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Nashville Area Funded Projects 2009-2014
Domestic Violence Community Developed Models
Micmac Service Unit DVPI
The Micmac Service Unit DVPI will educate the Native community about domestic violence, beginning with Head Start and continuing through to the elders. Community meetings will discuss causes (e.g., substance abuse) and implications of domestic violence.
Narragansett Indian Health Center DV Prevention Program
The Narragansett Indian Health Center DV Prevention Program provides education on the topic of domestic violence through annual retreats featuring Native philosophies on honoring one’s mate and explaining how domestic violence is not traditional.