• sexual assault Apr 19

    Exploring Intimate Partner Violence: Why Assaults Against Women Still Don't Get Enough Attention

    April Hernandez Castillo has a number of high-profile acting credits under her belt, including guest spots on hit shows like “New Amsterdam,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “30 Rock,” and “Dexter.” In 2007, Castillo starred opposite Oscar-winner Hilary Swank in the drama “Freedom Writers.” But before her success, there was life-threatening trauma. Like a regrettably large number of women,…

  • domestic violence Jan 11, 2020

    Addressing Domestic Violence in Connecticut

    Domestic violence was center stage in Connecticut Friday, at two press conferences addressing needs in the state.  “The fact is that abuse is under-reported,” said State Senator Alex Bergstein (D) – Greenwich. “If she can summon the superhuman strength to leave, that’s when danger peaks.” There were 11 women and three men in Connecticut killed in intimate partner homicides in…

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