"Maid" to Survive: Cleaning up the Myths about Domestic Violence
Jewish Family & Children's Services • 1h 15m
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 JFCS 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 hurdles that prevent many victims from leaving abusive relationships.
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.
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