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Blue Campaign Fights Against Human Trafficking

Federal officials are promoting efforts to reach out to immigrants who are victims of human trafficking, domestic violence and other violent crimes. On July 18, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials held a press conference to promote the Blue Campaign, a collaboration between law enforcement, non-governmental and private organizations to identify and end human trafficking. […]

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Violence in the Street Can Start in the Home

Chicago experts say children experiencing violence in the home are more likely to end up in gangs, but this link goes largely unreported Patricia is a mother of six, who works the night shift at a packing company so she can be there when her kids come home from school. She’s raising her kids alone […]

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Back of the Yards Residents March Against Domestic Violence

The cold and rainy night on Thursday, Oct. 20, did not stop the approximately 30 Back of the Yards residents, community organizers and police officers that gathered for a neighborhood walk against domestic violence. Participants wore purple ribbons, carried  signs and balloons, and chanted messages against domestic violence. They walked through several streets in Back […]

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Mujeres Latinas en Acción Commemorates Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In efforts to respond to the needs of many individuals and families who struggle with violence in their home, Mujeres Latinas en Acción has designed a month-long program to connect, empower and educate the Latino community during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. For the first time, Mujeres will conduct a Latina leadership open to Latina professionals […]

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Immigration Status: Not an Obstacle to End Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence: Have a Plan, Know Your Rights If I am a victim of domestic violence, what can I do? This was one of the many questions answered on Thursday, June 24, at the Catholic Charities Legal Assistance Domestic Violence Workshop held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Kathleen Callahan Senior Attorney and Rose Mraz, […]