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We Need to Call it Domestic Violence – (Tennessean Op/Ed by YWCA CEO Sharon K. Roberson)

Sunday, June 24, 2018

“Police find 4 dead in murder-suicide at Murfreesboro home”  (WMC-TV 5-28) “4 killed in apparent murder-suicide at Tennessee home, police say” (FOX News Channel 5-29) Friends attend vigil for Cassidy Ganey, young mom killed in Murfreesboro murder-suicide (DNJ 5-30) These are just a handful of the headlines that announced the murders of Cassidy Ganey, her… Continue Reading We Need to Call it Domestic Violence – (Tennessean Op/Ed by YWCA CEO Sharon K. Roberson)

Tennessee Ranks Top 10 For Domestic-Related Homicides (NewsChannel 5)

Sunday, June 24, 2018

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The state of Tennessee is top ten in the nation for domestic violence homicides, according to local experts. Tragedy unfolded Saturday night when police found Tonya Davis dead in the entryway of her home on Southside Court. Her husband, Cleveland Lamont Bell, admitted to police he shot his wife during a… Continue Reading Tennessee Ranks Top 10 For Domestic-Related Homicides (NewsChannel 5)

SAR 2018

Stand Against Racism Honors Past, Highlights Present & Focuses on Future

Saturday, April 28, 2018

    (NASHVILLE, Tenn.)—YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee hosted the annual Stand Against Racism April 27 and 28 with a community rally in Public Square Park and a Youth-Led Forum at the Downtown Nashville Public Library. The Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those who work for… Continue Reading Stand Against Racism Honors Past, Highlights Present & Focuses on Future

2018 Spring Breakfast Speakers

YWCA Spring Breakfast Brings Community Together to End Domestic Violence

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 27, 2018)—More than 1,000 friends and supporters of YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee gathered at the Music City Center on Tuesday, April 24 to hear stories of survival, empowerment, and inspiration. Guests donated over $300,000 to the YWCA during the hour-long event. The  Spring Breakfast is an annual event that… Continue Reading YWCA Spring Breakfast Brings Community Together to End Domestic Violence

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YWCA Teams Up with Nashville Predators and Allstate Purple Purse to End Domestic Violence

Friday, March 30, 2018

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 30, 2018) – With just a handful of games left in the regular season and a Stanley Cup Playoff bid already clinched, the Nashville Predators took some time off the ice to raise awareness and end the epidemic of violence against women. Several players were featured in a public service announcement… Continue Reading YWCA Teams Up with Nashville Predators and Allstate Purple Purse to End Domestic Violence

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Metro Police Have A New Tool Aimed At Preventing The Deadliest Domestic Violence (WPLN-FM)

Monday, August 14, 2017

Overcrowding at one of Nashville’s crisis shelters is actually a good sign to domestic abuse experts. It means a new approach to identifying victims most at risk of being killed by their husbands, wives or former lovers is working. Last year, Nashville police answered more than 17,000 calls reporting abuse by intimate partners — the… Continue Reading Metro Police Have A New Tool Aimed At Preventing The Deadliest Domestic Violence (WPLN-FM)