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Celebrating Jubilee Jobs of Lexington

We say it a lot, but mean it every time when we say that we couldn’t do what we do without the help of our extremely supportive community here in the beautiful commonwealth.   One of our many beloved community partners is Jubilee Jobs of Lexington. This relationship has been on-going since 2014, and is continuing…

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Pride 2020

Progress Pride Flag redesigned by Daniel Quasar to be more “inclusive and progressive”  It goes without saying that Pride month this year looks very different. With COVID-19 social distancing guidelines and the continued momentum of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protest across the U.S., it has been inspiring to see communities come together to demand justice…

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Lunafest Film Preview: Ballet After Dark

LEARN MORE & PURCHASE YOUR VIRTUAL EVENT TICKETS BALLET AFTER DARK FILMMAKER: B. MONÉT Based on true story, Ballet After Dark explores how a young woman finds strength after an attack by creating an organization to help survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence through dance therapy. This film is a product of The Queen…
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Black Lives Matter

This article was published as an Op-ed on Kentucky.com on June 5, 2020. For 30 years I have been a witness to manipulation, gaslighting, physical abuse, murderous threats, strangulation, and sexual violence in the context of intimate partner abuse. I have heard thousands of survivors’ stories about praying and begging for their lives. I understand…
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How we support those who #SupportSurvivors

This post is part of our COVID-19 Response series to provide regular updates on services for survivors during the coronavirus public health crisis. What this pandemic has allowed all of us to do is to really evaluate our relationships. Our relationship with our self, our work, and those around us. As an agency that prides…

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We have and will always #SupportSurvivors

This post is part of our COVID-19 Response series to provide regular updates on services for survivors during the coronavirus public health crisis. Some would say that we are in the business of contingency planning. Like most folks though, the severity of COVID-19 also caught us by surprise. When first responding to this crisis we…

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How to #SupportSurvivors during COVID-19

This post is part of our COVID-19 Response series to provide regular updates on services for survivors during the coronavirus public health crisis. Home isn’t always a safe place to isolate. Domestic violence offenses result in approximately 40 deaths in Kentucky annually. For many survivors, home can be the most dangerous of places. Not having…

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