All posts tagged: violent crime

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 …

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Shattered Lives: Survivors of Homicide, Inc.

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 When an unexpected tragedy occurs, like the murder of a loved one, most people have no where to turn for support in the aftermath of the crime. Survivors of Homicide, Inc. offers many resources in the area of support groups, legal resources, advocacy, and information for it’s members in Connecticut. Guest, Jessica Norton, will bring information to all listeners who have suffered through a homicide that may be wondering what to do next. Like a ship against the storm, families across the nation are seeking balance in the aftermath, and organizations like Survivors of Homicide provide ways to find it. Survivors of Homicide, Inc. was founded in 1983 by a group of families who were trying to cope with the murder of a family member or someone else close to them. They met to support each other, and to share …

Donna R. Gore, LadyJustice,Shattered Lives,ImaginePublicity

Shattered Lives with Donna R. Gore: Janice Smolinski, My Son is Missing

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 2004, Billy Smolinski disappeared under suspicious circumstances. If everything could go wrong in the investigation of his disappearance, it did. From the initial missing persons report, the Smolinski family has hit every roadblock possible in the effort to find their son. Janice Smolinski has tirelessly continued to fight the uphill battle, through searches, through tips and clues, getting arrested and pioneering “Billy’s Law” that will help save other families from her experience. Website: justice4billy.com SHATTERED LIVES broadcasts live every Saturday at 5pm ET, but if you can’t make the live show you can always listen to the archives at the  link at your convenience. CLICK HERE