We have so many amazing volunteers, donors, and community partners and we want to take the opportunity to say thank you!
If you are planning to leave a domestic violence situation, here is a list of items you may need and should consider packing.
“You’re crazy – that never happened.”
“Are you sure? You tend to have a bad memory.”
“It’s all in your head.”
Does your partner repeatedly say things like this to you? Do you often start questioning your own perception of reality, even your own sanity, within your relationship? If so, your partner may be using what mental health professionals call “gaslighting.”
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and we have a full calendar of fundraising events at community businesses to support La Casa, Inc. We hope you can join us!
La Casa Inc. Newsletter is designed to keep everyone informed on a bi-monthly basis with our upcoming events, as well as information and insights on our organizations. This month we have included a list of needed donations and the many ways to support La Casa, Inc.
‘A gendered trap’: When mothers allege child abuse by fathers, the mothers often lose custody, study shows
Hera McLeod pleaded with the family court judge to keep her 15-month-old son, Prince, away from her abusive ex-boyfriend. The mother, along with many other witnesses, told the court about the man’s fits of rage, the night he threatened to kill her at gunpoint, the times he allegedly abused his older son and allegedly raped McLeod’s sister.
Nisha is part of the Goodwill program, and has been helping Yvonne in the front office. She will be helping in various departments very soon.
How do we know our work results in reduced violence for domestic violence survivors and their children?
WHY DO WE NEED A NEW MEXICO RELINQUISHMENT LAW? The presence of a gun in a domestic violence situation makes it five times more likely the woman will die. Between 2001 and 2012, more than 6,000 women were murdered in the United States by an intimate partner using a gun. States that collect guns from…
Written by: Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin La Casa, lnc.-Vista College partnership means educational opportunities for victims of domestic violence. Education is part of La Casa, lnc.’s mission to provide comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence, and that’s why Executive Director Henry Brutus was so excited and “very, very humbled” when he got a…