DVAM Challenge – Follower Participation 2
We are so thankful that each and every one of you has taken the time to take this buy cialis online DVAM Challenge and to raise awareness of domestic violence. In honor of your contribution, we would like to honor a few of you. Check out this week's round up of participation.
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Thank you again for participating in the DVAM Challenge. Stay tuned next week for more challenges, and don't forget to tag us or email us a link at firstname.lastname@example.org when you finish a challenge so that we can give you ... Read More »
She couldn’t do it alone
This blog post was written by Christina Owens. We thank her for sharing her and her mother's story to help other victims.
By the time I was six, I knew the drill all too well. There would be a little bit of yelling, things would be thrown about and Dad would strike Mom. She would cry and apologize and I would hide. That was my job, when things got ugly I was to be invisible and I had gotten incredibly good at it.
A few years later, it was important for me to be visible and to cry for help because the ... Read More »
Verizon Wireless HopeLine Program Provides Support for Victims
Verizon’s Nokia Shade cell phone has become available online. This is the first phone to have #HOPE pre-programmed in the contact list. Customers who dial #HOPE from the Nokia Shade or from any Verizon Wireless phone are automatically connected to the National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline).
Verizon Wireless has been a long time champion for Domestic Violence prevention. They run a HopeLine program year round which collects no-longer used wireless phones, batteries, and accessories and provides them to victims of domestic violence. According to The Hotline CEO Sheryl Cates, Verizon’s efforts have been a great success.
“Over the past year, the ... Read More »
Calling All Well-Meaning Men to End Domestic Violence
Campaign Updates - August 28, 2008
Did you hear the Boston NPR interview of the MA Governor on ending domestic violence? Did you know a group in Minnesota is making afghans for domestic violence victims? By following the Million Voices Campaign on Twitter you can hear about domestic violence in the news and read campaign announcements before anyone else.
YouTube is an amazingly addictive place to share your favorite videos. We have bookmarked our favorite PSAs. Unfortunately there are not any videos on YouTube for the Million Voices Campaign. We're looking for a few creative souls to produce a promotional video or two for the campaign to let us ... Read More »
Million Voices Campaign e-Newsletter – August 7, 2008
Oct 28 - Vital Link Awards, NYC
Jul 30 - Baton Rouge, LA
Same great newsletter - only better! We have been busy this summer improving the campaign based on your feedback. We've added web and newsletter features based upon the needs you have shared with us:
When GFWC of Baton Rouge emailed us a flyer in response to our last Opportunity for Action, we created the Tell Me When & Where, a listing of member-organized events.
We are also offering members who are coordinating events to request for volunteers.
We have taken one of your favorite sections of the newsletter and ... Read More »
July 2008 Vital Link E-Newsletter
We are pleased to announce Rose Kirk has been named President of the National Advisory Board. She is currently Vice President of Corporate Employee Communications at Verizon Wireless. Prior to her work with at Verizon, Kirk has led marketing programs both for private firms and large corporations such as SBC. She holds a B.S. degree in Journalism from Arkansas State University and is completing a Masters Degree in International Affairs from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dede Bartlett is the Board’s past president, having served since its inception in 2004.
Teen Helpline News:
In June, actress Camille Winbush (The ... Read More »
Million Voices Campaign e-Newsletter – July 3, 2008
As we celebrate the 4th of July, take a moment to think about the meaning of freedom and our rights as people. It is a basic human right to live free from fear, especially of one's own partner. Everyone has the right to live in a home where they feel safe.
What can we do as Million Voices Campaign members to guarantee everyone enjoys this basic right for all? We can take a stand. We are uniting with a common voice to say: "Domestic violence is no longer tolerated in America."
Member Count:12,700 members strong! Our goal is to reach 20,000 members ... Read More »