Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Each year, Peace House sponsors a domestic violence awareness event called, “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes”.   This men’s march against domestic violence attracts passionate marchers from as far away as Oklahoma.  This year, we had an amazing turn out of first responders from both Wasatch and Summit counties.  These folks know first hand about […]

For Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Missing From the Table

Missing from the Table Locations: Wasatch Library 465 East 1200 South Heber, UT 84032 Contact: Juan Lee Juan Lee <JLee@wasatch.utah.gov> Kamas Library 110 North Main Street, Kamas UT 84036 Lee Whiting lwhiting@summitcounty.org Heber Health Department 55 500 East Heber, UT 84032 Trudy Brereton <tbrereton@wasatch.utah.gov> Summit County Courthouse 60 North Main Street, Coalville UT 84017 Janna […]

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2019

  Domestic Violence Awareness Month Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the “Day of Unity” held in October 1981 and conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The “Day of Unity” soon evolved into a week, and in October of 1987, the first National Domestic Violence Awareness Month was observed. In 1989 Congress passed Public […]

Peace House Presents at the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference

Veronica A. Fajardo, CSC is a Bilingual Therapist at Peace House and works with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.  She provides individual therapy and leads support groups for parents and families on nonviolent parenting.  She also leads groups for incarcerated men and women who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse.  Veronica […]

Cut It Out

The Peace House Awareness program provides a variety of presentations to the community and to numerous organizations.  CUT IT OUT, a unique presentation provided by Peace House, is a national program of the Salons Against Domestic Abuse Fund.  This program builds awareness of domestic violence and educates salon professionals on how to recognize warning signs, […]

End Violence Now 2018/2019

End Violence Now gathered for the last time this year in Mrs. Lanoue’s room at Park City High School.   Over Fuego’s DV pizza which feature’s heart of artichoke, pesto, mozzarella, and kalamata olives, and rootbeer, we talked about the years activities, from making Peace House Perry to showing Roll Red Roll in Heber. https://peacehouse.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/EVN-Retreat.mp4 Many […]

A picture of Casey Baird from the KBER 101 rock radio station

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2019, on Sunday, August 25 happens just a few weeks after Peace House’s projected move into our new shelter, a project 7 years in the making.  To commemorate this historic event, the Walk A Mile committee looked for a special speaker, for our opening ceremony. We were lucky to […]