Category: Newsletters

Dawn August, 2016 Newsletter

Dawn Offers RADICAL Opportunity to End Violence in Our Communities

The largest nonprofit in south King County offering comprehensive services to victims of family violence, is hosting an opportunity for city, government, corporate, and activist citizens to end violence in our communities.

The Domestic Abuse Women’s Network (Dawn announces a radical approach to ending violence in our communities. August 16-19, 2016, DAWN is offering an intensive training for those interested in knowing how to prevent or de-escalate interpersonal/community violence. The presentation is based on a national, evidence-based program and has proven to reduce incidents of violence in communities where the information, responsibility, and accountability are shared. At the end of the four days, attendees will be qualified to teach what they have learned to others in shorter, more targeted ways, such as employee groups, neighborhoods, social circles and with family members.

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Dawn June, 2016 Newsletter

Peg Coleman (middle) ED at DAWN, John (right) and Val (left) Backus with Lucky Seven Foundation

Peg Coleman (middle) ED at DAWN, John (right) and Val (left) Backus with Lucky Seven Foundation

Dawn of a New Day Benefit Breakfast raises nearly $60,000

Dawn is more than just a name. It is inherent in our philosophy of bringing the subject of domestic violence out of the shadows by raising awareness and facilitating action in our community. At the Dawn of a New Day Benefit Breakfast held on May 4, Dr. Marilyn Gist,Associate Dean of Seattle University Albers School of Business and Economics and Executive Programs and the Center for Leadership Formation, helped guests understand the pervasiveness and long lasting effects of domestic violence on the victims. Dr. Gist spoke about domestic violence as a barrier to social justice. Dr. Gist’s work with business leaders helps bring about more peaceful communities.

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