Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins joined with Governor Deval Patrick, Secretary of Public Safety and Security Andrea Cabral, State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and other elected officials and organization representatives to help kick off Casa Myrna’s eleventh statewide public awareness transit ad campaign in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Casa Myrna is an organization that provides women living in violent, abusive households with tools to recover from the trauma of abuse and begin building sustainable self–sufficiency. Each year, they serve nearly 1,000 survivors through: three residential programs; housing search assistance; financial literacy education; counseling; legal advocacy and representation; and community–based advocacy.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently welcomed Reverend Liz Walker to the Suffolk County House of Correction as part of a Domestic Violence Awareness Month program aimed at providing resources, information and inspiration to women incarcerated at the facility.
Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently joined Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph D. Gants, Trial Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey, Court Administrator Harry Spence and other court officials at a ceremony held at the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse in Boston.
Officials representing law enforcement, education, and city government gathered at a Roxbury middle school last week to announce an updated version of an acclaimed antiviolence curriculum and unveil a billboard donated at no cost to promote it.
True–See Allah, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Director of the Boston Reentry Initiative, was recently recognized by YouthConnect as one of the organization’s 2014 Partnership Award recipients.