Caratina

Caratina found security, comfort, and resources with help from dedicated and skilled staff at The Rollie Mullen Center, which was a safe haven for her family.

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Alicia

From the time she was a little girl, Alicia just wanted everyone in her family to be safe. Even at the tender age of five, she did whatever she could to keep her father from abusing her mother, even sitting on his lap when she thought her mother might be in danger.

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Fareena

My name is Fareena and I am a survivor. I have broken the generational cycle of violence, and I am proud to say that my three-year-old daughter, Aalia, will not grow up the same way I did.

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Margarita

When I was 13, my foster parents gave me to a man who said he was my father.  He told me that he had married in the United States and that he wanted me to come live with him. When I arrived there, the man handed me over to men who owned a bar where teen girls and young women were prostituted out to the bar customers. 

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Brittany

In life I believe there are no mistakes, only life lessons.  My name is Brittany Brown.  I am a daughter, a friend, a student, a mother of a beautiful four-year old son, and last but not least, a survivor of Domestic Violence.  I wear that badge with honor and am not ashamed to tell others the journey I have made to be here today with you. 

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