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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2011
Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment's Community Newsletter
Dear SAFE supporter,
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month! SAFE has many events and programs to bring awareness and support our community. We hope that you will join us and participate in many of the activities and let others know by forwarding this information to others.
Enjoy this edition of our newsletter "The Vault" and thank you for your support of SAFE!
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SAFE in response to recent legislative changes and the current economic crisis is offering a free conference that focuses on micro-entrepreneurship specifically for survivors of domestic violence. O.P.E.N. for Business Conference was created to assist survivors of domestic violence in creating a business for themselves that can generate income to supplement their earnings while exploring entrepreneurship as a means towards gaining self-sufficiency.
O.P.E.N. for Business Conference for survivors of domestic violence will feature free lunch, giveaways, entrepreneurship focused workshops, community resources and health screening from Sinai-Grace Hospital
This event will be held:
Saturday, October 22th
8 am until 4 pm
This is a free event for survivors of domestic violence.
For participant confidentiality, location information will only be given to registered attendees
Wayne State University School of Social Work Alumni Association, Walden University, Delta Sigma Theta Detroit Foundation Inc., and local Detroit domestic violence agencies, Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (SAFE) and Serenity Services, are coming together to hold a Candlelight Vigil in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
October 21 from 6 pm until 8 pm at the Delta Sigma Theta Detroit Foundation Inc., 24760 West Seven Mile, Detroit, MI
This vigil will raise community awareness of domestic violence and to provide domestic violence related community resources to community residents.
SAFE at 800-757-4919 ext. 2 to obtain the confidential meeting location, date and times.
Women's Independence Scholarship Program
Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment can assist active participants of SAFE's programs process their application forms for consideration of Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP).
About the scholarship:
The Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) was created in 1999 to help formerly battered women overcome barriers to the education necessary for their becoming employable and financially stable.
SAFE is looking forward to assisting survivors of domestic violence obtain their goal of achieving a secondary education. SAFE will also assist other programs learn more about the program and assist their participants with completing the forms.
For additional information on the Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) visit their website at: http://www.wispinc.org
Support SAFE's Mission
Support survivors of domestic violence
The Economic Empowerment training SAFE provides to survivors of domestic violence in the Metropolitan Detroit area is needed now more than ever. I would like to personally ask you to make a difference by donating to SAFE.
Every donation makes a difference and goes to support survivors of domestic violence!
Your donation can be made via the PayPal button below:
You can also mail your support to:
3430 E. Jefferson Avenue, #721,
Detroit, Michigan 48207
For additional donation options please call 800-757-4919. Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (SAFE) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, all donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
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To equip survivors of domestic violence with the appropriate financial tools and resources needed to enable women to leave or recover from the economic portion of domestic violence