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Peaceful Paths Speaks Out: Teen Dating Violence

What is teen dating violence?  Is that really a thing? Teen dating violence is very similar to partner abuse in adult relationships, in which one person attempts to have power and control over the other person through manipulation, “mind games,” belittling behavior, isolation, threats and coercion. (http://www.ncdsv.org/images/powercontrolwheelnoshading.pdf). However, abuse between teens also commonly includes tactics […]

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Expansion Campus Groundbreaking set for March 4, 2014

Join us as we celebrate the official start of the Expansion Project!  The ceremonial groundbreaking will attended by state and local dignitaries, include remarks from the Board of Directors and Donors, and will  reveal the new Emergency Shelter name. Participants will be able to tour the property, view architectural renderings, and meet the project team.Sponsorship […]

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Second Annual Cornhole Tournament!

Join us for the best beanbag toss tournament around! Two person teams will compete for a trophy and cash prize while having a great time for a good cause. Register online by May 25th – space is limited to the first 25 teams. Entry fee is $40 per team and includes lunch – additional concessions […]

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Cox Communications Signs on as the Signature Corporate Sponsor for 2014

Cox Communications has signed on as the signature Corporate Sponsor for Peaceful Paths, Inc. to support awareness efforts during 2014.  During this calendar year, which is the agency’s 40th Anniversary, Cox Communications will  be supporting events that raise community understanding of Intimate Partner Violence and the impact that Center programming has in supporting women and […]

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Peaceful Paths Speaks Out: Be a Better Bystander – Empowerment in Action

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.  You may fear that your instincts are wrong, that you’re blowing it out of proportion. The person being […]

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When Someone You Love is Impacted by Intimate Partner Violence – Peaceful Paths Speaks Out

We have all been there. We have had a family member, friend, coworker, classmate (the list goes on and on…) who has been in an abusive relationship. It can be very difficult to stand by and watch someone we love stay with a partner who is controlling them, verbally abusing them, or even physically harming […]

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Peaceful Paths Speaks Out: The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

Witnessing or experiencing violence can have profound effects on children. Simply exposing a child to violence in the home can  lead to anxiety, psychosomatic symptoms, and even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Children may be physically harmed in an incident, and even if they are not directly involved, studies show that children are often more aware […]

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Gainesville Color Run: Register to run or volunteer today to help Peaceful Paths raise money!

We are thrilled to be benefiting from The Color Run Gainesville!  Join us this September 27, 2014 to volunteer or run and support our organization. To volunteer, click this link and pick your times and you will be contact the week of the race with the details. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-gainesville-registration-10650797823?aff=PeacefulPaths   To register to Run and support […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month During the month of October you are invited to join us at any or all of our events as we work to end Domestic Violence in our community. We have many ways for you to get involved this year. Click here to download the events flyer! Graphics for Facebook […]

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Good People Community Night at the Hipp – Thursday, January 16

GOOD PEOPLE ARE EVERYWHERE! This January, the Hippodrome Theatre has partnered with 8 community organizations for COMMUNITY PARTNER NIGHTS. On each of the COMMUNITY PARTNER NIGHTS, the Hippodrome is offering $15 tickets to patrons who bring a donation for our designated Community Partner.   THE PEACEFUL PATHS COMMUNITY PARTNER NIGHT IS THURSDAY, JANUARY 16 AT […]

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