Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence

Announcing Reimagine Lab: Preventing cycles of violence, now and into the future

Domestic violence is a complex problem. Its causes occur over the span of years or decades, and its effects can...

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New Look, New Outlook

I was getting my hair done recently—the round-brush blow dry that I simply cannot do myself. Myra, the hairstylist, was a...

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Creating Bold New Connections to Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence: request for applications

It’s nothing new to see a high-profile story raise awareness around domestic violence—public attention is focused for a...

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Speaking Up, Not Standing By

I live on a small side-street in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco. I suppose some might actually call it an...

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#MeToo Should Include Domestic Violence Too; Silence Allows Abuse to Continue

Recent public accusations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein have spotlighted sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood...

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Una Ofrenda: Honoring the stories that shape us

A few weeks ago, I went home to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with my family. Each year, in preparation...

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Building Strength Over Silence

As this year’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month continues, I find myself humbled, inspired, and uplifted by the stories...

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An Index for Impact: Placing our Domestic Violence Work in Context

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a presentation on the...

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Mothers & Sons

Last weekend I watched a film called “The Hunting Ground” with my 17-year-old son. The compelling documentary examines...

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Beyond The Headlines: The truth about guns & domestic violence

Kansas. Washington. Virginia. Last month, in the span of seven days, three mass shootings in those states became national...

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