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Violence Prevention & Intervention

Increase your impact with 360 Communities

2019-02-18T01:09:54-06:00March 21st, 2016|Categories: Columns, Get Involved, School Success, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

by Sal Mondelli Chief Executive Officer Hall of Fame baseball player Jackie Robinson once said, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” When a person makes a positive impact in the life of another, it produces a lasting legacy. Being a positive force in another person’s life can make [...]

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Help end domestic and sexual violence

2019-02-18T01:09:54-06:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: Columns, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

by Jeff Mortensen President & COO According to the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women (MCBW), nearly half (41%) of teens seen at Twin Cities health clinics report physical and/or sexual violence in their relationships. One in three adult women have experienced domestic violence in their lifetime. One in six men have experienced sexual abuse in their [...]

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Join 360 Communities and End Domestic Violence

2019-02-18T01:09:56-06:00October 14th, 2015|Categories: Columns, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

by Sal Mondelli President & CEO Ayan Abdi Abdulahi, 21. Carol Lee Alexander-Pickart, 76. Kelly Ann Anderson, 45. Samirria White, 19. Victoria Alvarez, 15. These are just some of the names and ages of 24 known Minnesota victims of domestic violence homicide in 2015, according to the Minnesota Coalition For Battered Women (MCBW). Each time a [...]

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Survivor Finds Strength in Telling Her Story

2019-02-18T01:09:56-06:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: Get Involved, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

Jules was subjected to sexual assault multiple times by her boss and was revictimized by a company that was not equipped to address her complaints appropriately. She eventually left the company because of the trauma and subsequent health problems she experienced. This past spring, Jules attended 360 Communities’ Sexual Assault Services advocacy training, seeking a way [...]

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Lewis House Volunteer Calls the Work ‘an Honor’

2019-02-18T01:09:56-06:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

In 2007, Linda Kautzky was a stay-at-home mom with two small children. She was looking for a volunteer opportunity where she could give back to the community and make a meaningful impact. She began doing data entry work for 360 Communities. She says the work helped her understand the breadth of services and resources that 360 [...]

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Minnesota Says No More to Sexual and Domestic Violence

2019-02-18T01:09:57-06:00August 14th, 2015|Categories: Columns, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

by Tony Compton Director of Marketing and Communications No more, 'what did she think was going to happen?' No more, 'what was she wearing?' No more damaged lives. No more excuses. These are some of the words Minnesota residents expressed in public service announcements for Minnesota Says No More, a 360 Communities project aligned [...]

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Cities 97 Sampler Funds 360 Communities Lewis House

2019-02-18T01:09:57-06:00August 10th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Videos, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

Recently, Cities 97 chose 360 Communities to share in the money raised from the Cities 97 Sampler, Volume 26!  360 Communities received $5,000 to fund violence prevention and intervention work at our Lewis House sexual and domestic violence shelters. About 3,000 people each year benefit from the refuge, resources, advocacy, and community outreach offered at our Lewis [...]

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New outreach role at 360 Communities Lewis House supports long-term success

2019-02-18T01:09:58-06:00June 1st, 2015|Categories: Columns, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

By Doreen L'Allier Community Resource Worker Sandy had been on the run from her abuser for years, including a period of homelessness when she lived in a tent with her three children. Mary also became homeless after experiencing domestic violence. Both women found safe haven and support at 360 Communities Lewis House and discovered a pathway [...]

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Help Curb the Endemic Problem of Sexual Violence

2019-02-18T01:09:58-06:00April 15th, 2015|Categories: Columns, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|Tags: , , |

by Carol Connelly Sexual Assault Services Program Coordinator Several years ago, Jules was laid off from a construction company. Her former supervisor, Frank, maintained communication with her and encouraged her to reapply when there was a new opening. She had been unemployed for 15 months when Frank advised her of a job opening. She applied and [...]

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360 Communities Builds Awareness with National NO MORE Campaign

2019-02-18T01:09:59-06:00March 22nd, 2015|Categories: Columns, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

By Jeff Mortensen Chief Operating Officer The pictures were of a woman’s face, battered and bruised. One eye was purple and swollen. And she wore an expression of hopelessness, as if everything had been taken from her. The pictures were attached to an email sent through our website seeking help. They are difficult to look at, [...]

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