Dear Sojourner Center Friend and Supporter: I want to take a moment to introduce myself as the Interim Executive Director of Sojourner Center, and tell you a little bit more about the leadership changes currently taking place at the organization. I stepped into the role of Interim Executive Director of Sojourner Center earlier this week … Continued
The Board of Directors and staff of Sojourner Center are fully committed to the organization’s mission of transforming lives and creating a world free from domestic violence. Now in its 40th year, Sojourner Center has helped thousands of women, men, children and pets traumatized by abuse discover hope and find the path to futures free … Continued
Sojourner Center is proud to provide women and children with a high level of care and support. Sex trafficking is an extreme form of violence against women and children that has deeply impacted our society, particularly as it has moved onto the Internet. We have seen the increase in sex trafficking that Backpage has caused … Continued
A one-of-a-kind event to benefit Sojourner Center.
Sojourner Center was featured as the “nonprofit of the month” in a two-page spread in Frontdoors News‘ January 2017 issue. Our deep appreciation to Frontdoors News for highlighting Sojourner Center. Not all relationships are good. For nearly 40 years, Sojourner Center has worked to help victims free themselves of the shackles of domestic violence. What … Continued
The Mary Kay Foundation published a blog article today highlighting Sojourner Center’s BRAIN Program and Pet Companion Shelter. The foundation is a strong supporter of Sojourner Center. “I only planted an acorn, and a giant oak has grown …” Mary Kay told attendees for the Governor’s Conference on Women in Business in 1985. … Continued
In an article published today in the Arizona Republic, reporter Russ Wiles highlights the unique collaboration between Sojourner Center and Lost our Home Pet Foundation that resulted in the creation of our Pet Companion Shelter. “The whole idea of going to a domestic-violence shelter was terrifying to me,” said Quijano, 26, who spent four months … Continued
In her latest blog published this month on HuffingtonPost.com, Sojourner Center CEO Dr. Maria E. Garay-Serratos discusses Sojourner Center’s Pet Companion Shelter and the healing opportunities it provides to residents and their pets. But as soon as we opened our shelter in 2015, it was apparent that providing this service to our residents was about … Continued
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