Author Archives: JoAnne Tucker

About JoAnne Tucker

JoAnne Tucker is the President of Healing Voices - Personal Stories, a non-profit organization with the mission of raising public awareness of women's strivings to overcome abusive trauma through the creation and distribution of film and video.

Outstanding article in the New York Times: “To Stop Violence, Start at Home”

The Opinion Page of today’s NY Times has an excellent article by Pamela Shifman and Salameshah Tillet.  Including specific examples and statistics they point out that “men who are eventually arrested for violent acts often began with attacks against their girl … Continue reading

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“Domestic Violence has devastating effects on your children…It changes them for life.”

(This blog is written by Regina Ress, board member of Healing Voices-Personal Stories.) The Crisis Center of Northern New Mexico has  released a short video to assist families in understanding the effects of domestic violence on the most vulnerable members of the … Continue reading

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“BEST”: Jessica’s Story is A Winner!

(This blog is written by Regina Ress, board member of Healing Voices-Personal Stories.) Healing Voices-Personal Stories latest film, Jessica’s Story, was selected for the Golden Door International Film Festival held in Jersey City, NJ this past month. The focus of … Continue reading

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Living “in Courage”: “Cheyanne’s Story” honored to be in the BolderLife Festival

(This blog is written by Regina Ress, board member of Healing Voices-Personal Stories.) Healing Voices-Personal Stories’ film Cheyanne’s Story has been selected for the Bolder Life Festival this October! The story of a courageous high school girl who found herself … Continue reading

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The Burning Bed: Thirty Years Later

Our third subject, Jessica, whose film will be completed in the spring, speaks about this movie and the impact it had on her. Thank you guest blogger, Danielle Kuffler, for writing this review of the film. The Burning Bed, a … Continue reading

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News App Provides Help, Discreetly for Domestic Violence Victims

A Guest Post by Danielle Kuffler, an Arizona native recently transplanted to Southern California, is a reader, writer and researcher with concerns about women’s rights.            ASPIRE News, an app released in November by the When … Continue reading

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Peggy Luplow presents Programs in North Eastern New Mexico

The subject of our first film, “Peggy’s Story” spoke in Clayton and Raton, New Mexico during October, presenting her own video of leaving a 15 year abuse marriage to rebuild her life and our second film on teen and date … Continue reading

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