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Valentine’s Day Lunch & Learn

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Join Homeward Bound Friday, February 14th from 12pm – 1:30pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 Church Street in Asheville, NC for this FREE event and learn about the intersection of domestic violence & homelessness. Proceeds go to Room in the Inn program for women. Please RSVP through Eventbrite as seating is limited.

**Did you know…?**
-57% of homeless women cite sexual or domestic violence as the direct cause of their homelessness.
-More than 90% of homeless women have experienced severe physical or sexual abuse at some point in their life.
-38% of all victims of domestic violence become homeless at some point in their life.

Learn about the instersection of domestic violence and homelessness from Homeward Bound case managers, clients and community partners.

Panel of Experts
Nicole Brown – Homeward Bound Homeless Services Director
Shanita Jackson – Writer, artivist, cultural worker with lived experience
Jerry Kivett – Homeward Bound Housing Program Manager and domestic violence expert
Kris Ray – Peer Support Specialist at Dale Fell Community Health Center

Ingles Markets will provide the delicious lunch. Open Your Hearts for Women and Homelessness Lunch and Learn is sponsored by HomeTrust Bank.