A small group of women. A vision. And a world changed through a program on gendered violence.
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Once upon a time, a small group of women had a vision about how to change the world to make women safe from domestic violence so they got a grant and they set about convincing a university that such a course of study was worthy and necessary. It wasn’t easy, but they did it. And this year the program that developed from that vision celebrates 20 years and dozens of graduates and developing programs to fit an even broader vision.
Join originator and Director of the Center on Domestic Violence at the School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver, Barbara Paradiso, as we talk about the beginnings of the innovative department, it’s progression over two decades, and what lays ahead for the program and its graduates, and its mission to serve victims and survivors of gender-based violence by supporting solid leadership, advancing innovative research, and nurturing community collaboration.