In anticipation of our own upcoming video (check back next week to see it!), we would like to highlight another organization dedicated to Domestic Violence Research and Domestic Violence Services. DOVES, located in California, is dedicated to hosting a 24/7 hotline to deal with domestic violence while also providing education for the broader community.
Their education plan includes providing information about the causes and consequences of domestic violence; to ensure that society truly understands the impact that domestic violence has on it by destroying the lives of individuals within, which in turn affects all; and to collaborate with other community organizations and institutions to fight domestic violence and create a more peaceful and respectful community.
Like Makers of Memories, DOVES envisions “a community where everyone embraces and shares a philosophy of conflict resolution through non-violent means, grounded in the ideal of respect for self and others, and based on the model of power-sharing with others, rather than power over others.”
For their dedication to improving the lives of people who have suffered at the hands of domestic violence and for their determination to change the future of society, DOVES is the highlight of this week’s Makers of Memories blog post.
- Makers of Memories is now “Children of Domestic Violence”
- What Is Childhood Domestic Violence?
- Makers Calls on Schools and Homes to Join Crusade against Domestic Violence through Active Awareness & Education Initiatives
- Don’t Miss the Groundbreaking “Dr. Phil” Episode on Childhood Exposure to Domestic Violence Featuring Makers of Memories
- Safety Plans Can Help Keep Children Out of Harm’s Way In Domestically Violent Homes
- Children’s Fate Hangs in the Balance with the Upcoming Senate Vote on Reauthorizing VAWA
- Dr. Kelley Ward on how violence can alter brain function in children
- “Dr. Phil” to Air First Ever National Program Focused on Childhood Exposure to Domestic Violence