Last fall, St. Louis leaders came together to say “No More” to violence against women and children. 400 guests were in attendance at a free public awareness event, which highlighted our region’s best practices. It gave each guest concrete ways to break the silence and end the violence in our community.

On September 29, 2016, we built on that momentum at St. Luke’s Hospital and provided attendees with ways to raise awareness about family violence and support our St. Louis neighbors who are at risk. We heard from expert speakers and hosted a dynamic panel discussion aimed at moving the needle toward earlier treatment and prevention. Thank you for joining us in continuing to turn words into action at our second annual No More Abuse event.


No More Abuse 2016 Commitment Form
No More Abuse 2016 Program
Presentation Slides by Melissa Jonson-Reid, PhD, MSW
Presentation Slides by Nancy L. Weaver, PhD, MPH


Melissa Jonson-Reid, PhD, MSW, Washington University, George Warren Brown School of Social Work
Nancy L. Weaver, PhD, MPH, Saint Louis University, College for Public Health and Social Justice


Greg Echele, MSW, LCSW, Family Resource Center
Linda B. Haley, CFRE, Let’s Build Hope, LLC
Susan D. Kidder, MS, Safe Connections
Moderator: Jan Hess, St. Luke’s Hospital



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