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Another fine example of connections and collaboration :)

Using video games to help prevent domestic violence: In Development at Champlain College: a Video Game to Help Prevent Domestic Violence By Jill Laster A team at Champlain College wants to educate boys about the effects of violence against women. … Continue reading

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As much illness and death as cancer

Sexual, physical, and psychological violence cause as much illness and death among women ages 15-44 as cancer. -Executive Summary, 2003 This is an impressive statistic. We all know someone who has had cancer. In fact, we could probably name upwards … Continue reading

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Voices of Survivors…

One of the most difficult aspects of what we do is that all too often we never get a chance to find out what happens to our clients. We see them in the midst of crisis but unlike in the … Continue reading

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Calling a few good men…

In honor of Father’s Day, and with the knowledge of how important good Father’s are. HOPE Center wanted to give you the opportunity to step up to the plate and take the pledge, or honor a man in your life … Continue reading

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A New Normal for the State’s Non-Profits…

A new normal for the state’s nonprofits Minnesota charitable organizations on the fault line: looking for how to bridge the sustainability gap. By DANIEL JOHNSON Last update: June 13, 2010 – 3:57 PM An interesting article on the current situation … Continue reading

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Economic downturn complicates and intensifies safety issues in domestic violence cases, Senate panel told

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The Numbers Are In!

We just completed the Midyear Report and for a small staff we have been busy! From October 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010 Total Safeline Calls: 396 In our Domestic Violence Program: Primary Adults: 270 Primary Children/Youth: 28 In our … Continue reading

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A busy day!

Yesterday was a busy day for HOPE Center and its board members! In the morning we made the case for our United Way funding from Faribault. We were excited that board member Gary Lazarz came to talk about the importance … Continue reading

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Not in our town?

Not in our town? I was fortunate enough to be chosen to attend a week-long Community Leadership training put on by the Blandin Foundation. The Blandin foundation’s mission is: “To strengthen communities in rural Minnesota,” by providing community leadership training … Continue reading

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month…

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