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How does culture perpetuate violence among women?

By Abha CCADV Blogger The rich culture and heritage unique to the South Asian community is often celebrated. With deep values imbibed in our ancient learnings, the culture continues to grow and dominate not one

April 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

When We Misuse the Word ‘Stalking’

by Amy Pohl CCADV Staff For more than a decade, January has been recognized as National Stalking Awareness Month. Let’s start with some facts: 76% of domestic violence homicide victims were first stalked by their

January 8th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Top 10 ways to Help a Women’s Shelter in 2016

Top 10 ways to Help a Women’s Shelter in 2016 by Wendy CCADV Blogger As the former director of a small women’s shelter, I know that the holidays stir our need to be give and

December 30th, 2015|Categories: Blog|2 Comments

Domestic Violence and the Holidays

By Abha CCADV Blogger Our first audio Blog! Listen as Abha describes how it can be difficult for some immigrant DV victims to enjoy the holidays in the United States. Some of her insights

December 18th, 2015|Categories: Announcements, Blog|1 Comment

My own home scares me

My own home scares me. By Abha CCADV Blogger Homelessness continues to be a cause of increasing concern among women who experience domestic violence. It is said that, “92% of homeless mothers were victims of

November 13th, 2015|Categories: Announcements, Blog|1 Comment

A Place to Call Home

By Amy Pohl CCADV Staff and Blogger November is Homelessness Awareness Month, and with the cold weather moving into Colorado, there is no better time to be thinking about how we can better address the

November 5th, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

I forgive everyone who stood in my way!

I forgive everyone who stood in my way! By Abha CCADV Blogger Disclaimer: This is not my story but is the story of several women who continue to be suppressed till date in the traditional

August 31st, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Lost Freedom

by Heather CCADV Blogger Freedom. A word that means so much to our country. Our military fights for it every day for our sake. We stand proud that we live here. Yes, it is the

July 31st, 2015|Categories: Announcements, Blog|0 Comments

The Oppression of One, Is the Oppression of All

(Note from CCADV: The Founding Fathers we celebrate each July began a movement and helped create America. The Founding Mothers of the feminist movement created safe places for women and children to explore a life lived without violence. They

July 24th, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Am I a Lost Identity?

By Abha CCADV Blogger Disclaimer: This is not one woman’s story, but thousands of women’s stories. Using first person narrative, the reader is brought into the situation. I grew up dreaming about finding my best

July 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments