What happens when the courage needed to leave an abusive relationship is met with the fear of not finding a safer home? One in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime but in places like D.C., female survivors of domestic violence are often unsuccessful in securing emergency shelter.
In 2006, after working on safer housing programs in New York City, Maryland alumna, Suzanne Marcus joined the District Alliance for Safe Housing, helping it transform into the largest safe housing provider and advocacy organization in D.C. addressing housing access for domestic violence survivors. Join Marcus as she explores the complexities of domestic violence in the district and shares her experience advocating for survivors of domestic violence.
When: Thursday, October 20 · 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Where: Jiminez Room, 2nd Floor, The Stamp, UMD