Episode #14 – This introductory special episode of OYB features YWCA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo and expert guest Rosie Hidalgo discussing the realities of domestic violence and its deep entrenchment in American society. Rosie’s experience as a member of, and years of working within, the Latinx community provides a deeper lens into the culture of machismo and how it is intrinsic to Domestic Violence. The episode explores the dangers of victim shaming, and the benefits of peer education and community activism. YWCA Utah and CEO Anne Burkholder is this episodes featured spotlight. Burkholder discusses the YWCA Utah “campus” and how it provides a comprehensive place for survivors to seek safety and access essential resources after trauma.