Greenwich Time: 20.October.2017 - The YWCA Greenwich hosted a public workshop Friday to teach community members the signs of domestic violence, the town’s second most investigated crime.
Domestic Abuse Services
Greenwich Time 11.October.2017: Bowing their heads as they held out lit candles, attendees at the YWCA Greenwich’s annual vigil took a moment of silence to honor those who have lost their lives to domestic violence.As each of the 14 names of Connecticut people killed in 2016 in a domestic situation was read aloud, a rose was placed in a vase until it was full, a solemn remembrance of the lives lost.
Greenwich Time, 2.October.2017: Domestic violence is the most frequently reported violent crime in Greenwich. Town officials on Monday joined with the YWCA Greenwich to renew their commitment to serving sufferers and reducing the frequency of the problem.
GREENWICH TIME 8.July.2017: It was after hours, but 24 Hopscotch employees remained, listening intently to a training session unlike any they likely envisioned at the start of their careers.“Salon professionals have a unique view into the personal lives of their clients,” said Meredith Gold, director of Domestic Abuse Services at the YWCA.
GREENWICH TIME, 7.June.2017: The YWCA Greenwich is asking men to take a stand against domestic violence on Father’s Day, June 18. “This initiative makes an important statement to the community about domestic violence and the role good men play in taking a stand against abuse,” said Mary Lee Kiernan, president and CEO of the YWCA Greenwich. Sign up at www.ywcagreenwich.org/menagainst.
Huffington Post: 21.April.2017 -- Indiana University is taking a big step toward combat sexual assault and violence against women on its campus. On Wednesday, the university released a new policy banning any prospective student who has a history of sexual assault or domestic violence from joining any of the school’s athletic programs.
Greenwich Sentinal: 7 April 2017: This column, written by Mary Lee A. Kiernan, President and CEO, YWCA Greenwich, explores the broader affects domestic violence has on entire classrooms of students, and why domestic abuse is a community issue.
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5.25.2016 The 11th Annual YWCA Greenwich Old Bags Luncheon at the Belle Haven Club raised funds exclusively for YWCA Domestic Abuse Services.
“The proceeds from this wonderful, sold-out event help provide a wide range of free, 24/7 services to thousands of domestic violence victims,” said Adrianne Singer, YWCA President and CEO. “My thanks go out to our Co-Chairs, the entire Old Bags Luncheon Committee and to the concerned, caring women who attended the event.”