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July 1, 2015

As the Fourth of July approaches, many of us reminiscence about what it means to be an American. There is a lot to love about our country, and many things that make America great. But despite this, we struggle to overcome certain problems.  One of the primary challenge...

June 17, 2015

When you think of Father’s Day, what comes to mind? Meat on the grill, beer in the fridge, and gifts of bad ties and golf clubs?  But Father’s Day doesn’t have to be limited to just that…what if we changed that standard view of Father’s Day with a new version, where fa...

March 25, 2015


Our annual Walk a Mile In Her Shoes event is one of Blackburn Center’s signature opportunities to showcase the role that men can – and do – play in supporting our vision of communities free from domestic and sexual violence. While our walkers include women and childre...

January 7, 2015

It’s that time of year again!  Time to dust off your favorite high heels (or sneakers! Or roller skates!), get out your markers and poster board, and walk a mile in her shoes! Our 2015 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event will take place on April 18, 2015 at St. Clair Park i...

December 10, 2014

Last month, Rolling Stone printed an explosive story of a gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity, which quickly became the focus of national outrage.  This weekend, Rolling Stone retracted their story, citing discrepancies between the victim’s story and facts...

December 3, 2014


Domestic and sexual violence are pervasive problems that can affect any family, regardless of age, income, race, gender, religion or sexual orientation  Around the world, it is estimated that 35% of women will experience domestic or sexual violence in their lifetime —...

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