Entries by Lynn Lucarelli

180 Opens Family Justice Center

180 Opens Family Justice Center Facility to provide services to domestic violence victims FREEHOLD, NJ –  180 Turning Lives Around Family Justice Center marked its grand opening at the Monmouth County Courthouse with a ceremony attended by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, State and local officials and members of the community on Thursday, […]

#MeToo.

Social media is being flooded with messages from those who tagged their profiles to indicate that they have been sexually harassed or assaulted. Dear Friends of 180, Recently actress Alyssa Milano tweeted a note that read: “If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote “MeToo” as a status, we might give people […]

What you need to know about Tech Safety

You can get a clear understanding of how an abuser may monitor your online activity. Connect to the Survivor Toolkit so that you can get further information related to safety planning and other tech related resources: https://www.techsafety.org/blog/2017/9/26/safety-check Thank you to our colleagues at the National Network to End Domestic Violence for preparing this helpful information. […]

JBJ Soul Kitchen to host 180 Turning Lives Around 5th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Art Exhibit

  THREADS OF STRENGTH: TAPESTRY OF SURVIVAL is a fiber-arts display depicting recovery from domestic violence and sexual assault. JBJ Soul Kitchen will host an opening on Wednesday, October 18th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at its Red Bank restaurant located at  207 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ. This will be the 5th collaborative […]

Intimate Partner Violence and the Bisexual Community

Bi-Visibility Day, also known as International Celebrate Bisexuality Day, has been commemorated each September 23rd since 1999. Created by Bisexual Rights activists Wendy Curry of Maine, Micheal Page of Florida, and Gigi Raven Wilbur of Texas, it is a day that people, individually and collectively, honor the spirit of folks who identify as bisexual. Throughout […]

Elder Abuse Awareness –  Ways to make a difference in an elder’s life

  The Department of Justice observed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Thursday, June 15, 2017. 180TLA wants to recognize the profound need for this awareness and share with our community what this means and how we respond to this issue in our organization. As the leading and designated agency in Monmouth County for domestic […]

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Learn How You Can Make A Difference

One victim is one too many. According to the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault, one in five women and one in 71 men have been sexually assaulted in their lifetime. The number of LGBTQI+ survivors is even higher. Fear for one’s safety, fear of not being believed, self-blame, and shame are just a few […]