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Nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this adds up to more than 10 million women and men. Come learn how to listen, talk and take action when someone you care about is being abused.

Workshop Facilitator ~ Rev. Michele Robbins

Rev. Michele Robbins is the pastor at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Orinda, CA. She has a BA in Social Science with a special focus in Family Relations and a Masters of Divinity. She has led domestic violence workshops in Uganda and Malawi and is now providing them locally. The workshops focus on understanding the cycle of violence, types of power, abuser tactics, and how to talk with victims including avoiding pitfalls and words that help.