Advocates Work to Keep Domestic Violence Victims Safe on Social Media

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On August 2, 2017
The ubiquity and popularity of social media have made it easier for people to keep track of one another. “Now everybody knows everybody’s family and friends,” says Barbara Helm, a safe adult advocate with domestic violence shelter and victim services provider Family Shelter Service. “Social media has become such a huge part of everybody’s life, […]
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Denise Brown Continues To Raise Money For Domestic Violence Victims

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On October 21, 2016
CBS2/October 2016 CHICAGO (CBS) – Denise Brown, sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, is in town this week to raise money for domestic violence victims. 22-years ago, the O.J. Simpson saga brought domestic violence to the national spotlight. Since then, Denise Brown, sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, has fought to end it, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov […]
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Nicole Brown’s sister to discuss domestic violence, hope in suburbs

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On October 21, 2016
Daily Herald/October 2016 Like the way Nicole Brown — who was once married to O.J. Simpson but was murdered in 1994 — always had french fries or another snack in the front seat of the car in case one of her kids got hungry. Or what a great mother she was. “She was just a […]
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New Domestic Violence Shelter Opens This Weekend In Chicago

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On February 11, 2016
CBS2/February 2016 (CBS) — This weekend, a new shelter for victims of domestic violence will open its doors on Chicago’s southwest side. It’s the first time in over a decade that a shelter of this kind has been built in the city. CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports. Eight years ago, Versagnette Blackman Bosia would have […]
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VP Joe Biden Attends Domestic Violence Shelter Groundbreaking in Chicago

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On November 25, 2013
  Vice President Joe Biden visited Chicago Monday in part to attend a groundbreaking of a new domestic violence shelter. Biden joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Sen. Dick Durbin at the ceremony in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood to mark the first shelter of its type built in the city in more than a decade. “There […]
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