Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Go Purple On October 23rd!

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please show your support on Thursday, October 23rd by participating in Go Purple Day!  Download the brochure here.  

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Join Us at the Wonderful Witchy Women Fundraising Luncheon

Next Door has been honored to have been chosen by the Bella Vista League to be one of three beneficiaries of its Wonderful Witchy Women Fundraising Luncheon. Monday, October 27th, 2014 10:30am -2:30pm San Jose Fairmont Hotel 170 South Market Street San Jose, California Click here to learn more To register, click here

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Win A Night On The Town From Lone Star Limousine

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Lone Star Limousine is proud to support Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence with our NIGHT ON THE TOWN GIVEAWAY! Simply like the Lone Star Limousine and Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence pages on Facebook, and then share them with your friends and you could win! Make sure […]

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Santa Clara Considering a Watered-Down Mayoral Resolution

“No Ray McDonald? I guess they don’t want to rock the boat with their new business partners,” said Kathleen Krenek, executive director of Next Door, referring to the financial arrangement Santa Clara forged with the team to build and run the 49ers’ new stadium. Read more…

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Bystander 101: You can help end violence against women, but you have to stand up and do something.

According to Jackson Katz, educator, author, filmmaker, and cultural theorist: A bystander in the violence prevention field refers to “anyone who plays some role in an act of harassment, abuse or violence — but is neither the perpetrator nor the victim. They are someone who is present and thus potentially in position to discourage, prevent, […]

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Goodell Misses Leadership Opportunity

An op/ed piece by Ann Skeet, director of leadership ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, declares Commissioner Goodell missed a leadership opportunity and the image of professional football is taking a well-deserved beating. Goodell Misses Leadership Opportunity  

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San Jose Mercury News Coverage of NFL Scandal

Good for the San Jose Mercury News. Sunday’s top story (p. 1, upper right-hand column headline) was “A stain the fans cannot ignore.” The story centered on the topic of how astute, sensitive fans … otherwise known as “soul-searching fans” … are declaring the Sunday ritual is no longer guilt-free. “Many are wrestling with conflicted […]

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San Francisco’s Supervisors have issued a resolution condemning the 49ers handling of domestic violence cases.

Supervisors in San Francisco weigh in on the 49ers handling of domestic violence issues on their team, condemning the decision to allow Ray McDonald to keep playing while under investigation. Read the San Franciso Supervisors’ 49ers Resolution here

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Bench Domestic Violence

“Bench Domestic Violence” is not only a clever play on words; it is also an extremely important message. Let’s raise the shades in homes where men abuse the women they claim to love and let the sun shine in exposing the secret and bringing light. It is time to engage healthy men to walk together […]

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