Oklahoma’s Children First partners with first-time, low-income moms and families to build safe, stable, healthy homes for children.
“Victims can be taken to court over and over, sometimes over a period of years,” Peery said. “The right to a speedy trial doesn’t happen for victims. … The process of the court just re-traumatizes victims.”
The American Muslim Association (AMA) of Oklahoma City oversees the Grand Mosque. We condemn domestic violence, and we support empowering women who have been victimized by domestic abuse.
The Ed Harris Film Festival begins Halloween night with a screening of Creepshow.
YWCA Oklahoma City offers help to people suffering from domestic abuse.
Community members donated money to build a bigger YWCA shelter for women in need of a safe space.
According to Tennessee Titans center Gabe Ikard, OU coach Bob Stoops has been giving players good advice about domestic violence for years.
Laura Miller left her ex-husband only once before she learned another fact about domestic violence: Leaving an abuser increases the risk of homicide by 75 percent. George Rodriguez, Miller’s ex-husband and father to her three daughters, had been a jealous type but not violent during eight years of marriage in Albuquerque, N.M. “We scuffled for…
The mother of six and grandmother of three has not had an easy path getting to where she is now. She was a victim of domestic violence, which in turn led to homelessness. “I grew up in a domestic violence home,” she said. “Childhood memories I have include my dad stabbing my mom in the…