts that there is no evil pervading their lives. No other thought is given to what they saw today because tomorrow brings a whole new barrage of crime and along with it people and families that have been devastated. Whether a victim of assault, domestic violence, burglary, murder, or any myriad of crimes that affect the whole core of your life, you will be …

The Roth Show: Domestic Violence and the NFL, Is There A Problem? Is There A Solution?

Join Dr. Laurie Roth weekdays at 7-10pm Pacific, 10pm-1am Eastern Listen LIVE or to the Archive:  http://therothshow.com To discuss this case and to offer solutions to NFL and others, join Dr. Laurie Roth and her guest Sandra L. Brown, MA of The Institute for Relational Harm Reduction and Document the Abuse.Com By now most have heard about the appalling shooting death of Kasandra Perkins by Kansas City Chiefs player, Jovan Belcher, who subsequently shot himself in front of other Chiefs’ personnel. There have since been cries from domestic violence advocates across the country calling for the NFL to take a stronger stand when their athletes exhibit dangerous behavior. Whether Belcher outwardly showed himself to be troubled, or whether those around him didn’t recognize the red flags, we will never know, but, history says that this is going to happen again some time in the future. What can the NFL proactively do to help their athletes and to keep their families safe from their rages? From National Post:   “After the Jovan Belcher murder/suicide, there’s been …