Stories of Healing and Hope Breakfast: Helping Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence


Friday, March 22, 2013 - 7:30am - 9:00am
Nationalities Service Center, 1216 Arch Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

The families that the Nationalities Service Center (NSC) meet inspires the Center daily with their strength and courage. Join the Center to learn more about them and about their immigrant domestic violence program. Over a light breakfast, attendees will watch an excerpt of a documentary film about the challenges immigrant domestic violence victims face and the crucial role NSC plays in their lives, and hear first-hand about the work of the NSC and how attendees can support it.

All domestic violence victims face great challenges accessing legal and support services, but immigrant women face additional major obstacles -- limited English skills, distrust of legal and bureaucratic systems, control by intimate partners on whom they rely for legal sponsorship and financial support, and fear of deportation and separation from their children. The NSC helps hundreds of immigrant domestic violence victims every year, providing vital free legal and support services, and helping to empower these survivors to build new lives without fear. Their legal services program is a leader in providing quality, culturally appropriate, holistic services to immigrant survivors.


  • 7:30 a.m. -- Registration and coffee
  • 8:00 a.m. -- Breakfast and program begins promptly

This event is free! RSVP by March 15th to Pamela Jones-Burnley at [email protected] or by calling 215-609-1523. Space is limited. Registration is required. 

Event Type: 
Community Events
Human Services
Humanitarian Assistance/Foreign Aid