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For more information, please see Sojourner Family Peace Center Web site.

Sojourner Family Peace Center

Address: 619 W. Walnut Street

Transportation:

By car: Head north on N 13th St toward W Wells St. Turn right onto Wells St. Turn left onto N 12th St. Turn right on to W Walnut St.

By bus: Take the #12 towards 92nd-Hampton. Get off at 12th and Walnut. Walk to 6th and Walnut. The site is on the corner.

Orientation: TBD

Days/Hours of Operation: Students can find out specific days and times for service learning during the Service Learning Sign-Up Night.

Description of Agency/Activities: Sojourner is Wisconsin's largest domestic abuse services provider and focuses on transforming lives impacted by domestic violence. We provide pathways out of violence for survivors and abusers through opportunities to make positive and lasting changes fro themselves and their children. We offer emergency housing for domestic abuse survivors, systems advocacy and individual support for all persons affected by domestic violence.

Student Role at Agency: Student will assist staff in the Beyond Abuse program. As a program of Sojourner Family Peace Center, BA-Beyond Abuse works with men and women who have committed violent, abusive and/or exhibit controlling behavior in their marriage or intimate partner relationships, and want to put an end to it. The goal of the BA-Beyond Abuse program is to help participants learn to eliminate violent, abusive and controlling behaviors from their relationships; thus contributing to ending the cycle of domestic violence. More information on the student role in this program will be provided to you by the site contact.

Commitment/Requirements:


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Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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