Beyond the Headlines

Show topic: Domestic Violence
November 4, 2010 5:53:05 PM PDT
ABC7's Emmy award-winning public affairs show, "Beyond the Headlines," provides in-depth coverage of the topics and issues facing the people of the Bay Area. Throughout the year, "Beyond the Headlines" airs half-hour specials on issues, ranging from Bay Area housing to same-sex marriage.

BEYOND THE HEADLINES
October 31, 2010
Domestic Violence
Hosted by ABC7's Cheryl Jennings

October is Domestic Violence Month. Today, we will discuss this very serious topic. We will go inside a women's shelter, hear about victim's legal support options, and learn about a program that hopes to end domestic violence before it begins.

Studio Guests

Jill Zawisza
Program Services Director, Woman Inc. San Francisco
(415) 864-4722
www.womaninc.org

Vanessa Flores
San Francisco Asians Women's Shelter
415-751-7110
www.sfaws.org

Erin Scott, Esq.
The Family Violence Law Center
(510) 208-0220
www.fvlc.org

Brian O' Connor
Director of Public Communications, The Family Violence Prevention Fund
www.endabuse.org

Additional Resources
Dial: 2-1-1
211 provides free and confidential information and referral. Dial 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more.

Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

For Emergency Dial 911


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