The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence held its annual meeting on October 18 in Augusta. In addition to the business of affirming the candidates and officers for the Board of Directors, the Coalition unveiled a new, updated mission statement. That mission statement is as follows:
The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence (MCEDV) mobilizes collaborative community action...
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and domestic violence resource centers throughout Maine will be hosting events and campaigns in their communities. Don't miss this chance to show your support for ending violence and abuse!
Please see below for a list of what will be happening throughout the state in October (and the end of...
The right to determine what happens to our own physical selves has everything to do with our safety and wellbeing. Attacks on bodily autonomy are central to the issue of domestic violence. The behavior of those who commit domestic abuse is rooted in the belief that they have the right to make decisions about every facet of their partners’ lives, including their bodies.
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