Category: Media Room

New Grant to Increase Bystander Intervention

You’re at the store and you see a parent hit and scream at her child.  Should you intervene?  Research shows that most people would look the other way.  In fact, experts don’t yet know the best way to handle these…

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New Cell Phone Law Helps Domestic Violence Survivors

Today, nearly everyone has a cell phone that provides critical access to family, friends and support services. Now, domestic violence survivors can obtain some peace of mind when it comes to separating a cell phone account from their abuser thanks…

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Legislative Update: Domestic and Sexual Violence in Missouri Law

The domestic and sexual violence movement had some big wins in the latest legislative session, held from January 6- May 13, thanks to MCADSV’s advocacy. Ten bills were passed by the Missouri General Assembly that addressed issues involving domestic and sexual…

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Like Mother, Like Daughter: Ending Gender-based Violence

Meet Marie and Meaghan Carroll Marie Carroll and her daughter Meaghan Carroll care deeply about empowering women and ending domestic abuse and sexual assault.  They have been supporting Safe Connections together for more than a decade. A retired Anheuser-Busch vice president,…

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Safe Connections Receives BBB TORCH Award

On Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis, the Better Business Bureau presented Safe Connections with a TORCH Award in recognition for our exceptional standards for ethical business practices and service to our clients, employees and…

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Safe Connections is Honored for Innovative Solutions

May, 2014, marked the 17th annual What’s Right with the Region celebration where FOCUS St. Louis recognized outstanding accomplishments of 20 distinct leaders and institutions who serve the St. Louis region in invaluable ways and are doing their part to make…

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Frontiere Family Partnership with Safe Connections Highlights Domestic Violence

Purchase a book to support Safe Connections in November or December 2014. While Dr. Kelly York is an expert at identifying other people’s character, she struggles with her own. Her pursuit to understand a killer uncovers more than murder. You…

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Mary McMurtrey Named Nonprofit Professional of the Year

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 – Safe Connections’ good friend Mary McMurtrey of the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation was presented with the 2014 Nonprofit Professional of the Year Award from the Community Service Public Relations Council today at the Sheraton…

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I’ll Have the Potato Skins Please

When an online reviewer asked for servers at a West Virginia restaurant to “Show More Skin” owner Daniel McCawley came up with a promotion that gave the costumer just what he wanted.  More skin. Potato skins that is. McCawley put…

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