All posts tagged: Domestic violence

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

Shattered Lives: Safety First at My Sister’s House

Listen to Shattered Lives Radio Shattered Lives is excited and honored to welcome Elmire Raven, Executive Director of My Sister’s House to the radio broadcast scheduled Saturday, March 1 at 5pm. My Sister’s House is a nonprofit organization that provides services, programs and resources to empower victims of domestic violence and their children to be free from abuse. Located in North Charleston, South Carolina, the organization operates an emergency temporary shelter at an undisclosed location for up to 36 women and children who flee abusive situations in Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties in South Carolina. It also maintains a 24-hour crisis hotline and helps victimized women and children with needed food, clothing, transportation, medication among many other community services. Learn more about the Survivor’s Advisory Board. According to Ms. Raven: “Survivors are uniquely qualified to provide input to My Sister’s House on policies and practices that will benefit current victim in the shelter.” This amazing organization is like many other small not-for-profits providing critical social services, advocacy and counseling.  Ms. Ravin spins many plates and …

Liza's Lifeline, Shattered LIves, Donna R. Gore, Doug Warner

Shattered Lives: Intimate Partner Homicide and Liza’s Lifeline

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE According to the latest statistics released in 2013, South Carolina is rated #1 in the nation for deaths attributed to domestic violence, otherwise known as intimate partner homicide. Unfortunately, South Carolina has consistently been in the top ten and there doesn’t seem to be much progress being made utilizing standard operations found in organizations and shelter systems across the state. In 2004, Liza Ellen Warner’s death was one which contributed to the above mentioned statistics. Wishing to find a way to honor Liza’s life and continue to make it meaningful, her father and step mother, Doug and Shirley Warner, founded Liza’s Lifeline as a way to bring more awareness and provide needed resources to others caught in the web of domestic violence. Shattered Lives is proud to host Doug Warner to discuss the issue of intimate partner homicide and ways …

Attorney Michelle S. Cruz, ImaginePublicity

Michelle S. Cruz Talks to Dr. Laurie Roth About Rights of Domestic Violence Victims

Join Dr. Laurie Roth weekdays at 7-10pm Pacific, 10pm-1am Eastern Listen LIVE or to the Archive:  http://therothshow.com As the nation is in the midst of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, those who work for the rights of those victims do it every month. As most victims of domestic violence can relay, the journey through the court system is confusing, painful and often a series of re-victimizations for one going through the traumatic experience. Attorney Michelle S. Cruz has walked many a victim through the process, insuring that their rights are upheld in court, and using her influence to gain even further protection for those rights. As the former State Victim Advocate in Connecticut, Cruz has been vocal on many issues concerning victims’ rights and has years of experience as a prosecuting attorney working with high risk domestic violence cases. She’s testified to create new legislation that will continue to protect the rights of victims of all crime. During the second hour of The Roth Show, Michelle Cruz and Dr. Laurie Roth will discuss the issues of …

Donna R. Gore, LadyJustice,Shattered Lives,ImaginePublicity

Shattered Lives: Audrey Carlson Supports Homicide Survivors

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE In 2002, 24 year old Elizabeth Anne Carlson was gunned down by an ex-boyfriend in her own home, her sister, Leslie, managed to escape and call for help. The aftermath of losing a daughter to violent crime, intimate partner violence, is excrutiating for a close knit family, but they found unique ways to honor her memory and help others, along with receiving their own needed resources to heal. Joining us for the show is Elizabeth’s mother, Audrey Carlson, who is President of the Elizabeth Anne Carlson Memorial Scholarship for the Performing Arts, a foundation that continuously gives to Elizabeth’s greatest love, theater and dance. Her passion is embraced by the organization and provides the opportunity to fulfill the dreams of other young talented performers. Through the years since Elizabeth’s murder Audrey Carlson has worked with homicide survivors support groups including …

Dr. Laurie Roth, The Roth Show, ImaginePublicity

The Roth Show: Anny Jacoby Discusses Personal Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims

Join Dr. Laurie Roth weekdays at 7-10pm Pacific, 10pm-1am Eastern Listen LIVE or to the Archive:  http://therothshow.com Wednesday segment welcomes Anny Jacoby Domestic Violence: Has Anything Changed? October is traditionally deemed Domestic Violence Awareness Month for the purpose of gaining public support for the issue of family violence and seeking solutions to minimize the effects. Anny Jacoby’s background includes advocacy for women who have been mentally, physically and financially abused and assisting them with their personal safety planning. Anny Jacoby is a Community Partner with Document The Abuse, a group who is dedicated to using cutting edge resources to help victims of abuse safely leave a violent relationship by creating their individualized safety plan using the Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit developed by the late Susan Murphy Milano. It’s been found that victims who are properly assessed and create the EAA as part of their plan stand a much better chance of escaping safely. Despite the enactment of legislation, funding, and efforts to educate, we have seen an increase in deaths related to domestic violence, oftentimes wiping …