March 3, 2014

Safe Shelter to Lead Discussion at FRCC Campus in Longmont About Domestic Violence

Representatives from Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley will discuss the evolution of domestic violence against women in America in a presentation March 11 at Front Range Community College.

The representatives will explain the history of how laws against domestic violence and safe shelters came into being.

The discussion will take place at 1 p.m. in the Community Room of the Classroom Building at the Boulder County Campus, 2121 Miller Drive, Longmont.

Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley traces its roots to a domestic violence incident in 1978 and its founding as the Longmont Coalition for Women in Crisis. Known as Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley since 2003, it provides comprehensive domestic violence services. Its telephone number is (303) 772-4422.

The presentation is sponsored by the History Club.

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About Front Range Community College

FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online.

FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System, the state’s largest system of higher education. CCCS serves more than 162,000 students annually. The system oversees career and academic programs in the 13 state community colleges and career and technical programs in more than 160 school districts and six other post-secondary institutions.


About the author:

John Feeley is director of public relations at Front Range Community College. He’s a somewhat-frequent bicycle commuter, a certified soccer referee, and a newspaper editor whose subscription ran out.

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