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October 2011 Blog Posts (16)

Domestic Violence in the Latino Community; Bullying Prevention; Legal Website Where Crime Pays! On Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hosted by Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone; Air Date 10/19/11 

 

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 24, 2011 at 6:52pm — No Comments

The Gender Wage Gap: A Historical Perspective

Great article and informaiton!

The Gender Wage Gap: A Historical Perspective

Added by Pat Lewis on October 22, 2011 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Hope for Domestic Violence Survivors - & - Cyber Security: On Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hosted by Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone; Air Date 10/05/11 

To Listen:  http://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/56783/domestic-violence-hopes-and-cyber-security-what-a-month

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Tip #10 – Donate a Cell Phone: Domestic Violence Awareness Month 10-10-11

Observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month by donating old or unwanted cell phones to domestic violence organizations or shelters.  Better yet, even get your religious group, school or company to organize a phone drive.  Here’s how to go about it:

 

First step:  Go to eHow.com and find an article titled:  How to…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Tip #9 – Give the gift of your time and/or your money: Domestic Violence Awareness Month 10-09-11

To make Domestic Violence Awareness Month more meaningful for you, give the gift of your time and/or your money to an organization like the National Coalition to End Domestic Violence or CUT IT OUT (which teaches hairdressers to spot the signs of domestic violence among their clientele and safely point them to resources in their local community) or any group that’s actively advocating to end domestic…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Tip #8 – Adopt a Shelter: Domestic Violence Awareness Month 10-08-11

To make Domestic Violence Awareness Month more meaningful for you, give the gift of your time and/or money to a local shelter.  Go to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to find a shelter near you and for suggestions as to ways you can help, such as donations of clothes, furniture, toiletries, children’s toys and books, school supplies, and so on. 

 

If you belong to a group or organization,…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:35pm — No Comments

Tip #7 – Present a Domestic Violence Program to Your Group: Domestic Violence Awareness Month 10-07-11

Invite a speaker to your workplace, book group, neighborhood association, religious congregation, PTA, etc!  Some ideas:   

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence:  http://ncadv.org/

Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project:  http://www.dvrp.org/

Ayuda (for…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Tip #6 – Domestic Violence and the Workplace: Domestic Violence Awareness Month 10-06-11

Does your employer have a policy for workplace safety?  Too many lives — and billions of dollars — are lost every year because of being unprepared.  The Future Without Violence organization has workplace resources that can help.  Also, check out Becky’s Fund (…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:31pm — No Comments

Tip #5 – Examine Your Relationships Honestly: Domestic Violence Awareness Month 10-05-11

Examine your own relationships honestly.  If there’s a pattern of abuse in your life, it’s harming you, your children and those around you who love you as well.  Take this quiz from the AARDVARC: An Abuse, Rape & Domestic Violence Aid & Resource Collection.  And, be honest! 

 Quiz:…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Tip #4 – Teach the Boys Young: Domestic Violence Awareness Month 10-04-11

Teach the boys in your life very early to respect women and use their strength to help not hurt:  Men Can Stop Rape, A Call To Men and Men Stopping Violence are great resources.

 

 October is Domestic Violence Awareness MonthIf you need immediate help, call National…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Tip #3 – Faith-Based Discussions: Domestic Violence Awareness Month 10-03-11

Ask your rabbi, minister or religious leader to speak out publicly about domestic violence.  See Faith Trust Institute (www.faithtrustinstitute.org) for resources, books and suggestions.

 

 October is Domestic Violence Awareness MonthIf you need immediate…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Tip #2 – Talk to Your Teen/Tween: Domestic Violence Awareness Month 10-02-11

Got a teenager or tweenager at home?  Talk to them as soon as possible about what a healthy, non-violent relationship is:  Check out Love Is Not-Abuse (www.loveisnotabuse.com) for resources.

 

 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. …

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Tip #1 – Know someone whose relationship concerns you? Domestic Violence Awareness Month 10-01-11

Know someone whose relationship concerns you?  Let them know you’re there and willing to listen.   Friends Against Abuse has guidelines for you.

 

October is Domestic Violence Awareness MonthIf you need immediate help, call National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TDD). …

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:10pm — No Comments

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

With an estimated 4 million victims a year, it’s a good bet that domestic violence–and it’s devastating consequences to the women, men, children, relatives, friends and even co-workers of those involved–will touch the life of every single American at some point in time.   And, it’s not just a problem here in the US, domestic violence has been called a worldwide social epidemic!!

 

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 10, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments

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