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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Telling Amy's Story of Domestic Violence

Share Amy’s Story
By sharing the film and web site with others, you are taking a step towards raising awareness and preventing domestic violence.
We are connected to many people even beyond our family and close friends. Share Amy’s story with your email list, your human resources representative, your church congregation, your hairdresser, your hunting buddies, your doctor, or the parents at your play dates and schools.
How do you share this important info? Go to the website posted and get ideas for facebook and Twitter posts, and the link to YouTube for the embed code to the videos
 Did you know that about ¼ of all women in the U.S. report that they have experienced domestic violence? Support the fight to end domestic violence! Watch Telling Amy’s Story and share the film and web site with others. http://www.telling.psu.edu/


  • Please retweet to increase awareness against domestic violence. Share Amy’s Story! #tellingamy  http://bit.ly/9dI4MY
  • Retweet if you are against domestic violence. Share, Discuss and Refer! Share Amy’s story! #tellingamy  http://bit.ly/9dI4MY
  • Join Telling Amy’s Story FB page to get updates, news and information and to help fight domestic violence #tellingamy  http://bit.ly/bVaGY0
  • We are proud partners of the Telling Amy’s Story project. Share the film and web site with others. http://bit.ly/bRDqiy 

  • Did you know that about ¼ of all women in the U.S. report that they have experienced domestic violence? Support the fight to end domestic violence! Watch Telling Amy’s Story and share the film and web site with others. http://www.telling.psu.edu/
  • Have you heard Amy’s story? Learn more about Telling Amy’s Story, a documentary that follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide. Hosted by actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay. Play the trailer at: http://www.telling.psu.edu/
  • Take a step towards raising awareness and preventing domestic violence! Support Telling Amy’s Story at http://www.facebook.com/tellingamysstory
  • Domestic Violence it’s not ok! Copy and paste this to your wall to help raise awareness of domestic violence. http://www.facebook.com/tellingamysstory
  • [YOUR ORGANIZATION NAME HERE] is proud to be a partner of the Telling Amy's Story - Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence project! Check out http://www.facebook.com/tellingamysstory and get updates on the film's broadcast schedule at http://www.telling.psu.edu/ 
Facebook Users:
From your profile, Attach » Link and copy/paste the following url: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pt0qoqFV6g
Visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pt0qoqFV6g and select ‹embed› for embed code.
You should enlist the assistance of a professional advocate to connect with domestic violence services or to explore other ways that you can help in the fight to end domestic violence.
Domestic violence advocates are trained to help you in a way that is best for your situation. Advocates can help you make safety plans, negotiate law enforcement issues, arrange for shelter, contact local resources, and set up counseling.
Advocates can also help you find volunteer opportunities or initiatives that help support victims of domestic violence.
National numbers and hotlines

National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH)

NDVH 24-hour Hotline: 800-799-7233
National Domestic Violence Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, and information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Centre County Women’s Resource Center (CCWRC)

The Centre County Women’s Resource Center (CCWRC) provides free and confidential services for people who have experienced domestic abuse, sexual violence, and stalking. Counselor/advocates are available to help 24 hours a day.

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the National Network to End Domestic Violence is a leading voice for domestic violence victims and their allies. NNEDV represents and provides resources to the 56 statewide and territorial coalitions against domestic violence, which serve nearly 2,000 local domestic violence programs across the country.

Joyful Heart Foundation

New York 212-475-2026
Hawaii 808-331-8000
The mission of the Joyful Heart Foundation is to heal, educate, and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse shed by shedding light into the darkness that surrounds these issues.

Casa de Esperanza

Administrative Office 651-646-5553
Casa de Esperanza is a Latina organization whose mission is to mobilize Latinas and Latino communities to end domestic violence.


Partnership Opportunities 908-559-7512
The Verizon Wireless HopeLine program collects used wireless phones, batteries, and accessories from any wireless service provider. These unused wireless phones are then distributed to victims of domestic violence to not only help them feel safer and less isolated, but also provide them with a way to call emergency or support services, employers, family, and friends.

Family Violence Prevention Fund

Everyone has the right to live free of violence. The Family Violence Prevention Fund works to prevent violence within the home, and in the community, to help those whose lives are devastated by violence.

Family Justice Center Alliance

888-511-FJCA (3522)
The Family Justice Center Alliance aims to create a network of national and international Family Justice Centers and other models of co-located, multi-agency service centers for victims of family violence and their children with close working relationships, shared training and technical assistance, collaborative learning processes, and coordinated funding assistance.

Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence (CAEPV)

The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the costs and consequences of partner violence at work—and eliminating it altogether. From policies and programs to legal issues and legislation, CAEPV is a credible source of information, materials, and advice.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)

The mission of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence is to organize for collective power by advancing the transformative work and leadership of communities and individuals working to end domestic violence.

Dress for Success

Dress for Success promoted economic independence for disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation

877-878-4JOE (toll-free)
The Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation aims to educate children about violence so that children understand they are not alone and that there is hope.

A Call to Men

A Call to Men challenges men to reconsider their long-held beliefs about women, in an effort to create a more just society. They achieve this by encouraging men to change their behaviors through re-education and training that promote healthy manhood.

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community

The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC) is an organization focused on the unique circumstances of African Americans as they face issues related to domestic violence—including intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder maltreatment, and community violence. IDVAAC’s mission is to enhance society’s understanding of and ability to end violence in the African American community.

Please stay safe and make October your month of change!

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