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Why it’s good we’re still talking about Janay and Ray Rice

Domestic violence is a complex issue. The very public debate surrounding Ray Rice’s assault of Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City casino elevator has touched upon many facets of this complex issue. We are publicly talking about accountability and whether responses were strong enough from major institutions such as law enforcement, the criminal justice system, and yes, the National…

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Day of Unity Planning Meeting

The vigil planning committee held its first meeting today to discuss details of this year’s Day of Unity, Night of Remembrance candlelight vigil scheduled for Monday, October 6. Representatives from Transitions Family Violence Services, H.E.R Shelter (Help & Emergency Response, Inc.), Newport News Commonwealth’s Office Victim Witness, YWCA South Hampton Roads, Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate…

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