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How to Get Involved
On October 2, LifeWire board Member and Redmond resident, Andrew Farrell, helped the Redmond City Council proclaim October as Domestic Violence Action Month.
Farrell, who also president of Symetra Securities Inc., joined LifeWire’s board at the beginning of 2018.
Read full coverage at the Redmond Reporter.
privacy at the ballot box
Survivors of domestic violence often go to great lengths to keep themselves safe. For some, that means choosing between privacy and convenience.
For one Washington state survivor, the struggle to keep her address private meant giving up voting. KUOW spoke with LifeWire’s executive director, Rachel Krinsky, about the challenges survivors like her face when trying to vote.
A Call for Help
By Lauren Foster | 425 Magazine
Connie Ellis always gets a little nervous when LifeWire’s phone rings. As a volunteer, she works the Bellevue organization’s helpline for survivors of domestic violence. The calls that come in can range from a woman fleeing an abusive husband and in need of a new place to hide to a mother overwhelmed with shame and looking for someone to talk to. Ellis is that person.