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  • Wreath of Hope Ceremony 2018 Gallery on October 17, 2018

    The 12th Annual Wreath of Hope Ceremony on October 4 is our kicked off event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month this year. This event is an opportunity to not only recognize the life-saving services advocates provide across the state of Oklahoma, but also celebrate survivors and mourn victims who cannot speak for themselves.

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  • Understanding Sexual Violence on April 2, 2018

    Learn more about what sexual violence is and who it impacts. » Read More
  • How to Have Healthy Communication with Kids About Consent on April 2, 2018

    Read more about how to have healthy communication with kids regarding consent. » Read More
  • Practicing Everyday Consent on March 29, 2018

    Check out these helpful tips to get consent in any situation! » Read More
  • Embrace Your Voice During Sexual Assault Awareness Month on March 29, 2018

    Read these tips on how to Embrace Your Voice during April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month. » Read More
  • YWCA OKC Speaks with Marsy's Law and OK Voice Radio on March 16, 2018

    YWCA Oklahoma City's Alix Stewart joins Marsy's Law leadership team, Kim Moyer and Jill Shero, on KTLV AM1200 to talk about Oklahoma State Question 794. » Read More
  • February Webinar with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence on January 29, 2018

    Support, Empowerment and Healing: Black Women and Domestic Violence

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  • 14 Misconceptions About Domestic Violence on January 29, 2018

    Hashtags like #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft gave survivors a platform to share their stories. Even still many people hols misconceptions about domestic violence, like that abuse is a private matter or victims who stay are week. sat down with the experts to clear the air on some myths about domestic violence. » Read More
  • Silent Night, Violent Night on December 21, 2017

    It was our first Christmas in a new town far away from our family and friends. My husband had gotten a new job in the city. We moved the whole family – me, him, and our two kids- into a small apartment until we were able to save enough for a house. Money had been tight with the move and his checks never seemed to come in on time, putting us behind on almost all of our bills. After weeks of scrimping, I had enough money for a few presents and a nice dinner on Christmas day, but we’d have to keep it simple on Christmas Eve. I decided to make the kid’s favorite, grilled cheese.

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  • The Nightmare Before Christmas on December 19, 2017

    It was my first time home from college in a while. I was so excited for home cooked meals, my mom to do my laundry, and some time to catch up with old friends. My best friends and I got ready together, and headed to one of the more popular bars in our town. It felt like everyone we knew was already there! We finally got through the crowd, saying hello and giving hugs and made it to a table with a few friends to drink and catch up. As we were talking, I saw a familiar face from across the room and I instantly felt butterflies in my stomach. 

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  • I'm dreaming of a safe Christmas on November 13, 2017

    Our relationship started out like any other. Late nights on the phone, romantic dates, sweet texts. It wasn't long before we moved in together and were making long term plans for our future. He always made off handed comments about how I didn't dress or cook very well. Those comments quickly turned into calling me ugly, stupid, and implying no one else would ever love me. Sometimes he would get really mad and slowly back me up into a corner, yelling in my face but I never considered it abusive. » Read More
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