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AMEND Experience Challenges Community to Work Together to End Abuse Against Women & Girls

Saturday, September 15, 2018

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – More than 500 men and women came together Thursday morning at the Omni Nashville Hotel to confront a timely and critical issue —how to challenge a culture and end the epidemic of violence against women. The AMEND Experience spotlights the YWCA’s AMEND Together program, a primary prevention initiative dedicated to ending… Continue Reading AMEND Experience Challenges Community to Work Together to End Abuse Against Women & Girls

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Newsmaker : Shan Foster, VP External Affairs & AMEND Together (WKRN-TV)

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee is working to stop domestic violence before it starts. That’s what the AMEND Together program is all about. The YWCA’s VP of External Affairs and AMEND Together appeared WKRN News 2 on Tuesday, Sept. 11 to discuss the initiative and the upcoming AMEND Experience. Watch his Newsmaker… Continue Reading Newsmaker : Shan Foster, VP External Affairs & AMEND Together (WKRN-TV)

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How men can make Tennessee a safer place for women – Plazas (Tennessean)

Sunday, August 26, 2018

This column originally appeared in the Tennessean newspaper on Sunday, Aug. 26 Shan Foster saw a lot of violence as a child and young man that left an indelible mark on him. “I saw women who were victims,” he said. “I saw men who had bad role models. As a consequence, they in turn inflicted violence on… Continue Reading How men can make Tennessee a safer place for women – Plazas (Tennessean)

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Olympic Champion, Humanitarian & Cancer Survivor to Offer Keynote at 3rd Annual AMEND Experience

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 21, 2018) — The YWCA is thrilled to announce Scott Hamilton, the most recognized male figure skating star in the world, is the featured speaker for the 3rd annual AMEND Experience. The Olympic Gold medalist, best-selling author, broadcaster, cancer survivor, humanitarian, and motivational speaker will inspire the audience not to give up… Continue Reading Olympic Champion, Humanitarian & Cancer Survivor to Offer Keynote at 3rd Annual AMEND Experience