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14Feb 2012

ALSO Combats the Prevalence of Teen Dating Violence

In 2009, ALSO was troubled by the prevalence of intimate-partner violence in Humboldt Park, along with the lack of community help available to counteract it. In response, ALSO decided to take action.
10Feb 2012

Empowering a Farmworking Community: S.T.O.P. In Action in California

This Week, A STOP-Funded California Organization Empowers Survivors to Stand Up for Their Right to a Violence-Free Life Farmworker communities have proven to be a difficult population to reach and have remained traditionally unserved/underserved by service agencies. Due to social, economic, political, language, and cultural barriers, farmworker women are particularly vulnerable to sexual assault and domestic ...
03Feb 2012

The Success of a Cold Case Team: S.T.O.P. in Action in Arizona

This week a STOP-Funded Phoenix, Arizona Cold Case Sex Crime Team Identifies and Apprehends Sexual Assault Perpetrators: In 2000, the Family Investigations Bureau – Sex Crime Unit of the Phoenix Police Department applied for STOP funds to assist with the large backlog of approximately 2,000 unsolved sexual assault “cold cases” of one year or older in ...
26Jan 2012

Safety Net Works Logan Square Youth Leadership Council Meetings

The Safety Net Works is a collaborative effort designed to bring local and state resources together to help youth and young adults living in Logan Square enhance their positive development into a healthy and productive adulthood.                                       ...
24Jan 2012

Understanding Immigration Issues: S.T.O.P. in Action in Alaska

In a previous blog post, we gave a brief introduction to the S.T.O.P. in Action booklet. The book highlights success stories from the S.T.O.P. Formula Grants Program in each state and territory. Each week we will post one of these stories. Make sure to check back next week to see if your state is featured ...