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16th Jun

2020

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Interpersonal Abuse in the LGBTQ+ Community The statistics are clear. People in the LGBTQ+ community face disproportionately high rates of intimate partner and sexual violence compared to cisgender, heterosexual people. “The issue is ...

17th Apr

2020

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We’re answering the questions you’ve asked us about what we’re doing to help survivors while we’re under a stay-at-home order. Have you seen increased violence against survivors during the stay-at-home order and what are you ...

25th Oct

2019

  As we head towards the end of Domestic Violence Prevention Month, the new focus from awareness to  prevention was inspired by interviews from survivors in the Re-Centering Report compiled by the Indiana Coalition Against ...

13th Oct

2019

We are in the middle of Domestic Violence Prevention Month, where we are shaping the conversation from not just awareness about issues surrounding domestic violence, but preventing it. Thanks to our friends at the Indiana Coalition ...

30th Sep

2019

  Today is October 1, the first day of what was Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you are reading this blog, get ready to learn a new focus. And know that you are taking a first and important step in breaking the cycle of ...

18th Sep

2019

Mark Curry has decades of experience photographing people and places around the world. How much experience? This Columbus, Indiana native began a career as a Public Information Specialist in the U.S. Air Force. Photojournalism moments ...

6th Aug

2019

There is an emerging paradigm in philanthropy: Donors expressing their generosity through things they love doing. For Kathy Shain, that’s making quilts. Kathy has been supporting Coburn Place with her quilts and with financial ...

24th Jul

2019

Chelsea had a sparkle in her eye when she talked about her dog Lila. This golden retriever came into Chelsea’s life during a time when there was nothing else good about it; when she was caught in the destructive whirlwind of ...

3rd Dec

2018

Put yourself in these shoes for a minute. You lost your job because you missed too many days from injuries caused by your abuser. You can’t even imagine why someone would hire you anyway. Your bank account is depleted. Your brakes ...

25th Oct

2018

Substance abuse often plays a role in intimate partner violence. Sometimes it’s a way for the victim to cope. Other times it’s the abusive partner forcing or coercing the victim to use. Just one more way to exert control. This was ...