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Team Spotlight: Humaira

Meet Humaira, one of the brilliant people behind Newhouse. Humaira has devoted her career to helping survivors navigate the legal system from filing for divorce to child custody and support. She joined Newhouse as Attorney for Domestic Violence Survivors in May 2021. “At the end of the day, I want to show up for survivors

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Partner Spotlight: Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm

Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm is a business immigration law practice based in Kansas City. Mira Mdivani and her colleagues at Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm guide US and international employers thought the maze of U.S. corporate immigration compliance, and onboarding and retention of international personnel.  Community service is at the heart of the firm’s

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Partner Spotlight: NASB

North American Savings Bank (NASB) describes themselves as “a bank with Midwest roots that provides mortgages from coast to coast.” Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, NASB was established 94 years ago. Since then, NASB has grown to 11 bank branch locations throughout the Kansas City metro area. NASB offers a wide-range of banking and mortgage

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May 2021 Legislative Update

The Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCADSV) unites Missourians with a shared value that rape and abuse must end, and advances this through education, alliance, research and public policy. End-of-session report: MCADSV achieved great successes in the 2021 legislative session of the Missouri General Assembly  MCADSV’s advocacy resulted in the passage of our

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Team Spotlight: Christy

Christy helps turn Newhouse’s dreams into reality every day. As Vice President of Program Funding, Christy’s role is to locate funding to enhance and expand Newhouse’s services. Newhouse Connection Christy’s passion for serving others began at a young age. She grew up in a family that was passionate about philanthropy. She remembers that while her

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Team Spotlight: Michelle

As Director of Quality and Performance Excellence, Michelle uses Data to improve Newhouse’s mission and impact. “My heart stirred for domestic violence.” Michelle’s passion for working with Domestic Violence survivors led her to Newhouse where she works every day to use data to conceptualize survivors’ stories. Meet Michelle. Michelle’s Newhouse Connection After growing up in Hays,

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Newhouse is featured in The Independent Magazine Cover

In March 2021, Newhouse was featured on the cover of The Independent. Discover more about the cover & meet the survivors featured here >> Here are more words from the survivors: Jessica Lynn McClellan Founder & President of Giving Hope & Help Inc. If you are experiencing domestic violence, which can be physical, verbal, emotional,

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Floraloom Studio helping women grow from their trauma

By: Rae Daniel, // Channel 41 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As part of Women’s History month, 41 Action News shines a light on local women making an impact in our community. Colleen Monroe is doing just that by using her business to help other women flourish, despite their previous traumas. Learn more >>

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FUNDING SAFE HAVENS: INCREASE SOUGHT IN TAX CREDIT FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER DONATIONS

By: Emily Wolf and Tristen Rouse // Columbia Missourian COLUMBIA, Mo. — Combating this violence takes resources. Running a domestic violence shelter isn’t cheap; it requires paying employees for round-the-clock shifts, providing food and personal hygiene products and, in some cases, providing legal counsel to survivors. Now, COVID-19 is increasing those demands exponentially. ‘When you think of

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