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Domestic Violence Expert to Speak at YWCA Greenwich

On Tuesday, October 15 YWCA Greenwich will host Domestic Violence Today: A Conversation with Professor Susan Sorenson of the University of Pennsylvania. Sorenson will join Meredith Gold, Director of Domestic Abuse Services for a conversation and Q&A about domestic violence, how views about domestic violence have evolved and its effect on communities. “Domestic violence is a public health crisis across the country and in Greenwich,” said Meredith Gold, YWCA Greenwich Director of Domestic Abuse Services in a release. Professor Sorenson is Professor of Social Policy, Professor of Health & Societies and the Executive Director, Ortner Center on Violence & Abuse at the University of Pennsylvania. She has done extensive research on the issue of domestic violence and the societal changes that affect violence against women and girls. Continue Reading →

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YWCA Greenwich Shares How to Spot Domestic Violence and ‘Cut it Out’ during Visit to Hopscotch

Leslie Coplin, LMSW, Prevention & Outreach Coordinator, the owner of Hopscotch Salon, Hisao Oe, Meredith Gold, LMSW, Director of Domestic Abuse Services of the YWCA Greenwich and Yajaira Gonzalez, Community Educator and Bilingual Advocate July 7, 2017. Photo: Sadie Smith

About two dozen stylists at Hopscotch Salon on Railroad Ave attended a talk by the YWCA of Greenwich on how to spot signs of domestic violence. In Greenwich, domestic violence is the second most investigated crime and the number one violent crime. Continue Reading →

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