Stories of Healing and Hope

Stories of Healing and Hope: Jared’s Transformation

Today, I have two beautiful daughters and a wonderful partner. I have the healthy family I always wanted. Because of DAP, I learned to practice being a loving and compassionate person every day by being in control of my actions. I want to be an example to my daughters of how they should be treated. Seven years ago, I was arrested for hitting my girlfriend. Before that, I had used abuse in other...

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Help DAP Transform Families

Join us in honoring the victims of domestic abuse and supporting those working to end it. Attend DAP’s Annual Transforming Families Luncheon on Tuesday, October 11th, 12pm-1pm. There is an optional pre-luncheon reception at 11am. You can RSVP here. Please call Anna Zaros at 612-874-7063 x207 with any questions. Be a Table Captain! DAP is still looking for Table Captains for our luncheon...

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Luisa Finds Healing…In her own Language

For the first twenty years of her life, Luisa knew only abuse.  Her father abused her mother – physically and emotionally – and when that wasn’t enough, he moved on to her.   He’d come home from work angry and any imperfections would send him into a blind rage.  On good days it would be name calling and insults, but on bad days he would hit them and threaten them with knives. ...

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