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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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New Holiday Traditions

Victims of domestic violence who are also single parents may face special challenges during the holidays.  It is all too common for former partners to abuse a superior financial position by showering children with gifts to buy their affections. One great way to deal with this difficulty is to create new, low-cost holiday traditions that…
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Man Power

“If the mind can heal the body, but the body cannot heal the mind, then the mind must be stronger than the body.” My head dips slightly below my shoulders as I lean over resting my hands on my knees. Sweat pours down my body plunging to the ground like raindrops. I am breathless. It’s…
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A Silent Epidemic

People have always been afraid of the unknown.  Most of us avoid risk for the uncertainty of its outcome. When it comes to witnessing domestic violence, we often stay silent for that very reason. At some point in your life, you may encounter a family member, friend or co-worker who is experiencing domestic violence. It…
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My Decision

It all started with my decision not to join the military. I wanted to serve people but do so in other ways. In a random google search, I typed in “suicide hotline volunteer.” An online application eventually led to an interview. Soon after, I began training as a crisis/suicide hotline volunteer. My training covered a…
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Alice in the 21st Century

Most of us have read or seen a version of Alice in Wonderland. Disney’s images of the 19th century story range from amusing to frantic to terrifying (at least to a small child). Imagine the 21st century Alice falling into the rabbit hole of domestic violence. Out of concern for her beloved cat, Alice follows…
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