Why I Work For HAVEN As A First Response/Court Advocate


At least once a week, somebody asks me why I work in the violence against women movement, what brought me into this line of work. The answers to this question are various and complex, and my particular answer will change from day-to-day, depending on whether work this week has felt frustrating, rewarding, both, or something […]

A Call to Action After Another Tragedy


On Friday, our community suffered another loss. Another woman killed, along with her two young children, at the hands of the man who one can only assume, claimed to have loved them. There is now much speculation as to what occurred within this family unit that ended so violently and it is unlikely that we […]