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Surviving the Paper Trail

March 22, 2024 Milwaukee PBS Season 2 Episode 4
Surviving the Paper Trail
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Surviving the Paper Trail
Mar 22, 2024 Season 2 Episode 4
Milwaukee PBS

What happens when a legal paper trail becomes less about a victim's justice and more so a record of failures by those in position to uphold safety? 

Join us for episode four as we take a look at women seeking defense from their abusers met with deflating responses from law enforcement. This story includes reporting supported by the International Women's Media Foundation. 



Milwaukee Area Resources:

  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline is 800-799-7233.
  • The Sojourner Family Peace Center in Milwaukee operates a 24-hour confidential hotline at 414-933-2722.
  • We Are Here Milwaukee provides information on culturally specific organizations at weareheremke.org.
  • The Women’s Center in Waukesha has a 24-hour hotline at 262-542-3828.
  • The Asha Project, which provides culturally specific services for African American women and others in Milwaukee, provides a crisis line from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 414-252-0075.
  • The UMOS Latina Resource Center in Milwaukee offers bilingual, bicultural domestic violence, sexual assault and anti-human trafficking supportive services and operates a 24-hour hotline at 414-389-6510.
  • The Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center offers culturally sensitive, trauma-informed services for those who have experienced domestic or sexual violence and can be reached at 414-383-9526.
  • Our Peaceful Home, which serves Muslim families and is a program of the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition, operates a crisis line at 414-727-1090.
  • The Hmong American Women’s Association, which serves the Hmong and Southeast Asian community, has advocates available at 414-930-9352 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin has a statewide directory of resources at ...
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What happens when a legal paper trail becomes less about a victim's justice and more so a record of failures by those in position to uphold safety? 

Join us for episode four as we take a look at women seeking defense from their abusers met with deflating responses from law enforcement. This story includes reporting supported by the International Women's Media Foundation. 



Milwaukee Area Resources:

  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline is 800-799-7233.
  • The Sojourner Family Peace Center in Milwaukee operates a 24-hour confidential hotline at 414-933-2722.
  • We Are Here Milwaukee provides information on culturally specific organizations at weareheremke.org.
  • The Women’s Center in Waukesha has a 24-hour hotline at 262-542-3828.
  • The Asha Project, which provides culturally specific services for African American women and others in Milwaukee, provides a crisis line from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 414-252-0075.
  • The UMOS Latina Resource Center in Milwaukee offers bilingual, bicultural domestic violence, sexual assault and anti-human trafficking supportive services and operates a 24-hour hotline at 414-389-6510.
  • The Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center offers culturally sensitive, trauma-informed services for those who have experienced domestic or sexual violence and can be reached at 414-383-9526.
  • Our Peaceful Home, which serves Muslim families and is a program of the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition, operates a crisis line at 414-727-1090.
  • The Hmong American Women’s Association, which serves the Hmong and Southeast Asian community, has advocates available at 414-930-9352 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin has a statewide directory of resources at ...

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