Utah’s Congressional delegation explain their vote on the “fiscal cliff” deal, the Utah Domestic Violence Council makes an effort to raise awareness, and the Jordan School District cancels another High School play.
The Utah Domestic Violence Council unveiled today its annual report detailing this past year’s domestic violence related deaths in Utah. Organizers say its purpose is to remember the victims and garner support to stop the violence.
The YWCA kicked off their Week Without Violence Monday by announcing a $900,000 grant from the US Department of Justice to expand domestic violence services in the Salt Lake area.
The Salt Lake Area Family Justice Center moved into its new home at the downtown YWCA in June this year. At that time, the city police department started housing six detectives there.
“We’re just getting started in terms of the center,” said Director Asha Parekh, “There’s so much more work to do in this area. I think we’re just scratching the surface of things that we can do as a community.”