I was talking with a woman I met on a flight last year and my work in the space of Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) came up. She told me “That’s a great cause. Child abuse is a big problem, and

This April, Let’s Talk About the Critical Link Between Child Abuse & CDV…and the Program That Can Curb Both!

This April, Let’s Talk About the Critical Link Between Child Abuse & CDV…and the Program That Can Curb Both!

I was talking with a woman I met on a flight last year and my work in the space of Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) came up. She told me “That’s a great cause. Child abuse is a big problem, and

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New Mexico Conference Reaffirms that Awareness Is Key First Step to Prevention of ACEs Like CDV

New Mexico Conference Reaffirms that Awareness Is Key First Step to Prevention of ACEs Like CDV

Last October, the New Mexico Voices for Children hosted their second annual KIDS COUNT Conference, in conjunction with Ngage New Mexico. Aptly named “Childhood Trauma: From Symptoms to Systems Change” the conference aimed to build awareness for, identify and

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4 Things I Learned About Childhood Adversity at a High Security Prison

4 Things I Learned About Childhood Adversity at a High Security Prison

By Brain F.Martin

This April, I was inside a high security prison. The plan was to talk to the men there about the work CDV does and to educate them on the connection between childhood adversities and the potential impact.

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Creating the Life I Deserved After Childhood Domestic Violence

Creating the Life I Deserved After Childhood Domestic Violence

By Cris Chocolat, Guest Blogger, Entrepreneur, Artist, and Advocate

We all go through moments in our lives when we feel like giving up. It is in those moments when a recurring memory comes to me, a vision of my

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What I Gained from Reading About CDV in INVINCIBLE

What I Gained from Reading About CDV in INVINCIBLE

By Roger “ROCK” Lockridge, Guest Blogger and contributor to INVINCIBLE

It’s very likely that most of you reading this blog have been directly affected by what we now know as Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) or you know someone who

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I’m Going to be Somebody By Marcus Laster

I’m Going to be Somebody By Marcus Laster

By Marcus Laster, Guest Blogger

“I’m going to escape.” “I’m going to be somebody.”

I whispered these words as a boy while clutching my ears and squeezing my eyes shut in an attempt to drown out the noise and

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Growing Up With a Violent Mother

Growing Up With a Violent Mother

By Brian F. Martin

The GUILT and shame we carry after experiencing adversities in childhood can have numerous layers. To help you begin to unravel those layers, I want to share with you the inspirational story of British actor Martin

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Why I Chose to Share My Story in CDV’s Book INVINCIBLE

Why I Chose to Share My Story in CDV’s Book INVINCIBLE

By Roger Lockridge

When I was asked to contribute to INVINCIBLE, there was no hesitation about whether I should be a part of it or not. How often can you do something that may possibly help millions of people

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The Chilling 911 Call You Won’t Hear During the Super Bowl February 1, 2015 By Brian F. Martin

The Chilling 911 Call You Won’t Hear During the Super Bowl February 1, 2015 By Brian F. Martin

By CDV

From Brian F. Martin BLOG (http://brianfmartin.com/2015/02/01/the-chilling-911-call-you-wont-hear-during-the-super-bowl

A friend who works with me at www.cdv.org texted me the link to a domestic violence ad that will run during the Super Bowl and said, “watch this.” I did.

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A List of Recent Successes Furthers Awareness of Childhood Domestic Violence and Help for Those Impacted

A List of Recent Successes Furthers Awareness of Childhood Domestic Violence and Help for Those Impacted

By CDV

We at CDV are sending you warm thoughts of thanks, in reflection on the past few months.

We are so grateful for the continued support from our social media followers, volunteers and participants. Your success stories are inspiring

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