Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence

Domestic Abuse Awareness Month begins

The Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence is beginning to spread awareness for Domestic Abuse Awareness Month. Today, the organization visited the Long Beach Police Department to place purple ribbons that symbolize…

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Throughout the whole month of February, the Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence has been helping bring awareness to teen dating violence. GCCFN has been working closely with the national campaign ‘Love is Respect’ to advocate teens to…

Nonprofits hope Giving Tuesday brings donations

If you haven’t already spent all your money this past weekend during all the major sales in stores and online, perhaps you may want to consider supporting a local nonprofit organization in light of a different kind…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

We are five days into the month of October, but each day in America, every 18 seconds, a domestic violence incident unfolds. That is just one reason why the Harrison County Board of Supervisors made an official proclamation designating October…

Reaching out to domestic violence victims during pandemic

Times of economic and psychological stress at home as well as isolation are drivers for domestic violence. During the coronavirus lock downs, there was an increase in the number of calls for domestic violence and an increase in the number…

Walk-A-Mile in her Shoes

Every two minutes someone in America is a victim of sexual assault. Today, local men took a stand and slipped on some heels to literally walk a mile in her shoes. It’s not often that you see a group of…

‘Walk a Mile in her Shoes’

Every two minutes someone is raped and one in four women in the U.S. will be subjected to domestic violence in their lifetime. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence will be hosting the ‘Walk…

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Every 92 seconds a woman is assaulted in the United States. One local organization is working hard to put an end to that. April is ‘Sexual Assault Awareness Month’ and the Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence is hosting numerous events.…