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Johnnetta McSwain

“Whatever happens in this house stays in this house,” my momma would shout to my sister Sonya and I. Growing up in the Birmingham, Alabama, as a little girl, you didn’t tell your momma’s business. And sadly, the same rules apply in millions of households today. Born to an alcoholic mother and an absent father, …

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Guiliana Cozzo

I turned my fear into fortitude and my cautiousness into capability.  Maya Angelou once said, “Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.”  When I was a young girl thinking of going to college, I thought I was going to be making new friends, creating …

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Veronica Y. Njeri-Imani

As a little brown-skinned girl, I longed for a safe space. In school, I excelled academically.  Imaginative yet shy, I developed my voice through creative writing and visual art. Then as a graduate student pursuing a PhD in English literature, I was brutalized – stalked and raped – failing to reach my goal.  But God made me …

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Cadre of Experts: Resources

This page provides materials for the Cadre of Experts, including program documents, training presentations, and practical tips for trainers and consultants. Program Documents If you know a law enforcement expert who might be a good candidate for the Cadre of Experts, feel free to give them these program documents. By reviewing program requirements and potential …

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Robi Schlaff

Robi’s staff nominated her as a Game Changer because of her collaborative, solutions-oriented leadership that puts survivors at the center of every decision. She builds strong teams energized to make a difference. Not only that, Robi shows her staff she cares about them and their opinions. In the words of Program Administrator Darlene Reda, “Robi …

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Katrina Brownlee

After she was almost killed by a man with a badge, Katrina Brownlee decided to become a law enforcement officer. In 1993, Katrina’s boyfriend, a corrections officer, shot her 10 times, leaving her for dead. She had called the police for help on multiple occasions, but each time they responded, her boyfriend would flash his …

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Survivors Need You – Please Give Now

Send 2x the support—the next $2,100 will be matched dollar-for-dollar.

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Survivors Need You—Please Give Now

Send 2x the support—the first $3,000 donated by December 31 will be matched dollar-for-dollar.

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Survivors Need You—Please Give Now

Send 2x the support—the first $3,000 donated by December 31 will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Amplify your impact—email Jessica Sullivan an jessica@evawintl.org to increase your recurring donation by $5, $10, $35, or another amount.

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Survivors Need You—Please Give Now

Send 2x the support—the first $3,000 donated by December 31 will be matched dollar-for-dollar.

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