The Story Goes | Marta Pelaez | Family Violence Prevention Services
The Story Goes...
As president and CEO of Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc., Marta Peláez understands the critical need to serve both victims and perpetrators. While Bexar County has one of the highest numbers of domestic violence homicides in the country, this nonprofit organization’s approach to serving entire families, in partnership with Child Protective Services, is being replicated in cities across Texas. Family violence and child abuse is happening in every neighborhood of San Antonio and has implications for generations to come. Listen to Marta to learn how to spot the signs of abuse and know the resources available in our community. If you or someone you know is the victim of domestic violence, call the confidential Battered Women and Children's Shelter Hotline at 210-733-8810. Resources: www.fvps.org report.sa2020.org/family-well-being/ www.sanantonio.gov/Portals/0/Files…0-30-133905-743 Show more
Bill Moyers talks with Marta Pelaez, president and CEO of Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc., a domestic abuse shelter in San Antonio, TX, for perspective on the human face of the economic downturn and how it may be pushing more families over the edge.
With the media buzzing over socialism in the Beltway, Bill Moyers sits down with "old-school socialist" Mike Davis for his critique of the government's response to the economic crisis and how he thinks it compares to Roosevelt's New Deal. Mike Davis is a writer and historian, who currently teaches creative writing at University of California, Riverside. And, Bill Moyers talks with Marta Pelaez, president and CEO of a domestic abuse shelter in San Antonio, TX, Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc., for perspective on the human face of the economic downturn and how it may be pushing some families over the edge.