New York Times Article: For Abused Women, a Pandemic Lockdown Holds Dangers of Its Own

“We’re having really difficult conversations.” — Katie Ray-Jones, chief executive of the National Domestic Violence Hotline As millions across the U.S. stay home to help flatten the curve, domestic violence organizations and support systems are scrambling to adapt to the rapidly shifting landscape. Read the full New York Time’s Article:  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/us/coronavirus-lockdown-domestic-violence.html  

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Highlight on Office for Women Director, Robi Schlaff

Highlight on Robi Schlaff, Director of Westchester County’s Office for Women. March is Women’s History month and we met with Robin Schlaff, known to most of us as Robi, to talk about the Westchester County Office for Women (OFW), where she serves as Director, and her involvement with Hope’s Door. As stated on the OFW […]

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Executive Director, CarlLa Horton, speaks on Harvey Weinstein Verdict

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CarlLa Horton speaks to News 12  Executive Director, CarlLa Horton, speaks to News 12 on the Harvey Weinstein Verdict. “It is a big victory for the #metoo movement, but it’s not as big a victory as we would have hoped.”  

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Hope’s Door Welcomes New Board Members

Hope’s Door Welcomes New Board Members Hope’s Door is excited to welcome four new members to our Board of Directors. “The Hope’s Door Board of Directors is thrilled to welcome Dan Lipka, Marisol Sanchez, Melissa Szot and Mary Ann Skewes to its Board,” states Kristen Gizzi, Hope’s Door Board President. “Each with their diverse experience […]

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STAR Chapters Raise Awareness During Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

STAR Chapters Raise Awareness During Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, a national effort to raise awareness about teen dating abuse. The Hope’s Door Love Shouldn’t Hurt program is joining this effort by hosting awareness events in schools across Westchester County. Take a look at […]

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