Barbara Niess-May

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Opinion | There's help for survivors of domestic violence during stay-home order

Opinion | There's help for survivors of domestic violence during stay-home order

May 1, 2020 | Barbara Niess-May

Many Michigan law enforcement agencies and programs like SafeHouse Center have not had spikes in calls related to domestic violence.  We believe fear, isolation and privacy play a part.

Opinion | We need to end the culture of condoning sexual harassment

Opinion | We need to end the culture of condoning sexual harassment

January 31, 2020 | Barbara Niess-May

Workplace training and education on sexual harassment,  developing safe and reasonable avenues for those victimized to report the harassment, along with holding perpetrators responsible are the best first steps, this guest author writes.