In spite of a mild winter, we were all happy to see the arrival of April and feel a hint of warmer weather to come. Our positive attitude extended to our actual house, as we were able to get the outside painted, in between rain storms. We all love the new color. It is a[…]
Members of the Bear Valley community supported survivors of sexual assault by participating in the 17th annual Denim Day for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The inspiration of Denim Day came from the 1992 case of a young girl who was raped by the driving instructor of a behind-the-wheel class. The perpetrator was arrested, tried and convicted,[…]
DOVES of Big Bear Valley, Inc. is pleased to host Understanding the Culture of Poverty, a two-day workshop presented by Kathy Estes. This workshop will offer the participants an opportunity to consider the realities of what it means to “live in poverty.” Through the research of Dr. Ruby Payne, this compelling and interactive workshop provides[…]
by Rebecca David, Legal Advocate The previous newsletter discussed the mechanical process of getting a restraining order. The mechanical process discussed the “dry” nuts and bolts of the restraining order process and what “boxes” needed to be checked to get the filing pass the court clerk, and on to the judge or commissioner to get[…]
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DOVES is participating in the county wide fundraiser: Give BIG San Bernardino County. Give BIG San Bernardino County is an online giving day for the benefit of nonprofits in San Bernardino County. Give BIG San Bernardino County engages the community to raise funds and awareness for hundreds of area nonprofits. Why give to DOVES? Our[…]
During the last week of January DOVES worked with Big Bear High School and Middle School students on the “Our Purple Hearts” project for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. The campaign is designed to educate both teens and the community on the role DOVES plays in helping young people develop healthy relationships, and raises awareness about[…]