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Southwest PA Says NO MORE is a growing community of organizations and individuals who are working to end domestic and sexual violence.

What We Do

Steelers take the Father’s Day Pledge

Bobbi Watt Geer of United Way of Southwestern Pa Says No More

Tom Pratt of Schneider Downs Says No More

Mark Twerdok of KPMG Says No More

Mike McClaine of Aspirant Says No More

Bernie Colbert of PAAR Says No More

Fifth Annual Father’s Day Pledge Event Recap

Fifth Annual Father’s Day Pledge Highlights Reel

Coaching Boys Into Men Program Summary

Paul Mulbah of UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Says No More

Alexandra Brooks of Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA Says NO MORE

Rhonda Fleming of WC&S Says NO MORE

Leon Hoffman of Ernst & Young Says NO MORE

George Fleming of Allegheny Family Network Says NO MORE

Mayor Peduto Says NO MORE

Leroy Ball of Koppers Says NO MORE

Fourth Annual Father’s Day Pledge Event Recap

Fourth Annual Father’s Day Pledge Event Highlights

NO MORE K12 – Message to students who have been sexually harassed PSA 3

NO MORE K-12 Speaking Out

Coaching Boys Into Men 101

Bhola Dhungana Says NO MORE

Ray Carter of WPXI-TV Says NO MORE

Ray Betler of Wabtec Corporation Says NO MORE

Dr. Gary Cuccia Says NO MORE

Third Annual Father’s Day Pledge Event

2017 Father’s Day Pledge Event Highlights

2016-17: A Year of Voices in Prevention

Chris McAneny Wants a Better World for All of Us

Grant Oliphant: We Carry This Action With Us

Charlie Batch Promotes CBIM

NCJW and the Silent Witness Initiative

MVPs Live the Pledge

The JCC Takes Action to End Violence

José Garth Says ‘NO MORE’

Patrick Gallagher Speaks about Campus Sexual Assault

2nd Annual Father’s Day Pledge Signing Event

Father’s Day Pledge 2016 Highlights

Pirates Say “I Do” to Healthy Relationships

A Year of Prevention in Action

Kristy Trautmann sees a future where people will always say speak out if they see disrespect or abuse. And that will change everything.

Grant Oliphant: Manhood is about lifting people up

There are many different ways to be a man, but there’s only one way to treat women: with respect, dignity, and equality. ‪

Rev. Darnell O. Leonard: Men must engage each other

Violence against women is not a women’s problem. This is a problem in every neighborhood, in every community, and it’s OUR problem.

Laura Karet: People can’t change the world if they don’t feel safe

Reverend Richard Freeman “Let’s be better men”

Superintendent Johnson: stopping violence against women begins with young men

Kristy Trautmann knows that we can end violence against women. It starts by believing that we can.

Pittsburgh leaders pledge NO MORE violence against women

Voices of Men: Tony Porter

WPXI Says “Men, get involved”

WPXI says “No More”

An important message from Pittsburgh’s corporate and civic leaders to you

Southwest PA Says NO MORE Launch Video

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On average more than three women a day are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in the U.S.

1 in 4

Nearly one in four women in the U.S. reports experiencing violence by a current or former spouse or boyfriend at some point in her life.

Women

Women are much more likely than men to be victimized by a current or former intimate partner.

1 in 3

Approximately one in three adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner.

It's time to end domestic violence and sexual assault in our region.

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Prevention

Not an Event, A Movement

To kick off International NO MORE week, 60 corporate, civic, and community leaders convened for the annual Leadership Breakfast to Prevent Domestic Violence. The event was hosted by United Way of Southwestern PA, Southwest PA Says NO MORE, STANDING FIRM, and the FISA Foundation. This year’s event, held at the Benedum Center, was a beautiful venue for leaders to convene once again in person. The speakers discussed the role of a workplace in recognizing, supporting, and intervening on behalf of survivors of domestic violence. Set against the backdrop of the current tenant of the Benedum, Hamilton: An American Musical, a repeat refrain was best expressed …

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Prevention

WTAE Helps Raise Awareness about Domestic Abuse and its Workplace Impact

“One in four women report being abused in their lifetime, and they often carry the stress of that with them to work.”   Earlier this month, local WTAE news anchor, Shannon Perrine, interviewed President and CEO Bobbi Watt Geer of United Way of  Southwestern PA along with a survivor of domestic violence, and Kevin Wilkes, Chief Security Officer for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. The interview highlighted the important ways in which employers can make an impact on the issue of domestic abuse. STANDING FIRM, a SWPA Says NO MORE partner, teaches employers how to recognize, respond and refer when they see signs of abuse. One way …

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Prevention

Webinar Recap: Transformative Justice in the Lives of Survivors with Disabilities

The Transformative Justice in the Lives of Survivors with Disabilities Webinar was held on November 18, 2021. This was the last session in a three-part webinar series in partnership with the Vera Institute of Justice, a national organization with expertise in addressing the disproportionate rates of abuse and violence against people with disabilities. With high rates of victimization and incarceration, people with disabilities have an elevated likelihood of having contact with the criminal legal system. This contact can be deadly, with 50% of people killed by police in the United States having a disability. This long history of being harmed by the state-sponsored justice system has …

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Prevention

Webinar Recap: From Classroom to Dorm Room: Serving Survivors with Disabilities on Campus

From Classroom to Dorm Room: Serving Survivors with Disabilities on Campus was the second session in a three-part webinar series in partnership with the Vera Institute of Justice, a national organization with expertise in addressing the disproportionate rates of abuse and violence against people with disabilities. The session explored barriers to serving college students with disabilities who experience sexual assault or abuse and also provided solutions to address these challenges. Panelists included Kaitlin Shetler, Vera Institute of Justice; Maria Cristina Pacheco, National Organization for Victim Assistance; and Wanda Swan, Founder and Executive Director of the Swan Center for Advocacy and Research, Inc. This webinar was intended …

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