Clarice's Story

Posted on May 20, 2019
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) states that "on average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men." 98% ...
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Cultivating a Culture of Consent

Posted on April 24, 2019
As Sexual Assault Awareness Month comes to a close, it’s important to reflect on the ways in which the occurrence of sexual assault is perpetuated by our everyday attitudes and actions, as well as by the longstanding sociocultural systems we exist w...
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Intersection of Domestic Violence and Homelessness

Posted on April 17, 2019
The intersection of homelessness and domestic violence is the connection of two extraordinarily serious social issues facing communities. Survivors fleeing abusive relationships often must leave their homes, with no other available housing options. Ad...
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Purple Postcard Campaign

Posted on March 20, 2019
The following information is provided by the Texas Council on Family Violence: Per statistics from Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV), within the last five years, 691 Texas women have been killed from domestic violence. In 2017, over 71,000 su...
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Black History Month

Posted on February 27, 2019
Intern Blog by Nadia Rosales     In celebrating Black History Month, it is important to recognize the ways in which intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual assault (SA) uniquely affect the Black community. As we know, intimate partner violenc...
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Welcome Sarah!

Posted on January 23, 2019
Meet Sarah!   She joins our Prevention Education Awareness Program as a Community Educator here at Denton County Friends of the Family.   Sarah completed both of her undergraduate (a B.S. in Psychology with a Minor in English) and graduate (M....
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