Dating formerally abused women
The Board elected an assistant district attorney with the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney’s office, as Treasurer.Working in the District Attorney's office for East Bato Rouge, Veronica prosecutes both felony and misdemeanor criminal cases. Mark received her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Grambling University where she served as the point guard on the women’s basketball team. Mark worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield in Dallas and obtained her Master’s degree in Business Administration from Phoenix University. Mark was awarded her law degree from Southern University in 2006 and is currently a member of the Louisiana and Baton Rouge Bar Associations, the National District Attorney’s Association and the National Black Prosecutor’s Association.Learning data entry on the computer and internet protocols are also helpful for survivors.Trained advocates or representatives of other agencies will be providing assistance and instruction on topics designed to help survivors meet this challenge.Out of a survivor's desire to live a life for themselves and their children, without abuse, the resource lab will help promote self empowerment by incorporating the survivor into the challenge of creating that life with the help and assistance of Iris.
Survivors escaping an abuser often leave their homes with nothing more than the clothes on their back.Many of the survivors we see have not only been the victim of physical and emotional abuse, but also financial abuse.In order to live a life of independence, apart from their abuser, it is imperative that they find employment to earn a living wage and financially provide for their family.Providing survivors with a computer and internet resource lab will enable them to become self empowered on their road to independence by actively engaging in the process to forge their new life.From the resource lab, survivors will be able to attend online school or job training seminars, prepare a resume, apply for a job, secure safe and affordale housing or locate transportation options and dependable child care - all from a safe and secure location.