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Wednesday, 26 March 2014 10:55

By Lauren McGaughy, NOLA.com | The Times Picayune

Anti-domestic violence activists burst into cheers Wednesday (March 26), as a spate of bills to extend more rights to abuse victims in Louisiana passed their first legislative hurdle.

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013 06:28

 

 

By Helen Freund, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

It's a fair question: Why would Christine George get back together with a man whose violent history, detailed in court records, she knew all too well?

A few weeks ago, the hulking parolee and father of her teenage son moved back in to her Gentilly home. Days later she was dead.

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Monday, 25 February 2013 09:48

From nola.com

By: Marilyn Stewart

 

In the spotlight or out, NFL players’ wives have learned a lot about life. For some, that includes domestic violence. A group of 19 from the Off the Field NFL Players’ Wives Association shared their life experiences with New Orleans teens in a pre-Super Bowl event to stop domestic violence, hosted by the New Orleans Family Justice Center.

 

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Friday, 11 January 2013 13:29

From nola.com

By: Letters to the Editor, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

 

Re: Budget cuts hit aid for victims of domestic violence, A-4, Jan. 4.

Days before Christmas, the state Department of Children and Family Services informed Crescent House that their contract had been cut by $76,000. That same day several families received services -- including a mom and her children who had been terrorized by their father with a loaded gun. These children were traumatized and scared, but after hours of care and quality services, they left with bicycles and toys from Santa and arrangements for immediate safety.

In Orleans Parish, Crescent House is the only agency providing lifesaving services to victims of domestic violence. This program provides a 24-hour, 365-days-a-year crisis line that often is the only linkage to safety for victims.

 

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Monday, 31 December 2012 00:00

From neworleanssaints.com

Posted Dec 31, 2012
By: NewOrleansSaints.com

 

The New Orleans Saints announced their 2012 Community Quarterback Award Winners on Monday.

The Community Quarterback program recognizes outstanding volunteers in the Gulf South Region. Individuals exhibiting leadership, dedication and commitment to improving their community are candidates for the program.

Nominees had to be age 13 and over, providing volunteer services for non-profit organizations in their community are eligible.

Below are the winners

 

$10,000 Grant Recipient (1):

*Cecile Tebo – Exodus House


$2,500 Grant Recipients (2):

*Jennifer Taylor – N.O. Family Justice & Crescent House

*Michael Hackett – CASA

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