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DiMuzio Promoted at YWCA Greenwich to Director of The Harmony Project

The Harmony Project of YWCA Greenwich offers services and support for safe relationships and serves those affected by domestic abuse or intimate partner violence and sexual violence through a full spectrum of comprehensive services, including a 24/hour hotline, crisis intervention, emergency shelter services, individual and group counseling, civil and criminal court advocacy, violence prevention programs, and public education and awareness, and more. Continue Reading →

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Senator Kasser Leads Senate Passage of Domestic Violence Bill

State Senator Alex Kasser on Tuesday led the state Senate in the debate and passage of a bill that expands the definition of domestic violence in civil law to include non-violent abuse, also known as “coercive control.”
The bill passed the Senate in an 35-1 vote and now heads to the House of Representatives for consideration. Continue Reading →

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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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