Domestic Violence

Support a Cause During National Book Month

October 5, 2018
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Did you know that October is National Book Month? During the month of October, you can purchase an autographed copy of my book, Restoring the Whole in My Soul, for $10, knowing that a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Walking Into A New Life, Inc […]

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 1, 2018
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October is nationally recognized as domestic violence awareness month. As Executive Director of Walking Into A New Life, Inc. and personally celebrating my 10 year as a survivor, I invite everyone to please visit our facebook page,¬†https://www.facebook.com/walkingintoanewlifeinc/ for the very latest on upcoming […]

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Keynote Address for Daddy’s Girls Conference Brunch

June 18, 2018
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Greater Faith Tabernacle has been hosting the Daddy’s Girls Conference for the past 14 years. It has been an honor to work with and support the GFT family over the years for such an important event, as the event and the members of the congregation are dear […]

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Ten Years and Counting

June 14, 2018
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My 10 Year Milestone: On this day, ten years ago, I took my life back and became a DV survivor. To some, this may not mean a lot. There will be some who I KNOW will question why I’m sharing this at all. But, if you had […]

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You May Be Popular, But What About Impact?

January 12, 2018
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I was nominated for an award last year regarding my book. However, the criteria for becoming a finalist was not based on popularity. I listened intently on Facebook Live as the event organizer shared her vision regarding the awards ceremony. She made one statement that has stayed with […]

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My Voice is Here to Stay

January 8, 2018
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Like millions of others, I watched the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony. The solidarity in the room was evident. Many of the attendees wore black in support of the #metoo and #timesup movement regarding sexual assault and inequality. Among the attendees were advocates who have worked tirelessly […]

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Extended Offers Through 11/27/17

November 24, 2017
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Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, I hope the day as well as this past weekend, has been one of positive experiences, good times, rest, relaxation and reflection. I created a newsletter to include some special offers in recognition of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday & Cyber Monday […]

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My Keynote Address for Project STAND

October 23, 2017
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I had the absolute pleasure of being the Keynote speaker for this year’s Project STAND event. Project STAND is an annual fundraising event designed to provide awareness and resources to victims/survivors of domestic violence and the community at large. I’ve been fortunate to attend almost […]

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Receiving the C.U.R.E.S. Shero Award

October 21, 2017
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This weekend, I had the privilege of receiving an award from the House of Mtenzi who sponsors The Stone Awards. This was their 22nd year hosting the event. Local community leaders and those who have national ties but local roots are honored in a number of categories. The […]

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Gwendolyn Brooks & National Day on Writing

October 20, 2017
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Today is National Day on Writing. To know me is to know I love speaking and presenting. But, writing is the foundation for which I’ve relied on to get me through some of the best and worst times of my life. I absolutely love writing and what […]

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My Viewpoint Featured in The Memphis Flyer

October 13, 2017
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As we continue to recognize October as National Domestic Violence Awareness month, I am reminded of one of the single biggest questions I’m asked, Why Doesn’t She Leave? I decided to write a few of my thoughts and submit them to The Memphis Flyer. I’m […]

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Girls Night Out on Domestic Violence Featured on Local 24

October 4, 2017
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For the past six years, the Whitehaven Public Library has hosted an event called Girls Night Out on Domestic Violence. I have had the privilege to facilitate it all six years. The first year, I was asked to facilitate with another person from another organization. The following year […]

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