Patch Portrait: Defending Against Domestic Violence
This week's Patch Portraits also features Evanston's burger guru and Highland Park's Israeli sculptor.
This week's Patch Portraits were produced and edited by Lisa Cisneros, Philip Downie, Jacob Nelson and Allison Williams. Check back on Mondays for the next installment.
Also showcased, a Highland Park resident who sculpts athletes' busts and an Evanston chef who makes a fine burger.
Life Span has been serving victims of domestic violence in the north and northwest suburbs for more than 30 years. Hear from Director of Development Anne Marquez and Domestic Violence Advocate Susana Ocampo about the non-profit organization.
This unique social service organization not only helps victims to identify their situations and build a safety plan, but also offers emotional and legal counseling free of charge.
They provide services in English, Spanish, Polish, Greek and Arabic.
Their mission is to "provide immediate relief" for those who suffer from domestic violence.