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Summer Fund Drive Progress

The on-air portion of our fund drive is over, but you can still help KBCS reach its goal by donating before June 30th. Please make a gift in support of your favorite KBCS programs today, and thank you in advance!

$65,000 Goal

62.15%

Drive ends: June 30, 2024

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Muslimahs Against Abuse Center

MAAC or Muslimahs Against Abuse Center is an organization dedicated to assisting victims of gender based violence.  Listen in on how this group can fill in spaces for those in need in our community. 

Other leaders to assist people who are going through domestic abuse are Somali Family Safety Task Force in Seattle’s Rainier Valley and Mother Africa in Kent.

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, you can call, chat and text the National Domestic Violence Hotline 800.799.SAFE (7233).

Producer: Firdous Khezrian (Special thanks to the South Seattle Emerald for inspiration for this story)

Photo: courtesy of Rahma Rashid

 

Domestic Violence – How We Might Help

 

December 10th is Human Rights Day.  The United Nations and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) declare domestic violence as a violation of women’s human rights.  Domestic violence survivor advocate, Emy Johnston discusses how one might help someone they think is being abused in this story.

API CHAYA  M-F 10 am to 4 pm 1-877-922-4292/206-325-0325

National Domestic Violence Hotline 24 hours everyday chatting available on their website 1-800-799-7233

National Human Trafficking Hotline 24 hours everyday 1-888 -373-7888

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center 24 hours everyday 1-888-998-6423

Producers: Yuko Kodama and Jesse Callahan
Image: United Nations