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August 11, 2017

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  1. You're Invited! Stand Up for Stronger Annual Gala
  2. Annual Leadership Retreat. A Huge Success!
  3. Stronger Gear is Here!
  4. Sip 'N Shop This Tuesday. Join us for an evening of shopping and sipping wine
  5. New Fall Classes are Available
 

July 14, 2017

 

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  1. A Double Shot of Healing and Wellness: Free EBook
  2. Stronger announces a new Chairman of the Board 
  3. A Stronger Story: Inspiration because of Stronger
  4. Stronger Satisfaction Survey
  5. Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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June 23, 2017

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  1. A Double Shot of Healing and Wellness: NEW Awareness Exercises (debut exercise written by Wende Hilsenrod, training specialist with the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault)
  2. Save the Date! Sip & Shop Charity Benefit for Healing Work
  3. A Stronger Story: I feel it making a difference for women!
  4. A successful start to our Continuing Education Classes!
  5. Coming Soon! A Sisterhood Event: Popsicles in the Park
  6. Thank you to the Girlfriend Network for sponsoring our continuing education at the National Sexual Assault Conference
 

June 5, 2017

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  1. A Double Shot of Healing and Wellness: Body Movement for Tension and Trauma with Megan Huff from Breathe, Flow, Grow.
  2. Thanks to our Generous Donors!
  3. A Stronger Story: It's Happening to People I Love
  4. Continuing Education Classes Start June 12!
  5. New YouTube link with Brooke and Christy talking about Stronger.
 

May 19, 2017

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  1.  A Double Shot of Healing and Wellness: Shame and Essential Oils
  2.  Stronger at the McKinney Rotary Club
  3.  A Story of the Stronger App
  4.  Continuing Education Classes Start Soon!
  5.  Stronger Can Accept Non Cash Donations
 
 

May 5, 2017

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  1. A Double Shot of Healing and Wholeness: Why Does Art Work for Healing?
  2. Darkness Exposed Event at Texas Plano Health Hospital
  3. Dr. Brooke Jones Receives Community Award
  4. Stronger at Amarillo College
  5. Congratulations to Dr. Christy Sim on Book Contract
  6. In Person Training: Houston Report
  7. Don't Miss Out on Continuing Education Classes
  8. Leadership Breakfast: Collin County Council on Family Violence

 

April 21, 2017

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  1.  A Double Shot of Healing and Wellness: Safe Space Touchstones
  2.  Report on the Evening of Empowerment put on by the Crime Victims Council with Executive Director, Dr. Christy Sim, as the keynote
  3.  Stronger Than Espresso's visit to the Domestic Violence Unit of the District Attorney's Office
  4.  Report on the 5th Annual Summit on Youth with Dr. Brooke Jones, CEO and Founder, as a presenter and speaker
  5. Stronger Than Espresso's brochures are at the End Violence Against Women Conference this week!
  6.  Dr. Christy Sim's upcoming webinar for TAASA (Texas Association Against Sexual Assault), the state coalition.

 

April 7, 2017

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  1.  A Double Shot of Healing and Wellness: The Window Canvas
  2.  District Attorney Crime Victim's Luncheon
  3.  Six Continuing Education Classes Offered in 2017
  4.  Arts in Bloom, City Art Show (with Survivor Healing Monument)
  5. Take the Espresso Challenge!
 
 

 

 

March 24, 2017

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  1.  A Double Shot of Healing and Wellness: Essential Oils with Nicole
  2.  Coming Soon: Affordable CE Credits from Stronger!
  3.  Stronger Than Espresso in Atlanta Texas
  4.  Presence at Dr. Pepper Stadium
  5. Speaking at the McKinney Chamber of Commerce
  6. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM): Change your profile picture, cover photos, and more!
  7. Thank you to Legacy Printing

 

 

 

 

March 10, 2017

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  1. Double Shot of Healing and Wholeness: Sample A Window Between Worlds art healing workshop
  2.  Filming on set of an international TV show with Dr. Brooke Jones
  3. Paper Presentation at the 52nd annual Wesleyan Theological Society Meeting by Dr. Christy Sim
  4. Painting with a Twist opportunity
  5. We need you!

 

February 24, 2017

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  1. Double Shot of Healing and Wholeness: Make Your Own Journal
  2. Senate Bill 917: Protect Traumatic Crime Survivors From Unwanted Communications Act
  3. Stronger Leads Neurobiology of Trauma and Mindfulness workshops for the Dignity Initiative at Collin College.
  4. Survivor Art Wall: An Open Artistic Call.
  5. Benefit Concert a Huge Success!
 

 

February 10, 2017

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  1. A Double Shot of Healing and Wholeness: The Importance of breathing and what it does for the body.
  2. The first 15 people to become monthly members will receive a complimentary signed Leslie Morgan Steiner book.
  3. Stronger is in the news! A link to the article in Sojourners, as an example of an agency referring clients to civic and social spaces funded by VAWA.
  4. Stronger's presence at SMU's campus for the Family Violence Symposium.
  5.  The new Stronger app is available! With all kinds of useful tools.

