Next Generation Blog

In this new era of physical distancing, victims of domestic violence are potentially isolated. It's important that they are aware of where they can turn to for help. During your next online meeting or virtual class, a fun way you can help us is by changing your background to one of…
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Disclosing abuse to someone is such a vulnerable time for victims, and often has a huge influence on the trajectory of a victim's healing. During this time its important for the victim to know that they are believed and that they have someone trusted to talk to. Here are some dos…
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Sometimes there are red flags and warning signs while someone is in an abusive relationship. Oftentimes we hear about bruises, black eyes, or other physical signs. But here are some not-so-obvious signs. Their partner monitors what they do. This could take many forms. Sometimes…
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The issues with shelter-in-place Social Isolation - Abusers often try to isolate their victims. With Shelter-in-place, victims won't have any contact with family members, coworkers, and others outside their home. Increased monitoring - Shelter-in-place also means that an abuser…
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As Sexual Assault Awareness Month came to a close My Sister’s House developed pins that said “Believe Survivors” in various API languages. Believing Survivors is the first step we can all take towards supporting survivors and creating a world where survivors feel like…
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Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 is Denim Day. Denim Day is an opportunity for people to wear jeans to take a stand against destructive attitudes around sexual assault and sexual violence. History In 1992, an 18 year old student was raped by her 45 year old driving instructor.…
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