Break the Cycle Domestic Violence Symposium Presented by Agape
Join Agape Child & Family Services on Saturday, October 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Sycamore View Church of Christ (1910 Sycamore View Rd) for Break the Cycle, a symposium to bring awareness, resources, and healing for victims of domestic violence. Sponsored in part by the United States Department of Justice Office on Violence against Women, this symposium will feature a panel of speakers from a variety of local agencies including Family Safety Center, Memphis Women’s Council, Safeways, and Memphis Police Department. This event is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome to attend.
ABOUT AGAPE: At Agape, we break down barriers for families in hard places so they can build the life they desire and deserve. We do this in partnership by listening and providing the connections, skills and encouragement families seek in order to thrive. Agape Child & Family Services is a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing children and families in Memphis with healthy homes. Agape serves thousands of local children and families each year in an effort to keep them safe, smart and successful by providing services in under-resourced communities. Services include early childhood programs; school-based initiatives; workforce readiness; homeless services; counseling; adoption and foster care. In partnership with the Tennessee Department of Human Services, Agape and its community partners have expanded services via a two-generation model, wholly serving youth and parents in a poverty-reduction strategy, providing support, permanency, and sustainability in Frayser, Hickory Hill and Whitehaven. To learn more, call 901.323.3600 or visit agapemeanslove.org.