The V Word

Advocating to end sexual and domestic violence


The V Word Interviews

The V Word: #metoo with Terra Jones Steel of The James House

Today Terra Jones Steel,  Terra Jones Steel, child advocate of The James House, talks about her work as an advocate for children and adolescents who are survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence.


The James House


The V Word with Sarmistha Talukdar, Part 5.

The V Word continues with Sarmistha telling her journey of surviving and healing, her work with art as a healing tool.

Tune in Sunday at 5:55 am for Part 6 as Sarmistha continues her story.

The V Word with Sarmistha Talukdar, Part 4

Sarmistha continues her journey of telling her story and of her healing process through therapy and art.

The V Word with Sarmistha Talukdar – Part 2

Today on the V Word, Sarmistha continues her story of survival of abuse and her healing path through books, art and music.

Tune in Friday, July 14th for Part 3.

The V Word with Sarmistha Talukdar – Part 1

Today on the V Word, artist Sarmistha Talukdar joins Carol to talk about her journey from abuse to survivor.

Tune in next Monday, July 10th for part 2.

The V Word with Lisette Johnson – Part III

Lisette Johnson continues her story of surviving domestic violence and being shot

Tune in Friday, 29, 2017 at 10:00 am for Part IV

Lisette Johnson – Surviving Domestic Violence and Gun Violence: Part II

Today Lisette Johnson continues her story of surviving domestic violence and homicide attempt.

Sean Smith- VAVP

Today we talked with Sean Smith, board member on the Virginia Anti-Violence Project about two exciting upcoming events in Richmond: NERVE: Stories of Queer Resilience and the Start By Believing project


Listen to the show here


For more information about NERVE VAVP’s Website  or VAVP’s facebook

More information on Richmond’s Start By Believing Project coming soon!

The V Word Interview – Trace Fleming

traceflemingadvocatesToday we interview Trace G. Fleming, activist and advocate working to end violence against women. She is the creator of both the Advocate News and Self-Care for Advocates, platforms on Facebook to serve advocates. Today she talks about her work starting a Feminist organization, WISE; her work as the Coordinator of the Abuse in Later Life Project and hosting Self-Care for Advocates to be able to provide therapeutic care for advocates suffering from vicarious trauma and burnout.

You can listen to the interview here

Create a free website or blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: