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.

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

Vanessa Flores
San Francisco Asians Women's Shelter

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

Brian O' Connor
Director of Public Communications, The Family Violence Prevention Fund

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