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For Allies: Understanding Domestic Violence

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An introduction and discussion on domestic violence for allies and tips for being a safer support person for survivors.

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Join us for an introduction and discussion on domestic violence:

  • What is domestic violence, and what isn't?
  • Understanding and recognizing how dynamics of power shape relationships
  • Why it happens and what it takes for someone who's caused harm to change
  • Suggestions for allies on how to better support the survivors in their own lives and encourage broader change in their own communities

This discussion is inclusive of queer and polyamorous relationships, and is meant for people of all genders and other lived identities who are 16 or older.

Cost: none.

Questions? You may contact the facilitator, Marjorie (they/them), at mcoffey@wafwc.org.

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Organizer Walnut Avenue Family & Women's Center

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Walnut Avenue is a strength-based family center in Santa Cruz, California. Since 1933, it has been providing support and services so that women, children, and families have the opportunities and skills to thrive.

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