Survivor Sunday

Cheryl Chavers

Happy Sunday!  This month’s #SurvivorSunday feature is recognizing a woman who has made it her mission to help survivors and children living with abuse find their way to freedom.  Social Worker turned Domestic Violence Specialist, Cheryl Chavers, has years of experience advocating for those fighting to survive, but what many do not know is that Read More >

“JJ”

April is a month symbolizing growth and fresh starts, so it’s only right we share this warrior’s story as we enter this new season.  A survivor of intense  “unseen” abuse,  JJ celebrated her 9 year “freedomversary” this month.  Here, she shares her story of reflection, resiliency and lessons in love from her grandfather–all in the Read More >

Mike

This month’s #SurvivorSunday comes by way of a call received to our team from a young man named Mike.  Struggling to put words onto paper, Mike verbally shared with us his experience and allowed us to pen his story of a young and exciting love turned toxic, and the challenges of being a man coming Read More >

Jasmine Blooms

The first #SurvivorSunday feature of the new year is the beautiful and resilient Jasmine Blooms.  After surviving years of a tumultuous relationship, Jasmine shares with us the dangers of gaslighting and learning to see her worth with 2020 vision. Jasmine’s Story: I am survivor. I didn’t even know that I was being abused. It took Read More >

Victoria DT

This month’s #SurvivorSunday feature is Victoria DT, a survivor turned advocate determined to use her story as a stepping stool to help others in their journey to freedom.  Read below as Victoria openly shares some of the trials she has overcome and the lessons she has learned in the process of learning to love herself Read More >

Andrese Johnson

This month’s #SurvivorSunday feature comes by way of a survivor who not only found the strength to overcome abuse, but found the strength to forgive the person who hurt her.  Read below as Andrese shares a powerful letter of forgiveness, self-reflection and self love. Andrese’s Letter of Forgiveness:   I forgive you for all the Read More >

DVAM History

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the “Day of Unity” held in October 1981 and conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The Day of Unity soon became an entire week devoted to Read More >

Elizabeth K. Jones

Our August #SurvivorSunday feature is an unstoppable advocate and survivor with a heart of gold.  The founder of the non-profit, ‘See the Light, Be the Light’, Elizabeth has made it her life’s mission to use her testimony as the rope to pull others out of darkness.  In her words, “peace does a woman good”–and she’s Read More >

ChNika Clark

  July’s #SurvivorSunday feature is the beautiful and resilient, ChNika Clark. A survivor of what many believed to be the impossible, ChNika vowed to turn tragedy into triumph and show the world just what it means to be unstoppable. ChNika’s Story: In 2014, I went through my first domestic violence experience — with a man Read More >

Jazmine Smith

As fierce as she is fabulous, our #SurvivorSunday feature, Jazmine Smith, is a jack of all trades.  From survivor and advocate to motivational speaker and media host, Jazmine’s voice is a weapon not to be reckoned with.  Using her ever growing platform, she shares her story with humorous candor, transparency and perhaps the most admirable Read More >