NORTH HAVEN — Discovering Our Voices is breaking the silence of home abuse on North Haven on Tuesday, July 18 with a survivor-led movie and dialogue program.
The 6:30 to eight p.m. occasion at Waterman’s Group Middle is free and open to the general public.
This system options two brief movies on coercive management (AKA emotional abuse) and the influence on youngsters. This shall be adopted by a group dialog led by Maine survivors together with Discovering Our Voices founder/President Patrisha McLean of Camden.
In a single movie, Camden enterprise proprietor Christine Buckley displays on rising up in home abuse and vowing to supply a secure residence for her youngsters solely to search out herself trapped in the identical dynamic as a mom. Buckley shall be a panel participant.
The opposite movie “Timekeeper” was created expressly for educators to have the ability to determine and assist youngsters of their lecture rooms who’re being terrorized at residence. Lecturers are inspired to attend the occasion and supply their insights within the post-screening dialog.
McLean stated “Waterman’s Group Middle with its catchphrase ‘Group, Creativity, Connection’ is the proper associate for Discovering Our Voices, and I’m grateful to their director and employees for collaborating with us to deliver gentle on North Haven to a difficulty that hides in plain sight throughout us.”
The occasion is a part of the Discovering Our Voices Maine Speaking Tour that launched final October on the Scarborough Public Library.
The 2023 Tour began in Waterville and Freeport and is making stops in September and October on Mount Desert Island and in Damariscotta, Millinocket, and York.
Home abuse survivors wanting to affix the panel dialogue on North Haven or any of the opposite cities on the tour please contact McLean at [email protected]
Discovering Our Voices is grassroots and survivor-powered, boldly breaking the silence of home abuse throughout Maine. The group gives sister help together with monetary help and galvanizes motion towards extra security, rights, companies, and justice for victims.
For extra details about Discovering Our Voices go to https://findingourvoices.web . Be taught extra about Waterman’s Group Middle at https://www.watermans.org.