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“Maid” to Survive: Cleaning up the Myth about Domestic Violence

January 25, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Netflix original series Maid explores a young mother’s struggle to provide for her child after fleeing an abusive relationship. Released in October 2021, the ten-part series has been widely viewed and discussed. Join Jewish Family & Children’s Service for a panel discussion about Maid, including the harsh financial and logistical realities facing women who want to leave abusive relationships. The program will also dispel the myth that domestic abuse is limited to physical violence—exploring the emotional and financial aspects that prevent many victims from leaving.

Hilary Platt, JFCS Project SARAH Coordinator

Mary Kay Baker, Lead Advocate of the Victim Witness Unit, Camden County Prosecutor’s Office
Lisa Incollingo, Domestic Violence Litigation Attorney at Camden Center For Law
Lawrence R. Jones, Retired NJ Superior Court Judge
Shira Katz Scanlon, Esq., Matrimonial Lawyer at Martine, Katz Scanlon & Schimmel, P.A.

Free & open to the community: Register at https://jfcssnj.org/maid

Individuals are encouraged to watch Maid before joining this panel discussion.



January 25, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hilary Platt