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Benefit yourself and a cause

Thanks to Willow Social Media Intern Jordan Gill for writing this article! Hope to see many of you at tomorrow's event!

May 5, 2011 at 9:47 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

10 tips for understanding a childhood sex abuse survivor

Excellent article and converage. Thanks for all you do to help raise awareness and understanding of intimate partner violence!

May 2, 2011 at 5:36 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Men encouraged to open dialogue to help prevent sexual assault

Thanks so much for this important message. Sexual assault and intimate partner violence are a community concern and will only end when addressed by the whole community.
There is an upcoming event - Walk a Mile In Her Shoes on May 6th -designed as an opportunity for men to publicly take a stand against intimate partner violence. Find out more at Then register for our local event at
Wearing women's shoes is not required, but encouraged. :)

April 26, 2011 at 12:11 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

CDC says bullies, victims, and bully-victims likely to experience family violence

Thanks for this story Jane! The CDC website is a great resource for information and prevention of violence - family violence, bullying, Intimate partner violence, and much more.

Locally, folks can be a part of the solution -

April 26, 2011 at 11:47 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Red shoe walk/run to support Willow Domestic Violence Center

We have 30 participants so far and we're hoping for a whole lot more. Come on down and bring your friends!

April 26, 2011 at 11:32 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Langston Hughes PTO expands marathon club to other Lawrence schools

This is fabulous! Great work to all involved.

April 19, 2011 at 4:06 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Red shoe walk/run to support Willow Domestic Violence Center

Thanks Karrey! We're gearing up for a great event! There will be kids activities, vendors, and fun for all.

April 19, 2011 at 4:04 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

My first half marathon

Congratulations Nick! That's a great accomplishments! I hope you continue to achieve your running goals. We would love to see you at our 5k on May 6th -
Have a great summer!

April 19, 2011 at 4:03 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

What's your health goal for 2011? Enter our contest

We're excited for our fundraiser that promotes awareness of domestic violence and healthy lifestyles!! Walk a Mile In Her Shoes: Red Shoe Walk and 5k will be May 6th. Folks can register online at: or search for it on

We're also excited to offer tai chi and possibly yoga classes to our staff, volunteers and clients again this spring - for free (thanks to our generous instructors!)

March 9, 2011 at 3:14 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

In one 24-hour period, thousands of appeals from domestic violence victims

Thanks so much Jane!
Another training that we are really looking forward to is the pre-conference training prior to the Crime Victims' Rights Conference in Wichita. The training is "How to Do This Work Without Losing Your Mind", April 26 - 9am - 4:30pm in Wichita. You can register at the link you posted.
This session is for anyone who works in the field of trauma and addresses the toll on those working in trauma related fields such as sexual and domestic violence advocacy.
Thanks again for your great post!

March 1, 2011 at 1:52 p.m. ( | suggest removal )