Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort’s Security Training Department hosted a two-day Security Training Academy including a special presentation from CPN House of Hope’s Prevention Specialist Kayla Woody. “We discussed what signs to pay attention to with casino patrons and employees to better assist them with safety and security,” Woody said.
Bringing resources together from all over the community, in one place to help those who need a fresh start.
The CPN House of Hope held their very first Color Fun Run last month to kick off National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The 1K race provided information to participants about what domestic violence is, who is affected, and what services can be offered to provide safety and prevent future abuse.
The CPN House of Hope is excited to mark the five-year anniversary of its domestic violence shelter in Pottawatomie County. The shelter and the agency’s domestic and sexual violence services have grown over the years, and many individuals have found safety from dangerous intimate partner situations.
Parents want what is best for their children, but knowing how to provide that sometimes can be tough. Here at the House of Hope, we offer parenting classes at no charge to those in the community who either need or desire such classes. The class goes over many different topics and can be helpful for parents or guardians with children at all stages of adolescence.
The June House of Hope column highlights recent efforts in local classrooms to help children develop non-violent communication techniques.
This episode visits the CPN professional basketball team’s first home game, discusses Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a victim’s advocate and talks with an apparel designer and CPN employee about Native fashion.
January is designated as National Stalking Awareness Month. This January, House of Hope will be hosting a free event for the public that will focus on the dynamics of stalking and how to work with those affected by this crime. The event will be held on January 18 at 1 p.m. and located at CPN’s North Reunion Hall.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. More than 12 million people each year are affected by violence from a spouse or partner, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Hands Are for Helping project educates youngsters on the importance of playing safely without violence. It was developed to help assist parents teach their children the best ways to overcome conflict without a physical altercation.