Category: How We Do Our Work

Overcoming Loneliness

When I watched the news about U. S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy addressing loneliness, I felt disheartened because, as Director of Prevention Programs, I know our team is focused on building and sustaining healthy relationships and creating a sense of community. We combat loneliness and isolation every day. He has brought national attention to a very real public health crisis. Dr. Murthy’s new Surgeon General…

The Changing Faces of Advocacy at REACH

When REACH was founded in 1981, it began with the idea that domestic violence can happen anywhere because it is part of the fabric of our society – it can happen in the leafy suburbs as in the big city, at the end of the long driveway, as well as in the apartment next door. There are so many reasons that survivors access support.  There are…

Reflecting on my Sabbatical

I’m so grateful that REACH’s board and leadership’s saw the promise of this unique benefit.

Celebrating 40 Years of REACH

Since 1981, every year has presented REACH staff with new obstacles and also new reasons to celebrate.

The Work Ahead

Four years ago, after the 2016 election, we asked – where do we go from here?