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March for Consent Takes Place in Ferndale April 27

April 5th 2019

March for Consent Takes Place in Ferndale April 27 Ferndale, MI – Join us at 2 p.m. on April 27 as we gather at Geary Park in Ferndale for HAVEN’s annual March for Consent.  We will march in solidarity with survivors. We will march to make our voices heard. We will march for consent. The march […]

Women Officials Network Breakfast to Feature CEO of Haven June 8

June 3rd 2018

Women Officials Network Breakfast to Feature CEO of Haven June 8 Waterford, MI – Amna Osman, CEO of HAVEN will be the featured speaker at the Women Officials Network (WON) quarterly networking breakfast. HAVEN is a nationally-recognized nonprofit that promotes a world of safe, equal and accountable communities where sexual assault and domestic violence do […]

HAVEN Welcomes New CEO Amna Osman

December 9th 2016

HAVEN Welcomes New CEO Amna Osman PONTIAC, MICH. – Dec. 7, 2016 – HAVEN, the Pontiac-based nonprofit dedicated to eliminating domestic violence and sexual assault, announced today that Amna Osman will begin as the new president and CEO effective Dec. 12.  She succeeds Beth Morrison who departed the organization for relocation at the end of […]

Over 40 Agencies to be Part of Community Resource Day Nov. 16

November 13th 2016

Over 40 Agencies to be Part of Community Resource Day Nov. 16 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – For all those in need of help with housing, employment, food services, and much more, please consider attending the Oakland County Community Resource Day on Wednesday, November 16th from 10am-2pm at Genesis Church at 309 N. Main […]

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

July 1st 2016

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor […]

Beth Morrison Retires from HAVEN After 13 Years

June 7th 2016

Beth Morrison Retires from HAVEN After 13 Years (HAVEN, June 7, 2016) PONTIAC, MICH. –After 13 years at the helm, Beth Morrison, President and CEO of HAVEN, will step down at the end of July. The Board has named Emily Matuszczak and Marianne Dwyer as co-interim CEOs effective August 1. Morrison is relocating to Tucson, […]

HAVEN Opens New Facility for Victims of Violence and Assault

January 11th 2016

HAVEN Opens New Facility for Victims of Violence and Assault (HAVEN, Jan. 11, 2016) PONTIAC, MI – HAVEN, Oakland County’s center for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault, announced today the Grand Opening of its new facility, at 801 Vanguard Drive in Pontiac. Completed in 18 months, the new 36,000 square […]

‘Gentlemen’ discuss women’s issues and sexism

May 15th 2012

They watched part of the Jean Kilbourne’s “Killing us Softly 4.” Kilbourne’s documentary shows how sexist advertising, television and media create a culture where women are constantly objectified and belittled….The film also points out that men do not live in a world where they are continuously, pervasively, judged by their looks – unlike women.