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It’s nothing new to see a high-profile story raise awareness around domestic violence—public attention is focused for a while, then it gradually moves on to something else. Meanwhile, for those who...

Christine Maulhardt Vaughan

I live on a small side-street in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco. I suppose some might actually call it an alley. While it’s not a scary alley, it’s also not a charming alley full of...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

The recent #MeToo campaign demonstrated the power of speaking out against gender-based violence.

Marisela Nuñez

A few weeks ago, I went home to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with my family. Each year, in preparation for the celebration, I help my family put together an ofrenda , or altar, to...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

As this year’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month continues, I find myself humbled, inspired, and uplifted by the stories and words of support that have been shared with us through our End the Silence...

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a presentation on the California Women’s Well-Being Index , a new resource from the Women’s Foundation of California and the California Budget &...

Last weekend I watched a film called “The Hunting Ground” with my 17-year-old son. The compelling documentary examines the growing trend of sexual assault on college campuses. It follows two young...

Marissa Tirona

Kansas. Washington. Virginia. Last month, in the span of seven days, three mass shootings in those states became national news. In each instance, the shooting had a connection to domestic violence:...

Lillian Agbeyegbe

Last month, I found Blue Shield of California Foundation's Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign iwillendthesilence.com that allows interested persons to put their name and picture on an...