Why Faith Matters


 

Free Resource! Advocate Handbook: Faith and Intimate Partner Violence

Download this handbook for advocates, which was created in collaboration with Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV). We offer it as a free resource to those who want to better understand the role that religion and spirituality may have in the lives of victims/survivors of intimate partner violence.

Advocate Handbook: Faith and Intimate Partner Violence


 

Why Faith Matters

Why Faith Matters: Responding to Sexual Violence and Abuse

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Why Faith Matters was supported by a grant from RALIANCE Foundation.

 

Welcome to the Network!

On September 27-28, 2019 FaithTrust Institute and InFaith Community Foundation hosted our annual Safe & Healthy Churches: Ending Family Violence Training in Norfolk, VA. What a wonderful, committed group of people who came together through a dedication to protecting the vulnerable and creating safety and healing in their churches.

Welcome to the new members of the Why Faith Matters Network!

 

Welcome to the Network!

On September 28-29, 2018 FaithTrust Institute and InFaith Community Foundation hosted our annual Safe & Healthy Churches: Ending Family Violence Training in San Diego, CA. It was a wonderful experience, held at the First United Methodist Church of San Diego.

We welcome the new members of the Why Faith Matters Network!

 


About Why Faith Matters

Spheres of Action: Advocates/Activists, Educators/Scholars, Faith Communities, Survivors

There are four spheres of action that we address on Why Faith Matters:

The experts in any movement to end violence are the victims/survivors. Their knowledge, stories, and voices must be central to our movement to eliminate intimate partner violence, sexual violence, child abuse, and all forms of harassment and bullying.

 

Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune on
Why Faith Matters

How Faith Communities Talk About Abstinence and Virginity Impacts Teens
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