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Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz Calls Attention to Rise in Domestic Violence During Virtual Discussion Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 11 a.m., Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz will hold a virtual discussion to call attention to the rise in domestic violence cases amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the holiday season. 

 Register for this Zoom webinar here.  **After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email containing the log in credentials.** 

Domestic violence impacts 1 in 4 women, and is more prevalent for women in the U.S. than diabetes and breast cancer combined.  

In Connecticut, nearly 40,000 victims reach out to the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence and its 18 member organizations for help each year. 

Tomorrow, Lt. Governor Bysiewicz will be joined by Karen Jarmoc, President and CEO of The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Suzanne Adam, Executive Director of The Domestic Violence Crisis Center; and Karen Foley O'Connor, Executive Director of The Network.  

During the discussion, local experts will highlight the services and resources that are available to domestic violence survivors. 

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