Survivor Sunday

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 >

Victoria “Tori” Sahnow

Happy New Year!  This month’s #SurvivorSunday is brought to you by Victoria Sahnow, a “Super Mom” with a story to tell.  Here, Victoria aka Tori,  shares with us some of her darkest moments endured during years of verbal, emotional and physical abuse.  She also shares the triumph in overcoming those moments and just how strong Read More >

Author Camille McGowan

Meet December’s #SurvivorSunday feature, Author Camille McGowan.  A self-proclaimed daydreamer and optimist, Camille once lived a life of violence and fear.  After choosing to fight for her, Camille now leads a life following her purpose of advocating for mental health and sharing how she went from ‘test’ to ‘testimony’. Camille’s Story: My Test…imony (in brief): Read More >

Chavonne Boyd-Hurdle

In the wake of the growing #MeToo movement and the courageous survivors who stand behind it, #SurvivorSunday feature, Author Chavonne Boyd-Hurdle, shares her own brave story of survival in her powerful memoir, ‘Scrapes and Scars: No Secrets’.  A survivor of child sexual abuse and intimate partner violence, Chavonne uses her platform to raise awareness for Read More >

Janell Hunter

This month’s #SurvivorSunday is the beautiful Janell Hunter. Wife, mother and business owner, Janell shares with us a powerful and transparent story outlining experiences no person should have to endure, yet many do. Her journey of self-reflection reminds us that we all heal at our own pace and sometimes a survivor needs the reminder that Read More >

Evangelist Detra Williams

This month’s #SurvivorSunday feature is the fearless Evangelist Detra Williams. A walking testimony of faith and resilience, Detra shares an excerpt from her book ‘Wounds to Wisdom: The Survivor Series Volume 2’, taking us on her journey from childhood sexual abuse to domestic violence. Her transparency and passion will leave you near tears for the Read More >