We met Cyntoria and her son after they fled their home due to abuse. Read her message below: “You are worthy of peace, love, and respect! Those eight words are the reason I have been able to climb mountain tops, that seemed impossible to reach. Hello, my name is Cyntoria Vaughn and I to was once in a domestic violence relationship. I know the hopeless and the “I’m stuck” feelings all...

Hope’s Wings Domestic Violence Program and the City of Richmond have received a grant award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women to implement a Blueprint for Safety: An Interagency Response to Battering and Crimes of Domestic Violence. The Blueprint for Safety is a framework for preventing deaths and reducing the harm caused by battering. The Blueprint coordinates agency responses across the criminal legal system and outlines...