Meet Our Leadership Team

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Courageous Fire

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Jasmin, Howard, LMSW

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Sharon Zanders-Ackiss

 

Our Community Support

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We thank the Black woman owner and licensed therapist, Breanne Ward, LMHC, for partnering with us for space for our sessions

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We're so grateful for owner and founder, Antwonette Shade, for partnering with us to provide free lock change services for our participants

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We thank United Way of Central for our first grant for the Empowerment through the Arts™. Grant dollars mean program expansion and capacity building for organizational stability

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We thank the Executive Director, Melissa Vine, for sponsoring the 1st in-house sessions at a housing facility for Black women DV survivors

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We're thankful for being a vendor with the Iowa Crime Victim Assistance Division for our program, Empowerment through the Arts

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We're grateful to have them as a referral partner

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We're appreciative of the one-time grant award to pilot our Personal Security™ program. We continue to explore new ways to connect within the community through Cassie Kilgore to further our mission