Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains documents related to the Center for Restorative Justice and Peacemaking (CRJP) at the University of Minnesota Duluth, and additional documents related to criminal justice, restorative justice, and related fields.
The Ellen Pence papers contain audio and video recordings, eletronic records, and documents by and about Ellen Pence, an activist, leader, and practioner in the field of domestic violence prevention, services, and treatment. Ms. Pence was a co-founder of the Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Project and director of Praxis International. She was a leader in developing cross-agency service and responses to domestic violence and improving services and practice related to domestic violence.
The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC) was founded in 1993. IDVAAC provides counseling and education to end domestic violence within the African American community.
The collection consists of ten interviews conducted in early 2015 with women who had been involved with the original organization of the Northeastern Minnesota Coalition of Battered Women, a group dedicated to opening a shelter and offering resources to assist battered women in Duluth, MN. Founded in 1978 as a collective and later known simply as the Women’s Coalition, this group evolved into the Safe Haven Shelter and Resource Center in 2001.