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CHOICES Announces Shelter Expansion, Fundraising Campaign During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CHOICES Announces Shelter Expansion, Fundraising Campaign During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Lutheran Social Services’ CHOICES domestic violence shelter and hotline has announced a $1.5 million, 24-bed expansion of the shelter that first opened at the top of 2019. The expansion of the shelter constitutes a “household” — six bedrooms, which is the equivalent of 24 beds, four full bathrooms, a sitting room and a laundry room […]

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Aisha’s Law: Bill Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors Passes House Unanimously

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Aisha’s Law: Bill Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors Passes House Unanimously

By Susan Tebben As the family of Aisha Fraser looked on, the Ohio House passed a bill in hopes of helping domestic violence victims find help and justice, and honoring the tragically slain elementary school teacher. House Bill 3, to be called Aisha’s Law, passed unanimously, expanding aggravated murder charges to include domestic violence circumstances and […]

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New Shelter for DV Survivors Offers More Beds, Space for Pets

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Shelter for DV Survivors Offers More Beds, Space for Pets

Central Ohio domestic violence survivors will soon have access to a bigger facility with more resources for recovery. Lutheran Social Services (LSS) CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence, the county’s sole DV shelter and 24-hour crisis hotline, will open the doors of its brand new facility in mid-January. At 47,000 square feet, the new shelter […]

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ROX on the Green

  ROX on the Green

Celebrate female relationships, honor strength and bravery, and learn about safety and violence prevention techniques with ROX. Ruling Our eXperiences, Inc. (ROX) has been committed to contributing to a safer, accessible and equitable world for girls. During this all-female safety and self-defense workshop, ROX will share recent data and statistics and dispel common myths around […]

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Another Intelligent Black Man- Stageplay

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Another Intelligent Black Man- Stageplay

Another Intelligent Black Man is a stage play that tackles many of todays issues. This play takes a real look at topics such as domestic violence, police brutality and drug abuse. Join us as we see the struggles and triumphs of two families helping their teenage children navigate the roads of black culture.

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Bourbon, Beer & Bites

  Bourbon, Beer & Bites

Ruling Our eXperiences, Inc. (ROX) is a Columbus-headquartered non-profit that is leading the nation in research, education and programming for girls. ROX has a mission to equip girls with the knowledge and skills needed to live healthy, independent, productive, and violence-free lives. In an effort to educate and engage more adults, specifically men, on their […]

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