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Community Connections: The Shadow Pandemic, Learn How to Recognize it and Help Stop it.

Online • Orange County • November 18, 2020

Join expert leaders from Human Options of OC for an important event. Domestic violence is on the rise with Covid-19 quarantine and increasing stresses. Learn how to spot it and help!

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST

UN Women has called it "the shadow pandemic," and António Guterres, the UN Secretary-General has said, "Peace is not just the absence of war. Many women under lockdown for #COVID19 face violence where they should be safest: in their own homes." 

Domestic violence can impact anyone. Human Options provides safety, healing, and a way forward to victims of domestic violence in Orange County.  Learn from experts on how to spot abuse and how to help.

Starting with a crisis hotline, four pioneering women conceived Human Options in 1981 because they believed that the women and children of Orange County deserved to live violence-free lives. Their desire evolved into a groundbreaking perspective: relationship violence threatens everyone in Orange County. Nearly four decades later, HO continues to ignite social change by leading collective county-wide responses in service of those affected by abuse. Ultimately, we are empowering every person and family in Orange County to experience lives free from fear.

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Kristy Wallace

New York, NY

CEO at Ellevate Network

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VP Operations & Strategy at Ellevate Network

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