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Keeping our healing practices survivor-centered

August 3, 2017 | BY Heather Masterton and Monica Martinez | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >

Healing from trauma looks different for every survivor. At Joyful Heart, our healing programs are based on honoring each survivor’s journey.

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#SupportSurvivors DVAM Campaign

October 19, 2016 | BY Joyful Heart Foundation | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Follow us as we share information about the issue, how to support a survivor, and ways to get involved.
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TALK LA: Supporting Survivors' Healing though our Signature Retreat Program

Thursday, 10 March 2016
Los Angeles, CA
On Thursday, March 10th, Joyful Heart board members Jenny Belushi and Heather Mnuchin hosted a TALK event in Los Angeles at the Belushi home.
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April: A Month of Healing, Education and Advocacy

As we and our community mobilizes with the renewed commitment to change these statistics—and create a world free of this violence—I wanted to share with you some of the exciting, hopeful, important work that’s happening at Joyful Heart this month.
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LA2050: We need your vote

October 20, 2015 | BY Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
With your support, we will evaluate and document our retreat model and create a replication plan for agencies in Los Angeles and beyond to bring holistic healing programs to survivors and those who care for them.
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At the forefront

If we have any chance of bringing real and lasting change, we have to take care of the people on the frontlines of helping survivors.
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6 Steps to Supporting a Survivor

April 24, 2015 | BY By Monica Martinez, MFTI, Senior Clinical Manager | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
In listening to an individual’s story, your response can have an enormous impact on that person’s healing journey.
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My Moment for Healing

Joyful Heart’s Heal the Healers program was a wake up call for me.
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This is Our Moment

We are filled with joy and gratitude as we celebrate our journey—the signposts we have heeded, the milestones we have reached and the goals we’ve realized in our work to end this violence.
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Joyful Heart’s Story in Hawai‘i: A Look Back on Our Year

July 18, 2014 | BY Kata Issari | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
It is with a full and grateful heart that I pause—mid-way through our tenth anniversary year and at the beginning of our new fiscal year—to reflect on the special blessings of the past twelve months.
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