Domestic Violence: How to Be a Better Bystander

To be blunt, domestic violence is frightening.Seeing it happen, hearing it happening or finding out it is happening to a friend is stressful. What do you do? Finding a supportive way to get involved may seem overwhelming....more

Accountability is a Four Letter Word

Peaceful Paths plays a variety of roles in our community, from answering helpline calls for survivors of abuse and providing shelter to families in crisis to counseling survivors through trauma and educating youth about healthy relationships.  All these roles require a commitment to speaking the truth about violence against women and the harm it causes.  No one would argue that abuse shouldn’t be addressed, and there is very little controversy over the need for our work and benefit we provide to the greater community.  Where our work gets sticky, and where the greater convers...more