2013 Behind Closed Doors: Breaking the Silence in Rural Communities Annual Training Institute
This two day training institute will offer workshops to cover a wide range of topics to enhance participants knowledge, service provision and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence/ sexual violence in rural communities.
Direct service advocates, law enforcement, legal professionals, health care providers, allied agencies, child protection, social service professionals, students…Continue
When I told my friend, Sandy, that I would be competing in the WARRIOR DASH, the mud-crawling, fire-leaping, race from hell (I'll be running in support of the Equal Rights Amendment), she asked me if I would ever be normal. I said, "Probably not."
Being "not normal" is OK, if it means making a difference, and Sandy agreed. Not only did she agree, but she became excited! You see, Sandy is a retired nurse who has spent her life working tirelessly for passage of the ERA--which will…Continue
The U.S. Constitution is America's contract with its people, and women are routinely assured that the 14th Amendment grants them equality under the Constitution. Is that true? Women serendipitously received a constitutional right to citizenship in this country (in 1868!) by virtue of being born here only because former slaves were recognized as citizens by the passage of the 14th amendment during reconstruction after the Civil War. The 14th Amendment is not and never has been…Continue