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Did You Know That Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence Are Very Similar?

Posted on July 29, 2022

The glorification of pimp culture normalizes sex trafficking while the dramatization of movies that feature human trafficking have undermined the seriousness of the issue. At this very moment, 21 million…

First 18 Months After Leaving An Abusive Partner Are The Most Dangerous

Posted on July 29, 2022

Last week, Sania Khan, a 29-year-old Pakistani American, was allegedly killed by her ex-husband in a murder-suicide after making a series of TikTok videos about their divorce. Sania was using…

“Why Aren’t We Talking About Men’s Mental Health?”

Posted on June 30, 2022

Why aren’t we talking about men’s mental health?   There is a silent epidemic in society and it is likely impacting your family, coworkers, teachers, community members, or friends. In…

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How JBWS Helped This Survivor Discover His Happiness

Posted on June 13, 2022

“I am happy.” This simple phrase, uttered by former child resident Jaraun, is the pinnacle of achievement for a survivor of domestic violence. However, Jaraun is insistent that without the…

JBWS Wins AM Higley’s Construction Management Services Contest

Posted on June 6, 2022

At the grand opening of AM Higley’s Morristown office, it was announced that JBWS was the winner of their Construction Management Services contest. The organization will be donating their services…

How The Threat of Outing Impacts Domestic Violence

Posted on June 6, 2022

Threatening to reveal a partner’s sexual orientation or gender identity can be a powerful tool of control. Since being outed could result in alienation from cultural, religious, and familial relationships,…

From Desolation to Consolation Through Community Support

Posted on June 3, 2022

TW: Abuse, kidnapping   At just 13 years old, our client married her husband and within a year she became a mother for the first time. Both her husband, who…

Why VP of People and Culture?

Posted on May 31, 2022

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the workplace environment in various ways, greater attention is being paid to employees’ mental health and happiness than ever before. In many instances, it falls…

Grants Support Critical Needs

Posted on May 31, 2022

Without the support of our community, both local and nationwide, JBWS would not be able to provide necessary, life changing support to survivors of domestic violence! Our organization recently received…

Founder’s Granddaughter Visits JBWS

Posted on May 31, 2022

“How many people can say that their grandmother started a nonprofit organization?”   These are the words of Camalot Todd. She’s a descendant of JBWS’ first president and co-founder, Judy…

Events

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Autumn Auction for Hope

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Park Avenue Club, Florham Park, NJ

OUR FANTASTIC FALL FUNDRAISING EVENT   Join us for our 10th annual fall fundraising event! Autumn Auction for Hope is an energetic event featuring a silent auction and ticket raffle…

23rd Annual Verizon Hope Classic

Monday, September 12, 2022, Somerset Hills Country Club, Bernardsville, NJ

OUR CLASSIC GOLF OUTING AND CLINIC Join us for the 23rd Annual Verizon Hope Classic at the iconic Somerset Hills Country Club.  Golfers can enjoy a best ball of four…