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25 Jun Happy Pride!

Dear Friends of WTLC, It's PRIDE Month! The month of June was chosen for Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which happened in the late '60s. Since then, Pride festivals have become special occasions for folks to be proud and to celebrate the progress the LGBTQ...

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28 May ACEs Study

It probably won’t surprise you to learn that we all carry our childhood experiences with us throughout our lives. What might surprise you is the extent to which this is true—just how much a negative childhood experience can affect your mental, physical, and emotional health...

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24 May Guns and DV

Dear Friends of WTLC, When a gun is present in a domestic violence situation, the risk of the victim being murdered rises by 500%. Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to renew the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which includes a revision that closes...

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24 May A Family Reunited

The doorbell rang and two happy, boisterous young boys came running into the office. It was Katie’s last counseling session at WTLC, and she wanted her Clinical Advocate to meet her children. Both boys gave a big smile and ran back to their mother, hugging...

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24 Apr Advocating For Our Elders

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19 Apr Jean Breaks Free

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="17891" img_size="large" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Jean didn’t go to the police for help because her husband had threatened to call ICE and have her deported if she ever told anyone about his physical and emotional abuse. She stayed in...

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04 Apr Volunteers Are Our Heart

Dear Friends of WTLC,   April is Volunteer Appreciation Month.   This is a very special time to say, “thank you” to our volunteers. There are not enough words to describe how amazed and grateful I am for the dedication, compassion, and generosity of all of our supporters who...

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