Pueblo, We Have a Problem: . Domestic Violence Epidemic. Six different people . Connie Rangel, age 46, County/Blende mother or four Gisela Strait, age 39, Eastside, three children Shannon White-Yowell, age 36, University Park, one child Regina Sanchez, 43, Eastside, mother of two
Domestic Violence Epidemic
Fairly steady at 1,500 cases per year brought to the District Attorney
Increasing intensity, with a shift toward criminal cases.
In the first half of 2005:
Children are often the silent victims of domestic violence
We need to utilize and support existing
structures to combat domestic violence
Make a community-wide commitment not to tolerate domestic violence
Attend the Community Forum September 15, 6:30, Pueblo County Conference Room, on Santa Fe between 10th and 11th Streets.
Join the DV Task Force, and/or support it by attending the Ghost Walk fundraiser
Participate in the YWCA’s Candle Lighting/ National Week Without Violence, October 17
Participate in ACOVA’s Empty Chair campaign