Episode 2: Creating Healing Spaces through Social Enterprise with Kit Evans-Ford
Dr. Kit Evans-Ford’s passion for providing safe spaces for survivors of domestic and sexual violence is deeply personal. Kit shares how her family story and life experiences led her to discern her purpose and learn how to start a social enterprise.
Dr. Kit Evans-Ford
Dr. Kit Evans Ford is a national trainer, spiritual director, and professor. She is passionate about nonviolence, God, and serving others. She has been a trainer and activist for 14 years working relentlessly in the areas of nonviolence education and assisting people in healing from violence and abuse.
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This episode references domestic violence, physical violence, and attempted sexual violence. Please skip this episode if these topics are triggering for you. For resources related to trauma, visit the work of Bessel van der Kolk, MD. Here is another site full of trauma resources.
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Visit Argrow’s House website and support this amazing social enterprise! Argrow’s House is a safe space where free services are offered daily for women healing from violence and abuse in the greater Quad Cities area.
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