Posts Tagged ‘peace over violence’

Emily Doe, the Rapist & the Judge

/ July 7th, 2016 / No Comments »

There has been much deserved attention to the words of Emily Doe, the Stanford rape survivor. Her 12 page victim impact statement, has caught the imagination of the greater public. Most news headlines, social media and water cooler conversation, centers around the alleged perpetrator, especially

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SANTANA: Vibrations of Compassion

/ December 23rd, 2013 / No Comments »

  A highlight of 2013 for me was to meet and to present the music legend Carlos Santana along with his son Salvador Santana with the POV Humanitarian VOICE Award at our Humanitarian Awards Event in October at The Beverly Hills Hotel. And, we are

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Volunteer Over Violence

/ December 19th, 2013 / No Comments »

It’s the holiday season and as always, our volunteers are out in full force-responding to hotline calls, supporting survivors, providing violence prevention presentations and collecting gifts for the families we serve. Volunteers are the lifeblood of our agency. POV began as a volunteer run agency

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Crisis of Confidence, Hope for Prevention

/ March 3rd, 2012 / No Comments »

Los Angeles is going through a crisis of confidence in the capacity of the Los Angeles Unified School District to protect children from sexual abuse by trusted adults: their teachers. In the span of a weeks time, 4 adult teachers were arrested for alleged sexual

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