August 24, 2021

EP 2: Domestic & Intimate Partner Violence in Colorado with Rose Andom, Ruth M. Glenn & Nicole Castillo

Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse.

On this episode of Amplify America, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence President Ruth M. Glenn explains the scope of domestic violence in America and the current policies under consideration that could aid in the protection of victims and its prevention, Denver businesswoman, philanthropist, and survivor Rose Andom talks about how she survived witnessing domestic abuse a child and as an adult and how she used her success to help others facing the same, and Nicole P. Castillo, program director of the Rose Andom Center tells us how their domestic violence counseling, support, and protection services help the people of Denver navigate pathways to safety and justice.

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