Entries by kguyton

Private Violence Screening at Malco Studio on the Square

The Family Safety Center is excited to screen Private Violence, a documentary by filmmaker Cynthia Hill that shatters the brutality of a common logic – why doesn’t she just leave? – through the eyes of two survivors. As we kick off National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we hope you will join us as we watch […]

FSC seeking focus group participants

Help us improve the delivery of services at Family Safety Center! Facilitators from Family Safety Center and the Assisi Foundation want to hear from you about your experiences at the FSC. Your opinion is important in helping us provide the best service for victims and their families. If you would like to participate in a […]

Guest Column by Executive Director Olliette Murry-Drobot

When the Family Safety Center officially opened in 2012 as one location with multiple partner agencies providing civil, criminal, health and social services for victims of domestic violence, we knew the journey to an ultimate goal of significantly reducing incidents of domestic violence would be long and arduous. To start, domestic violence is not an […]

Memphis Clergy Come Together to Speak Out Against Domestic Violence

Members of the Memphis Police Department’s Clergy Academy came together to speak out against DV during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In addition to a billboard campaign and dedicating Sunday sermons to address DV with their congregations, called Speak Out Sundays, pastors utilized fliers and posters around their churches to encourage members that either knew […]

Battling Domestic Violence

Two domestic violence homicides hit home with Family Safety Center staff in September. The Tri-State Defender reports on those and speaks with FSC’s Gwen Turner and Vernetta Eddleman. Read the full story here.