 

 

January 27, 2017

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  1.   A Double Shot of Healing and Wholeness: Make a Healing Box out of an old greeting card.
  2.  Announcement: New Stronger App Available for iPhone and Android.
  3.  Become a Stronger Monthly Member - Get a Free SIGNED Leslie Morgan Steiner book (first 20 who sign up).
  4.  Sign up for a Support Group or Refer Someone (Links to Open Classes).
  5. PRE-ORDER a copy of Dr. Christy Sim's new booklet: "Field Guide for Professionals" available soon.
  6.  A description of how the Violence Against Women Funding is in Jeopardy and what you can do about it!
 
 

January 13, 2017

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  1.  Double Shot of Healing and Wholeness: Marian Dolan on Transformative Listening with her TEDx Talk.
  2.  Mega Surprise in 3 days!
  3.  A description of exciting work planned for 2017!
  4.  Where to find a Stronger Support Group this semester
  5.  A report on new leader training (for support groups)
  6. Coming Soon! A benefit concert for Stronger with Connections Band

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December 30, 2016

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  1.  A letter from our CEO and founder, Dr. Brooke Jones
  2.  A challenge to consider your 1 in 4.
  3.  A raise awareness idea.
 
 
 
 

DECEMBER 16, 2016

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  1. Double Shot of Healing and Wholeness: Holiday Healing Tree and the Sisterhood of Survivors.
  2.  Tree of Angels Memorial with the District Attorney's Office.
  3.  End of the Year Giving with a Gift Certificate.
  4. Stronger Than Espresso's 2016 Year in Review.
 
 

December 2, 2016

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  1. Double Shot of Healing and Wholeness: Melissa Walker's TED Talk on Art Healing PTSD's Invisible Wound.
  2. Holiday Healing Opportunity: Where we set up a safe place for survivors to tell their stories of loss this holiday season.
  3. Holiday Gift Certificate idea. Donate to Stronger in honor of a friend or family member. Downloadable Gift Certificate Available.
  4. A link to the Dallas Domestic Violence Task Force's data from the Institute for Urban Policy Research
 
 
 
 
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November 30, 2016                  Giving Tuesday

 
 
 

November 18, 2016

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  1.  Double Shot of Healing and Wellness: Ideas for a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season
  2.  A Description of the 3 Stronger Priorities and Goals
  3.  A Report back on the Stronger Trip to Africa
  4.  An Update on a recent Stronger Training on the Neurobiology of Trauma
  5.  A Community Partner Spotlight: Families to Freedom
  6.  We are Thankful for you! Are you thankful for us?
 

November 4, 2016

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1. A link to our FREE artistic healing ideas
2. A link to our FREE training resources on Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Body/Trauma.
3. A recap of what Rev. Al Miles said at Junior League of Collin County's North Texas Facing Family Violence Conference.
4. A report of the Healing Art Workshop (pictured here) that Stronger did with the First Responder team with Crisis Response Ministry through the training Dr. Christy Sim received from A Window Between Worlds (AWBW).
5. How Stronger was involved in the #DignityInitiative at Collin College speaking about the Global Oppression of Women and Girls.
6. Information on CEO, Dr. Brooke Jones traveling to the UK and Africa with a team of volunteers.

 

October 21, 2016

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1. Our updated website that has FREE healing tools, including pages from the Stronger Participant Guide.

2. Information on the new shoe cards, designed for both crisis and healing work.

3. NBC Channel 5 video clip that features Stronger, through our volunteer Roxanne Bunkoff.

4. Update on where Stronger has been & where we're going!

 

October 7, 2016

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1. A Double Shot of Healing and Wholeness (Another healing idea)
2. An update on the "Boots and Bling" Gala (includes pictures!)
3. A link to download Domestic Violence Awareness Month Facebook Covers, the United State's President's Proclamation, and Toolkits
4. A link to the amazing Gala speaker, Leslie Morgan Steiner, and her latest article
5. A link to the fantastic Gala speaker, Pamela Jacobs, and her latest article
6. An update on our participation in the Texas Health Event for Domestic Violence Awareness

 

September 23, 2016

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  1. Double Shot of Healing and Wellness: Pamela Jacobs, JD leads readers in a Letting Go Breathing Exercise
  2.  Stats and photos from North Texas Giving Day 2016! #NTxGivingDay
  3.  Bios of the FIVE authors who will be signing books at our Boots & Bling Gala
  4.  Update on the 7 healing groups in the local area.
  5.  Link to buy tickets to the Boots & Bling Gala in just 1 week!
 

September 9, 2016

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  1. Double Shot of Healing and Wellness: 21 Day Challenge from Move to End Violence
  2. News on Stronger attending the Collin County Community College Dignity Event
  3. Information on North Texas Giving Day, September 22
  4. Our Gala speaker (Leslie Morgan Steiner's) TED Talk
  5. The official Boots and Bling Gala Press Release
 
 
 

August 26, 2016

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  1. Double shot of healing and wellness: Laughing Yoga
  2. The First Annual Leadership Retreat
  3. Six new Stronger Classes beginning
  4. Information on the Upcoming Stronger Trip to Africa
  5. Application for the Upcoming Stronger Trip to India
  6. Gala 2016 Update

 

 
 

August 12, 2016

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  1. Double shot of healing and wellness: Breathing Exercises
  2. Press Release: Stronger Welcomes a New Executive Director
  3. Stronger Congratulates Brooke Jones on Honorary Doctorate
  4. Gala News

March 2016

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  1. Three Year Anniversary News
  2. Grant Writers Workshop
  3. Shredding Fundraiser
  4. Mentor Volunteer Program

July 14, 2017