DC SAFE In The News

WAMU: ‘No Visible Bruises’: Unlearning Myths And Uncovering Solutions For Domestic Abuse (May 23, 2019)

The Washington Post: "Five Myths about domestic violence" (February 23, 2018)

NBC Washington: "Common Teen Behaviors Can Be Red Flags for Dating Violence" (December 12, 2017)

The Washington Post: “D.C. Police Seeking Volunteers to get Quick Help to Domestic Abuse Victims” (September 4, 2017)

Washington City Paper: “Many Domestic Violence Victims Stay for Their Pets—But They Don’t Have To” (July 14, 2016)

The Washington Post: “Gentrification eats away at shelter options for domestic-abuse victims” (July 10, 2016)

Washington City Paper: “D.C.’s Only 24/7 Domestic Violence Shelter Loses Out on City-Owned Land” (March 8, 2016)

ThinkProgress: “After Ray Rice, The NFL Pledged Millions To Fight Domestic Violence. Here’s How The Money Was Spent” (October 7, 2015)

Washington City Paper: “D.C.’s Only Crisis Shelter for Domestic Violence Survivors Will Lose Two Units As Lease Expires” (October 5, 2015)

Washington City Paper: A House Provided (August 28, 2015)

The GW Hatchet: “Top Officials to Receive Domestic Violence Prevention Training” (March 23, 2015)

Voice of America: “In China Domestic Violence is No Longer Just A Family Affair” (March 20, 2015)
In Chinese

ACH Media: “Use Screening Tools, Partnerships Care for IPV Victims” (February 17, 2015)

TalkPoverty.org: “In Our Backyard Interview: Safety from Domestic Violence is an Economic Issue” (November 6, 2014)

Univision: Natalia Otero interview (at 43:28) and PSA (October 8, 2014)

Fox 5 News: “DC police heroes win domestic violence award” (October 3, 2014)

DC Public Safety podcast: “Domestic Violence in Washington, DC, Superior Court” (September 24, 2014)

El Tiempo Latino “Capacitación para el liderazgo“(July 2014)

DCist: “D.C. Domestic Violence Organization Recognized By Department Of Justice” (April 2014)

ABC 7 News: “Hispanic Agenda” (February 1, 2014)
En Español

DCist.com: “DC domestic violence agency raises enough money to stay afloat during shutdown” (October 15th, 2013)

MSNBC: “Domestic abuse victims may lose havens and help” (October 12th, 2013)

ABC News: “DC domestic violence agency struggles amid shutdown” (October 11th, 2013)

Washington Post: “Political shutdown jeopardizes people who need help” (October 10th, 2013)

The Nation: “Domestic Violence shelters struggle to stay open during shutdown” (October 8th, 2013)

Fox News: “Pain threshold: Conservatives say administration is deliberately making shutdown worse” (October 8th, 2013)

PBS NewsHour: “Government shutdown affects services for domestic violence victims” (October 7th, 2013)

WJLA TV (ABC): “Government Shutdown 2013: Domestic abuse victims affected during awareness month” (October 7th, 2013)

WAMU: “Without federal funding, shelter for victims of domestic violence struggles” (October 7th, 2013)

Huffington Post: “Government shutdown trickle down: 50 effects of the government standstill” (October 7th, 2013)

WUSA TV (CBS): “Domestic violence services threatened by shutdown” (October 4th, 2013)

WUSA 9: “Domestic violence services threatened by shutdown?” (October 4, 2013)

Univision: SAFE’s Director of Advocacy, Baylis Beard Molina discusses a new app for survivors of sexual assault. (August 2013)

DC50 TV NewsPlus: Watch SAFE Executive Director, Natalia Otero, in an interview with Mark Segraves, (April 2013)

The New Republic: “Fighting Back: Has one state discovered a simple way to combat domestic violence?” (April 20, 2012)

The Washington Post: “Predicting and Preventing Murder” (October 28, 2011)

The Washington Hispanic: “Víctimas protestan contra Comunidades Seguras” (October 10, 2011)

WUSA9 News: “Exclusive: DC Judge Talks Domestic Violence” (October 3, 2011)

The Washington Post: “Watchdog Group Critiques Montgomery County Judges Who Issue Restraining Orders” (October 2, 2011)

The Times of India: “India Adopts US Model in Tackling Domestic Violence” (June 17, 2010)

Press inquiries

Ana Natalia Otero, Executive Director
Email: notero@dcsafe.org