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

Saturday, October 19, 2019

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

A Week Without Violence: Ensuring Safety for Immigrant Women

Friday, October 18, 2019

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

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

Thursday, October 17, 2019

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

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

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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

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

Monday, October 14, 2019

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