Author Archives: Julie Colpitts
Ellen Pence (1948-2012) was a scholar and a social activist. She co-founded the Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Project, an inter-agency collaboration model used in all 50 states in the U.S. and more than 17 countries. A leader in both the battered women’s movement and the … Continue reading
STATEWIDE COALITIONS RECOGNIZE STALKING AWARENESS MONTH Stalking is about to get a lot of attention in Maine. The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence (MCEDV) and the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA) are promoting stalking awareness in January, National … Continue reading
Governor LePage Leads Businesses Owners and State Government to Address Domestic Violence in the Workplace Issues Augusta, Maine – Governor Paul LePage today joined State employees, business owners, non-profit organization leaders and community members to announce a new tool aimed … Continue reading
Many thanks to all the bell-ringers, advocates, community members and media who made our event today to honor victims and engage in action so compelling. Our next event is September 7th when Governor LePage, The Maine Development Foundation and the … Continue reading
Our nation’s bells have tolled for centuries to honor and remember, as well as to call us to action. At noon Wednesday, Aug. 31, bells will ring to honor all victims, families and communities harmed by domestic violence, including those … Continue reading
In his radio address this week Gov. LePage said: Domestic violence is a sobering subject, but it’s one that needs to be talked about.In early June, the news quickly spread about a husband who shot his wife in Winslow before … Continue reading
Please visit our “Dating Violence” web pages for President Obama’s proclamation on Teen Dating Violence, February, 2011 as well as other information and resources on Dating Violence.