Act Against Violence brings you print materials, television programs, events, and links to Idaho and national resources to help individuals and groups find the information they need to combat violence and its aftermath, whether it be domestic, local, or national in scope.
Idaho Public Television Programming
Breaking the Silence: Journeys of Hope This groundbreaking documentary on domestic violence tells stories of women who have broken their silence and who have taken the first step toward self-empowerment and new lives. BREAKING THE SILENCE focuses on how communities can successfully assist women in obtaining legal and medical help, as well as ensure their safety and protection.
A toolkit is available to enable groups to present a training workshop appropriate for volunteer Guardians ad Litem, attorneys, social workers and profession features presentations on the following topics:
Recognizing the Signs of Domestic Violence by Kelly Abbott, Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA)
Effects of Abuse on Child Development
Resources Available to Victims
Idaho Laws on Domestic Abuse
The training was developed by Boise's Family Advocate Program's Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program in collaboration with Idaho Public Television. Each segment is introduced with video clips from the program.
Contact Idaho Public Television at 1-800-424-1226
Domestic Violence: Be Safe, Sensible, Prepared
Whether or not you feel able to leave an abuser, there are things you can do to make yourself and your family safer.
Impact of Domestic Violence in Idaho
Links to Idaho Resources