By Cindy Waitt, guest columnist 2012 brought school bullying to the front of the line of topics nationally, and rightfully so. It’s serious, it’s important, and it’s pervasive. The statistics […]
Joe Torre is famous for his baseball career ~ especially his years as the coach of the New York Yankees. In my heart, I think of him as a St. […]
Lorenzo Romar, PAC 10 Championship (2011) Lorenzo Romar is Seattle’s greatest champion for domestic violence prevention. He is a favorite speaker at fund-raising events. He explained his commitment to […]
We can all learn from Oprah’s advice to kids and their parents today about how to deal with bullies.
Dr. Kelly treats police officers who need surgery for free to thank them for intervening in his parents’ domestic violence. He pioneered a minimally invasive technique to remove brain tumors. And, you know I’ve got to love a guy who invented a way to map brain tumors based on his boat’s navigational system.
We all have talents. My hope is that while visiting this web site you will be inspired to leverage your talents to change the current domestic violence paradigm. While we may not be feminist activists like Gloria Steinem, we can certainly accept her invitation to do one outrageous act in the cause of simple justice. She believes we’ll discover the world will be a better place and we’ll have fun in the process.
To celebrate Ms. Steinmen’s 75th birthday, the Ms. Foundation launched their Outrageous Acts campaign which flows from Ms. Steinem’s essays in Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions.
Joe Torre is famous for his baseball career ~ especially his years as the coach of the New York Yankees. Most people aren’t aware that Joe Torre’s father, a New York City cop, was abusive. Although these childhood experiences left their scars, Torre believes they prepared him to deal effectively with Yankee owner George Steinbrenner.
Torre has been a strong advocate for domestic violence prevention. He established the Safe at Home foundation and became a member of the Founding Fathers movement which promotes the “Coach Boys into Men” media campaign and training programs. You can watch the “Coach Boys into Men” public service announcement (PSA) at the Family Violence Prevention Fund’s web site.