Outreach

Podcast

By |2020-06-12T15:30:16-04:00June 11th, 2020|

The Hope and Healing Podcast is a One-Stop-Shop for all things H&H! We wanted our audience to have access to popular discussion topics from self care, mental health, and cultural competency to underserved populations, resources in Summit and Medina counties, and Sexual Violence and Intimate Partner Violence Awareness. With the H&H Podcast, listeners can learn [...]

Are We Missing the Point with Tiger King?

By |2020-04-28T13:38:11-04:00April 28th, 2020|

Leanne Biltz Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, Madness: the Netflix original docuseries that takes us on a rollercoaster ride of “big cat” ownership. The show depicts the rivalry between Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin. Tigers, drugs, mullets, all the animal prints, it’s a lot. But are we missing something? While everyone is obsessing whether Carol Baskin [...]

Running #AloneTogether

By |2020-04-25T12:50:54-04:00April 22nd, 2020|

Running #AloneTogether is a great way for us to virtually stay connected, stay healthy and support the Battered Women's Shelter and Rape Crisis Center at the Huntington Hope & Healing Survivor Resource Center. Wherever you are we are asking you to run or walk a 1 mile or 5k distance in support of Hope and [...]

COVID-19 Response

By |2020-03-23T13:37:06-04:00March 18th, 2020|

March 18, 2020 Hope and Healing Survivor Resource Center which houses The Battered Women’s Shelter and Rape Crisis Center for Summit and Medina Counties, is committed to serving our survivors and those who seek our services during this time. Our goal is to be able to continue to do that with the safety and health [...]

How You Can Help

By |2019-10-28T10:39:46-04:00October 28th, 2019|

How You Can Help If you know someone who is going through intimate partner violence (IPV), there are ways you can help. Listen and believe It can be difficult for a survivor to disclose abuse they endure and it is important to listen to their story without interrupting, asking a lot of questions, or judging [...]

It Happens Everywhere

By |2019-10-18T13:14:21-04:00October 20th, 2019|

What comes to mind when you think of intimate partner violence (IPV)? Perhaps, like most people, you thought of a straight, married, lower middle-class couple, where the male is the perpetrator. While violence certainly does happen in situations like this, IPV does not discriminate.   IPV is seen across all cultures, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, [...]

Domestic Violence Awareness

By |2019-10-15T10:01:41-04:00October 8th, 2019|

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we at Hope and Healing are hard at work spreading the word! We are happy to be joined by many others in the community, including the Akron-Summit County Public Library system, the Medina County District Library, the University of Akron, and more. Domestic violence is traditionally assumed to [...]

We Can’t have Hope and Healing Without Pride

By |2019-10-15T10:01:42-04:00August 19th, 2019|

"The mission of Akron Pride is to unify and affirm the LGBTQ community and allies in celebrating our diversity and recognizing our likeness. We will promote acceptance of all individuals by defending human equity.” At Hope and Healing we seek to educate the community on our services, promote a culture of equality, and provide resources [...]

Vivacious Volunteers!

By |2019-10-15T10:01:42-04:00August 8th, 2019|

There are few feelings greater than those that come with helping other individuals thrive and overcome some of the most difficult and trying times in their lives. At Hope & Healing, the role of volunteers is essential to providing appropriate and exceptional level of trauma informed support and care for each survivor.  The opportunities for [...]

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