Hope and Power

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Hope and Power graduation day

Thirteen women gathered in LifeWire’s conference room. Each one beaming with pride. It was Hope and Power graduation day.

Hope and Power, a 10-week course developed by the YWCA, helps survivors of domestic violence rebuild from financial abuse and gain important skills to reach financial stability.

Financial abuse is a significant part of survivors’ experiences with domestic violence. It occurs in 98% of abusive relationships, yet its effects on survivors’ safety and well-being often remain hidden.

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