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Survivors in Action announces partnership with McGruff the Crime Dog to "take a bite out of... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACT: January 7, 2011 916.496.1648 January is National Stalking Awareness Month Survivors In Action (SIA) a national non-profit ad ... Read on »
A Parent's Guide to Cyberstalking and Cyberbullying: Protecting Your Children as Simple as 1 - 2- 3 by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Every day you hear another statistic about victims of cyberbullying. Teens and tweens unknowingly invite strangers into their worl ... Read on »
Please donate to Survivors in Action this X-mas for victims of domestic violence and stalking... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health GARDNER, Mass. — Now, before venturing out, she checks the live views of what's going on outside on her computer or television screen. "You can't have enough eyes in ... Read on »
Survivors in Action comments on White House Advisor Lynn Rosenthal's Commentary on Domestic... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health After a colleague pointed out that White House Advisor on Violence Against Women Lynn Rosenthal had written a commentary I was anxious to read it hoping that domestic viol ... Read on »
Uma Thurman's stalker arrested for the second time: Advice from Stalking Expert Alexis Moore by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Jack Jordan, already convicted in 2008 for stalking actress Uma Thurman, has been arrested a second time for allegedly violating his restraining order by calling the star's ... Read on »
SAVE working backwards instead of forwards for Domestic Violence Victims " Remove mandatory arrest... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Below is an article that was forwarded to me regarding "policies" domestic violence organization Stop Abuse and Violent Environments (SAVE) is working on for victims of abu ... Read on »
Womensenews.org covers NYC Victim of Domestic Violence Failed by the System by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Click on the title above to read this story on Womensenews and see how Lily Morales gets help in NYC after brutal domestic violence. Read on »
The Danger of "Working while Female” by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health PRESS RELEASE: November 1, 2010 Law Offices of Dawn V. Martin, LLC e-mail: dvmartinlaw@yahoo.com (202) 408-7040; (703) 642-0207 website: www.dvmartinlaw.com The Dang ... Read on »
Make It Stop: Every click will help me raise money for my NY Non-Profit by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health "> Make It Stop is an anti-domestic violence video created by the Met Police in London. 1 in 5 murders in London are the result of domestic violence. I am proud to dis ... Read on »
Assemblyman Frank Skartados (D) taking time out for Domestic Violence Victim Legislation in NYS by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Yesterday evening Frank Skartados' office called me to schedule a meeting next month after the election to discuss Linda's Law for NYS. I wanted to post this information b ... Read on »
www.lindaslaw.org by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I want to feature a new website that was created by domestic violence victim/survivor, Zoe Keegan- www.lindaslaw.org This website was created by a victim for a victim ... Read on »
Project Lily: Lily Morales gets help in NY from the Discovery Channel and will be featured in... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health After a brutal act of domestic violence, Lily Morales found herself struggling to stay alive and had the scars to prove it. Her entire body was horribly slashed with a but ... Read on »
My letter to the Dutchess County Legislature/Domestic Violence Advisory Committee by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health After reviewing the resolutions Dutchess County had for NYS last night, I realized most of the points made will need funding, unlike my resolutions, which could be implemen ... Read on »
Domestic Violence Awareness in 2010 by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Domestic Violence awareness must be focused on exposing the realities faced by victims who reach out for help to domestic violence resource centers, shelters and hotlines e ... Read on »
The Courage Companion: How to Live with True Power by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health These intrepid authors have gone to the front lines of adversity and fear to surface those brave hearts who have taken action, confronting and overcoming their trials a ... Read on »
Our NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence Hard at Work... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I am posting a letter from the OPDV to a victim that is in need and having trouble navigating through the judicial system in place. I will hold back on saying anything more ... Read on »
ACP (Address Confidentiality Programs), SSN and Identity Change continue to be difficult to... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health "I had to fill out paperwork on my new job today. They called yesterday...so I called the Social Security Office to check on my application for a new Social Security Number ... Read on »
Courtesy of Survivors in Action: Domestic Violence Shelters and Advocates noticeably absent for... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Abuse shelters, domestic violence advocates noticeably absent during domestic violence legislative rally in Poughkeepsie, NY yesterday. After the tragic slaying of Linda ... Read on »
YNN: Domestic Violence Laws Not Tough Enough by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health A big thanks to Alyssa Kogon, candidate for the NYS Assembly, for throwing this Press Conference today in Poughkeepsie and advocating for all Domestic Violence Victims in NY ... Read on »
Proposals for NYS: Linda's Law by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Linda’s Law Proposals 1. Keep domestic violence victims safe. In order to ensure the safety of domestic violence victims, it is critical that restraining orders are str ... Read on »