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Archive for July 2013

D.J. Elrod Candlelight Vigil

There will be a candlelight vigil in remembrance of D.J. Elrod, a 2012 domestic violence homicide victim from our community, held tomorrow at the gazebo in downtown Canton.  We hope you will show your support to ending domestic violence through your attendance at this event, which will feature CFVC Executive Director,  Meg Rogers, as a…

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We Are Looking for Volunteers

Cherokee Family Violence Center is looking for volunteers!  Our next two day training is August 15th from 6-9PM and August 17th from 9AM-3PM.  You can get more information about volunteering for CFVC under the “Get Involved” tab or you can register today by calling (770)479-4641 or emailing

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Article: "The View From the Victim Room"

We enjoyed this article of one victim’s story, featured in yesterday’s New York Times piece, “The View from the Victim Room,” and encourage you to read it: “I dated a terrible writer who beat me and sent me death threats that were more terribly written than some child’s diary. I dated a violent substitute yoga…

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CFVC partners with HandsOn Tech Atlanta

For the past few months, we have been hard at work on our new website with the assistance of our friends at HandsOn Tech Atlanta.  This project would never have come to fruition without the ongoing assistance of HandsOn Tech volunteer, Jon Whitaker, and HandsOn Tech Project Manager, Stephenie Lai.  We are enjoying our new…

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A Survivor's Story: A Resident

A letter written by a CFVC Hearthstone Landing Resident: My three years here at Hearthstone have been a part of a life changing experience both for myself and my kids. I have so much to say and find myself so emotional that it is best to share my feeling each of you in writing. Please…

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