This June will mark the first anniversary for the program specifically created to meet the needs of Latino families facing relationship violence. Leading the work is Ana Maria Studer. Ana Maria is a native of Venezuela and it is because of her linguistic and cultural background she is able to relate so well. Over the past year Ana Maria has made numerous connections with professionals, law enforcement and community members to spread the word about the program and the services it provides. Here is a bit of an unusual success story Ana Maria recently reported.
Read this meangingful and timely article from Abby Norman's blog. It truly demonstrates the need for talking with our young persons about consent and victim blaming. Take a deep look and you might see some of yourself in this story.