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Billboard & Radio Campaign asks Community Not to Turn Away From Family Violence

Tubman Family Alliance has launched a metro-wide public service campaign to engage community members in the effort to stop family violence.  Clear Channel Communications and Go East donated more than $200,000 worth of advertising, radio spots, and design services to help Tubman spread the message that family members, co-workers, neighbors, and friends need to speak out when someone they know is in a violent relationship.

Over 100 billboards throughout the Twin Cities will feature close-up photographs of people looking directly at passersby with the message “Don’t Look Away. StopFamilyViolence.com.”

Tubman Family Alliance

Tubman Family Alliance3111 First Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Phone: 612-825-3333
Email: help@harriettubman.org
www.StopFamilyViolence.com

Tubman Family Alliance, a leader in family violence prevention nationwide, offers a full range of services to all members of the community—men, women, and children—with the aim of preventing and ending family violence.  Services in Hennepin, Washington, and suburban Ramsey counties include a 24-hour help line, legal advocacy, three crisis shelters, youth and family support services, transitional support services, and counseling services. 

Services/Programs

Facilities

Administrative Facilities:
Tubman Family Alliance – West Metro
3111 First Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Tubman Family Alliance – East Metro
P.O Box 854, 3880 North Laverne Avenue, Lake Elmo, MN 55042

Community Services:
Pilot City Community Center
1315 North Penn Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55411
Legal Services are offered by Tubman Family Alliance at eight metro area Court Houses and Government Centers.

Three shelters in the metro area with a total of 128 beds for women and children.

History

On January 1, 2002, Family Violence Network of Lake Elmo, Minnesota, and Harriet Tubman Center of Minneapolis consolidated to become Tubman Family Alliance, a single new agency serving the broader Twin Cities metropolitan community. 

The joining of these two organizations was based on significant compatibility in many service offerings, populations served, and budgets, as well as complimentary geographic service area. More importantly both organizations shared similar visions to serve individuals in crisis and to act as an agent of social change to work toward the eradication of violence in the greater community. 

Thanks to the strong histories of both merging entities, Tubman Family Alliance has an extensive network of partnerships with both public and private nonprofit agencies and institutions. In addition, it has referral relationships with scores of governmental and nonprofit agencies, law enforcement agencies, legal service providers, crisis lines, landlords, employers, educational providers, health care organizations, churches, cultural groups and others who refer individuals to Tubman Family Alliance or who provide services and counsel to participants.

Mission

To change lives by working to end violence in relationships through prevention and support services; and to change communities through information, education, and advocacy