"This is truly an amazing resource...beautiful, well-written, a long time coming...a vital guide for advocates." --Linda Olsen, Eastside Domestic Violence Program, Bellevue, WA
"...an outstanding tool for advocates - informative, supportive and helpful....a much-needed resource." --Deadria Boyland, New Beginnings for Battered Women and their Children, Seattle, WA
"...a must-read for all who are committed to providing supportive, safe and culturally competent responses to domestic violence." --Donna Garske, Marin Abused Women's Services, San Rafael, CA
About the Author
Jean Anton has been working in the movement to end violence against women and children for over 25 years. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Chicago and an M.B.A. from the University of Washington. Jean has been on the staff of FaithTrust Institute for over 20 years and has served as executive producer of more than 10 award-winning videos, including "Not in My Church," "Broken Vows," "To Save a Life," "Love- All That and More," and "A Sacred Trust." Currently Jean is the Resource Director at FaithTrust Institute. She is a practicing Theravadan Buddhist and is deeply committed to integrating spiritual practice with social change work.