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/ Lucia Corral Peña

I was getting my hair done recently—the round-brush blow dry that I simply cannot do myself. Myra, the hairstylist, was a beautiful woman in her late 50s or early 60s. As we chatted, the inevitable...

/ Lucia Corral Peña

It’s nothing new to see a high-profile story raise awareness around domestic violence—public attention is focused for a while, then it gradually moves on to something else. Meanwhile, for those who...

/ Christine Maulhardt

I live on a small side-street in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco. I suppose some might actually call it an alley. While it’s not a scary alley, it’s also not a charming alley full of...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

The recent #MeToo campaign demonstrated the power of speaking out against gender-based violence.

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A few weeks ago, I went home to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with my family. Each year, in preparation for the celebration, I help my family put together an ofrenda , or altar, to...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

As this year’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month continues, I find myself humbled, inspired, and uplifted by the stories and words of support that have been shared with us through our End the Silence...

/ Andrew Kolbenschlag

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a presentation on the California Women’s Well-Being Index , a new resource from the Women’s Foundation of California and the California Budget &...

/ Lucia Corral Peña

Last weekend I watched a film called “The Hunting Ground” with my 17-year-old son. The compelling documentary examines the growing trend of sexual assault on college campuses. It follows two young...

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Kansas. Washington. Virginia. Last month, in the span of seven days, three mass shootings in those states became national news. In each instance, the shooting had a connection to domestic violence:...