Tag Archives: domestic violence

Domestic Abuse Network Plans to Expand Facilities

By on February 17th, 2014 | Last updated: February 27, 2014 at 1:03 pm

Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network plans to kickstart its expansion project with a ground-breaking ceremony on March 4 in its main outreach office in Gainesville, Fla.

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Republican-Sponsored Bill Aims to Toughen Up on Crime Against Pregnant Women

By on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm

Two Republican lawmakers, state Sen. Kelli Stargel and Rep. Larry Ahern, of Seminole, have sponsored an amendment to the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004.

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Gainesville Organizations Recognize Bullying During Peacebuilding Month

By and on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 2:03 pm

Gainesville organizations are teaming up to help prevent bullying, both in schools and on the Internet during Gainesville’s Community Peacebuilding Month.

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Kansas City Chiefs tragedy spotlights domestic violence, mental health

By and on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:26 am

The recent suicide of a Kansas City Chiefs football player has sent shockwaves through the National Football League and the country.

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Network receives funds to support violence prevention

By on November 14th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:00 pm

The Verizon Foundation awarded $20,000 to Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network, a certified domestic abuse network that serves survivors of domestic violence in Alachua, Bradford and Union counties. The network will use the money to support educational programs and social marketing campaigns.

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Fighting back against domestic violence

By on October 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:35 pm

Peaceful Paths, a shelter for victims of domestic violence, held a vigil in downtown Gainesville Thursday in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event included speeches from recovered victims and hanging of decorative T-shirts. Domestic violence survivor Mary Harker […]

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Inaugural Walk of Hope to raise awareness of domestic violence

By on September 7th, 2012 | Last updated: September 11, 2012 at 2:42 pm

A Marion County organization is hosting a walk Saturday to raise awareness for domestic violence, which is becoming increasingly worse in the county.

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Federal health care law affects screenings for domestic violence

By on August 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:42 pm

Nearly one in four women in Alachua County is the victim of domestic violence. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alexys Martinez spoke with  Executive Director of Peaceful Paths, Theresa Harrison, on how a new program implemented as part of the federal health care […]

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