2018: A Year in Review
For over 15 years, the Peaceful Families Project has been dedicated to offering invaluable resources for victims/survivors, advocates, and community leaders devoted to preventing domestic violence in Muslim homes and communities. With the support of our generous donors, this year we've been able to fulfill our goals and commitments to our communities nationwide.
With the help of our generous donors and amazing community, Peaceful Families Project was able to accomplish the following:
- Presented in several conferences and panels on domestic violence prevention, such as the Battering Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan (BISC-MI) Conference, educating providers on how to better serve the needs of Muslim families.
- Trained & Sponsored the professional development of Imams and Chaplains during our National Imam & Chaplain Training, Khateeb training, webinars, and other provider trainings to discuss important topics of spiritual, domestic and sexual abuse, along with the Islamic and legal rulings
- Organized trainings, webinars, and movie screenings on tackling domestic abuse for community members and leaders, as well as in Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), educating hundreds of participants about domestic violence.
- Advised on issues of domestic violence in the Muslim and community at large.
- Reached over 10,000 people through various platforms, such as social media, webinars, and trainings.