Patricia Castillo: Ending abuse through the PEACE Initiative

This week on the podcast, social worker and domestic violence advocate Patricia Castillo joins me. With more than 35 years of experience under her belt, working to end violence against women and children, Patricia continues to make an impact on what is a world-wide issue. Listen as we discuss how Patricia became an advocate against violence, the role of the P. E. A. C.E (Putting an End to Abuse through Community Efforts) Initiative, and why domestic violence victims are often mistrustful of law enforcement. Patricia is a native of San Antonio, Texas, and continues to make the city her home.

Highlights from our conversation:

  • -Patricia shares her story
  • -A rude awakening
  • -How Patricia got started
  • -The mission of the P. E. A. C. E Initiative
  • -The role of law enforcement
  • -Community engagement
  • -When we hear abuse
  • -Don’t judge the victims
  • -How this question helps victims
  • -Strategies for college success

The P.E.A.C.E Initiative

Patricia Castillo

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