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'The Policies That We Might Be Setting Are Affecting People's Lives Every Day'

'The Policies That We Might Be Setting Are Affecting People's Lives Every Day'

Virginia Mohammed and Matthew Huffman both work at the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. Virginia is the Advocacy Coordination Specialist at the Coalition, and Matthew is the Public Affairs Director.

Virginia works with programs designed for individuals convicted of domestic violence crimes - called Batterer Intervention programs. She and Matthew spoke about their hopes for five years from now - when it comes to the state of domestic and sexual violence in Missouri.

'Added Layers Around Race' in Immigrant and Refugee Domestic and Sexual Violence

'Added Layers Around Race' in Immigrant and Refugee Domestic and Sexual Violence

Gail Reynoso and Matthew Huffman both work at the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, and Gail has worked with numerous refugee and immigrant women throughout her career.

They spoke about the additional barriers to care that exist for these immigrant and refugee survivors of violence.

This conversation does cover some tough subjects and a racial slur is included in the audio. It may not be appropriate for everyone.

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