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“Executive Director Sandy Middleton speaks about human trafficking and Mississippi’s response”

Click below to watch the video: “Executive Director Sandy Middleton speaks about human trafficking and Mississippi’s response”

Community Conference on Interpersonal Violence our keynote speaker, Lexie Smith, presented her personal story of childhood human trafficking.

During our Community Conference on Interpersonal Violence our keynote speaker, Lexie Smith, presented her personal story of childhood human trafficking. Many of you have requested the power point which is posted below. Click Below for Power point: Lexie Smith keynote speaker powerpoint

Community Conference

Community Conference on Interpersonal Violence There will be 14 presenters Special session for young women between the ages of 16-21 to learn prevention and hands-on self-defense with Ron Crew, MLEOTA and The Center’s Callie Goss, self-defense trainer. the session is from 1:00 – 4:00p.m. (This session is free, please register by emailing cgoss@mscvp.org) Place: Brandon […]

Celebratory Breakfast

Please come join us as we celebrate our 25 years of service to the community through our domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking programs. This event will include the presentation of a Proclamation from the Mississippi Legislature; a panel discussion with 3 local survivors of abuse; and other celebratory items. Tickets may be purchased […]

Addition to the Sexual Assault Program

The Center for Violence Prevention proudly announces the SANE certification of Beth McCord, RN BSN, and Sexual Assault Program Coordinator at The Center. McCord’s certification makes her the second certified SANE in the State of Mississippi, which highlights the urgent need for SANE training across the state. The Center partners with many area hospitals to […]

10th Annual Chick Ball

Our annual Chick Ball is set for Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Arts Center of Mississippi in downtown Jackson. This is the TENTH year the Jackson Free Press has charitably and skillfully organized this wonderful event to benefit our domestic violence shelter and programs in the Metro-Area. As I’m sure you are aware, domestic […]

Bills target domestic violence

Bills target domestic violence Several bills pending in the Legislature would provide stronger punishment of domestic violence offenders while offering victims more protection and better coordination of money to help them. Four bills adopted by the Senate and two by the House have been sent for approval by the other chamber. Two of the Senate […]

Sens. David Blount, D-Jackson (pictured), and Sean Tindell, R-Gulfport, have each introduced legislation that would give oversight of several federal and state anti-violence grants. Photo by Trip Burns.

New Oversight for Domestic-Violence Funds?

New Oversight for Domestic-Violence Funds? Several lawmakers have proposed bills that would establish an interpersonal-violence commission to monitor and distribute funds to domestic-violence shelters. #Sens. David Blount, D-Jackson, and Sean Tindell, R-Gulfport, have each introduced legislation that would give oversight of several federal and state anti-violence grants. Rep. Kimberly Campbell, D-Jackson, has a companion bill […]

Domestic Violence Task Force Report

Report from Mississippi’s Domestic Violence Task Force per Senate Bill 2631 Click here Domestic Violence Task Force Report to open Report in a PDF Domestic Violence Task Force Report Page 1 In 1997, then State Auditor Phil Bryant conducted a Performance Audit on Domestic Violence with the following four objectives: * Review statewide policies related […]

NINTH Annual Chick Ball July 20, 2013 at Hal and Mal’s

Our annual Chick Ball in the works for July 20, 2013 at Hal and Mal’s. This is the NINTH year the Jackson Free Press has charitably and skillfully organized this wonderful event to benefit our domestic violence/sexual assault shelter in the Metro-Area. As I’m sure you are aware, domestic violence occurrences continue to rise in […]