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How Communities of Faith Can Help Victims of Domestic Violence

On Wednesday, Houston’s Depelchin Children’s Center will be the site of Partnering in Faith: A Multi-Faith Summit on Domestic Violence. Organizers say many Houstonians turn to religious leaders for support and guidance amid incidents of domestic violence. We discuss why, and what support faith leaders can offer. We talk with Sherri Kendall, the CEO of […]

On Wednesday, Houston’s Depelchin Children’s Center will be the site of Partnering in Faith: A Multi-Faith Summit on Domestic Violence.

Organizers say many Houstonians turn to religious leaders for support and guidance amid incidents of domestic violence. We discuss why, and what support faith leaders can offer.

We talk with Sherri Kendall, the CEO of Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA), and area Lutheran pastor Rev. Stephen Quill.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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