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Episode 14 – A Week Without Violence: YWCA’s Annual Campaign to End Gender-Based Violence

Monday, October 14, 2019

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… Continue Reading Episode 14 – A Week Without Violence: YWCA’s Annual Campaign to End Gender-Based Violence

Episode 15 – A Week Without Violence: Economic Abuse – It’s More than Dollars and Cents

Monday, October 14, 2019

This episode of Organize Your Butterflies is hosted by YWCA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo and features expert guest Kim Pentico discussing the realities of economic abuse, and how this often “invisible” abuse method is so prominent domestic violence cases. The podcast discusses how to identity economic abuse, what to do if you are in an economically abusive… Continue Reading Episode 15 – A Week Without Violence: Economic Abuse – It’s More than Dollars and Cents

Episode 16 – A Week Without Violence: Trauma Informed Care – Helping Survivors Heal

Monday, October 14, 2019

This episode of Organize Your Butterflies is hosted by YWCA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo and features expert guest Kiersten Stewart. The episode explores the in-depth ways that survivors of domestic and sexual violence can heal after trauma, and what trauma informed care looks like in practice. In this candid conversation, Castillo and Steward discuss the importance… Continue Reading Episode 16 – A Week Without Violence: Trauma Informed Care – Helping Survivors Heal

Episode 17 – A Week Without Violence: Ensuring Safety for Immigrant Women

Monday, October 14, 2019

This episode of Organize Your Butterflies features a conversation between YWCA CEO and expert guest Grace Huang discussing how domestic and sexual violence can have additional hurdles to healing for immigrant women. In particular they discuss how the language barrier, immigration status, and cultural norms can affect how and why a survivor may not seek safety after… Continue Reading Episode 17 – A Week Without Violence: Ensuring Safety for Immigrant Women

Episode 18 – A Week Without Violence: Ending Gun Violence – Disarming Domestic Abusers

Monday, October 14, 2019

This episode of Organize Your Butterflies is hosted by Alejandra Y. Castillo and features special expert guests Rob Valente and Dorian Karp. Rob and Dorian have built careers helping women, advocating for gun safety legislation, and working to end domestic violence. In this episode they discuss the linkages between domestic violence and gun ownership, commonsense… Continue Reading Episode 18 – A Week Without Violence: Ending Gun Violence – Disarming Domestic Abusers