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A path toward healing with Peace House services.
Mary Ford and the ongoing relationship between law enforcement and Peace House.
Walk A Mile In Her Shoes 2020 Cancelled Park City residents have been putting themselves in “her shoes” since 2013 as part of Peace House’s annual men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. This year Peace House is prioritizing our commitment to community safety during the COVID-19 pandemic and cancelling Walk a […]
I recently attended the Stanford Criminal Justice Center Zoom panel discussion on COVID-19 and Domestic Violence. The panelists were CEO of Just Solutions Lisalyn Jacobs, Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and Chair of the Domestic Violence Unit for King County Prosecutors Office David Martin and Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Journalism at American University in […]
UN chief calls for domestic violence ‘ceasefire’ amid ‘horrifying global surge’ Interpersonal and domestic violence has been spiking globally as countries implement Covid-19 reduction measures. Interpersonal violence dynamics are based on an imbalance of power and control in relationships. One person may dominate another through threat of physical violence to the victim, the victim’s children […]
Just as the crocuses, daffodils, and tulips announce spring, nonprofits, government agencies and community members plant blue and silver pinwheels to acknowledge Child Abuse Prevention month. Unfortunately, there has been a 6% rise in child abuse and neglect between 2014 and 2018. According to Prevent Child Abuse Utah, 1 in 10 children will be abused […]
During the month of April, Peace House and other’s around the globe are raising awareness about sexual assault. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), between 40% and 45% of women in an abusive relationship will also be sexually assaulted. The intersection between domestic violence and sexual assault is quite large. In fact, […]
Resource Suggestions from our Community These are unprecedented times. COVID 19, for those who are healthy, has mandated a community wide, unexpected Staycation. Our community partners have been sharing some wonderful resources to assist with the challenges of housebound families and cultural inclusivity tips for organizations providing resources for the underserved. Entertainment Suggestions from Wasatch […]
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. One in three adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds rates for other types of youth violence, according to loveisrespect.org. In addition, 1 in 10 high school students has been purposefully hit, […]