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Monthly Archives: June 2010

New Legal Advice Hotline for Domestic Violence Victims

State, County Officials Secure Funding WAPT.COM Beginning Friday, domestic violence victims will have a new hotline to call for legal advice. It took state and Hinds County officials more than a year to secure funding for the hotline, which is 1-877 609-9911. It will be staffed by lawyers and domestic violence counselors, and law enforcement […]

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Yoga for Non-Violence: August 7, 2010

A Yoga Mala (108 Sun Salutations) benefiting the Center for Violence Prevention Saturday, August 7, 2010 10:00 a.m. – noon The Arts Center of Mississippi $25 Never done a sun salutation, much less 108 of them? That’s okay. All levels of ability and endurance are welcome to participate. Come join in a powerful and positive […]

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Grant to Help Victims of Domestic and Sexual Assault

Sandy Middleton, executive director at The Center for Violence Prevention in Pearl said that the $157,950.00 grant awarded to the Mississippi Center for Police and Sheriffs will help women and their children better afford the legal services needed to get out of abusive homes. In some cases, she said, children have had to stay in homes with fathers or stepfathers who may be sexually assaulting them because their mothers are not able to afford the costs of getting away.

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