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The Importance of Educating Teens

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, which calls for action in educating teens and adolescents on what healthy relationships are, as well as how to recognize and react to unhealthy relationships. According to a 2011 CDC nationwide survey, it was found that 23% of females and 14% of males who experienced rape, physical…
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Imagining a World Without Domestic Violence

It’s often said in nonprofit circles that the ultimate goal of any nonprofit organization should be to eliminate the need to exist. Food pantries hope there is no more hunger, homelessness agencies hope everyone has a home, so it follows that the goal of A Woman’s Place should be to end domestic violence in Bucks…
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Carrying on the Legacy

I grew up in the 50’s and early 60’s and was raised by a feminist mother. I didn’t realize that was what she was at the time but I do now. My mom was strong, independent and believed females could do anything. When I look back at that time most households around us were following…
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From the Perspective of a 20 Year Old.

My name is Madeleine Weick and I have just completed a 10 week internship with A Woman’s Place (AWP) through Foundation’s Community Partnerships’ Summer Youth Corps program. The 10 weeks that I interned at AWP were a whirlwind of emotions and experiences. From working in the administrative office to the emergency shelter, I was able to gain a comprehensive understanding…
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Finding Empowerment

Great job to everyone who participated in yesterday’s Race to Empower 5K or 1-Mile Fun Walk at Buckingham Friends School (BFS) in Lahaska! It was a new location/partnership for the event this year and a huge success; everyone at A Woman’s Place (AWP) and BFS greatly appreciates your participation and hopes you had a great time!…
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Free Being Me

A wall of teal green vests and colorful badges stands firm in the center of the room. It is formed by a group of girl scouts who are linked arm and arm. Moments ago, these girls were complete strangers. Within minutes they have become a unified bunch, discovering that in some way they are ALL connected….
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In Full Swing

We are moving our thrift shop! Full Circle will be In Full Swing, on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Our new address is: In Full Swing 225 West State Street Doylestown, PA  18901 We are grateful to the community for your generous support throughout the many years that we were located in New Britain, and we look…
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Freedom

What does Freedom look like for a survivor of Domestic Abuse? Freedom is stopping to grab a coffee on the way home from work whenever I want. Freedom is spending as much as I need to at the grocery store to make sure my family is fed well. Freedom is going out in public without…
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Bright, Bold, Beautiful & Brand New

Many months ago, the quest to re-do our website began. As the Communications Manager for A Woman’s Place (AWP), it was my responsibility to explore the possibilities. Domestic violence is a tough subject, and there has been much discussion about how to present our information and message.  For years the website was subdued. The colors…
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Teeming with Teens

The last couple weeks of my life have been full of teens. I’m driving them, talking to them, listening to them, building programs for them… you name it. And, I have to tell you, I am excited. (Full disclosure: I might have sarcastically asked one if I needed to draw a map for her to…
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