Embrace executive director Katie Bement says she expected “tough conversations” but nothing like this: a parade of board resignations, the loss of $25,000 in funding, the end of valued partnerships with many police departments.

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BING NEWS:
  • Pro Black Lives Matter Shelter Embraced With Donations After 'Anti-Police' Label
    An outpouring of support from the community has helped offset retaliatory funding cuts and abandonment by some police departments ...
    10/26/2020 - 3:53 am | View Link
  • A Wisconsin County cut funding to a domestic violence shelter that showed support for Black Lives Matter
    (CNN)When Embrace, a Wisconsin-based domestic violence shelter, put up Black Lives Matter signs ... from local officials, law enforcement When Embrace first put the signs up in its offices ...
    10/20/2020 - 9:41 pm | View Link
  • A Wisconsin County cut funding to a domestic violence shelter that showed support for Black Lives Matter
    When Embrace, a Wisconsin-based domestic violence shelter, put up Black Lives ... put the signs up in its offices, Bement said the organization received pushback from local law enforcement ...
    10/20/2020 - 2:31 am | View Link
  • A domestic violence shelter put up Black Lives Matter signs, and law enforcement revolted
    Signs set the tone at the Embrace help centers and shelter for victims of domestic and sexual violence ... Black Lives Matter slogan a “symbol of hate.” In one county, all five law enforcement ...
    10/17/2020 - 9:21 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Barron County Cuts $25K From Domestic Violence Shelter ...
    A domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy organization in northwestern Wisconsin has lost $25,000 in funding from Barron County for it's support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Several regional law enforcement agencies have also cut ties with the group as a result.
    10/27/2020 - 9:38 pm | View Website
  • Law Enforcement in Wisconsin Abandon Domestic Violence ...
    Displaying Black Lives Matter signs in order to let communities of color know they are safe and welcome. ... safety and shelter for victims of domestic and sexual violence has drawn the scorn and ...
    10/27/2020 - 5:27 pm | View Website
  • Shelters Report Hostility From Police Over Support for ...
    Shelter workers in Arizona and Wisconsin report a growing rift between their organizations and law enforcement agencies. Some domestic violence shelters have recently experienced repercussions after hanging signs that support the Black Lives Matter movement and pro-immigrant groups.
    10/27/2020 - 3:18 pm | View Website
  • A domestic violence shelter put up Black Lives Matter ...
    A domestic violence shelter put up Black Lives Matter signs, and law enforcement revolted praxEs Community (This content is not subject to review by Daily Kos staff prior to publication.)
    10/22/2020 - 12:32 pm | View Website
  • A domestic violence shelter put up Black Lives Matter ...
    A domestic violence shelter put up Black Lives Matter signs, and law enforcement revolted. Signs set the tone at the Embrace help centers and shelter for victims of domestic and sexual violence in rural Wisconsin. They declare a “safe space,” prohibit firearms and welcome people who are LGBTQ. As of this summer, they also include “Black Lives Matter.”.
    10/21/2020 - 10:21 pm | View Website
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