Curious about online dating? Some tips for safe ways to meet people
If your home has ever been broken into, you have probably asked yourself why it was your home and not your neighbors. While there is no single answer, there are some features that you may not even think of that make your home a more likely target for break-ins when compared to neighboring homes.
Whether it’s at the coffee shop or the airport, connecting to free public Wi-Fi on your laptop, smartphone or tablet is a convenient way to catch up on emails or do a little web surfing. But that convenience sometimes comes at a cost: hackers and identity thieves can exploit these open connections to steal your personal and financial information.
Are You a Victim of Medical Identity Theft? Read more ….
Online dating scams…red warning flags …. Read more…
Reduce Domestic Violence Homicides by asking for Orders of Protection with a GPS Monitoring component! Very promising program! Read more …..
Domestic violence is usually thought of as battering and characterized by behaviors ranging from shaking and shoving to marital rape to murder. Legally, however, domestic abuse may or may not include physical violence! Read more ….
Protest media coverage that excuses abusive behavior, blames the victim or trivializes abuse. Read more….
Ask your local library, supermarket, chain restaurants, department stores, houses of worship, etc. if you can regularly supply them with material from national and local domestic violence programs (they’ll give you all you want) to display by cash registers and leave around for women to quietly put into their pocketbook. Great group project!
Observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month by donating old or unwanted cell phones to domestic violence organizations or shelters.
To make Domestic Violence Awareness Month more meaningful for you, give the gift of your time and energy to a national organization or local group in your area that’s actively advocating to end domestic violence and help its victims.
Give the gift of your time and/or money to a local shelter. Many times, the women and their families leave an abusive relationship with just the clothes on their backs and funding for shelters is very tight, so pretty much everything is needed.
Invite a speaker to your workplace, book group, neighborhood association, religious congregation, PTA…
Does your employer have a policy for workplace safety? Too many lives–and billions of dollars–are lost every year because of being unprepared.
Examine your own relationships honestly.