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Journey to Healing: Obstacles on the Path to Freedom

June 23, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Stephanie Land escaped an abusive relationship with her young daughter. Living in a homeless shelter, Land cleaned houses for money as a single mother. Her work thrust her into the private lives of her clients and how the other half lives. She began journaling about everything she witnessed, which turned into a small piece, then a viral essay, and eventually, a bestselling memoir. Her book was adapted for the Netflix miniseries Maid. Land will share her journey of survival and healing and the challenges she faced once she left her abuser.

The path to safety and freedom is difficult and long for survivors of domestic abuse, full of twists and turns. At SHALVA, we join them on their journeys to offer guidance and supportive services for any challenges, unfairness, and isolation they encounter.

Thursday, June 23, 2022
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Your participation ensures that hundreds of domestic violence survivors receive critical crisis help, long-term counseling, legal and housing assistance and financial support.

Event Chairs: Andrea Yusim Meltzer and Tracy Zirin

Online registration is now closed.

Please call the SHALVA office at (773) 583-4673 for assistance.


Ablin Law
Helen Leshner Arkes
Sara and Greg Block
Lauren Cohn
Katz & Stefani, LLC

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Diane Rosenfeld
Linda Schiffman
Scott & Kraus, LLC
Naomi and Jerry Senser

Avrohom and Fayge Siegal
Dianne Tesler
Janice Wahnon
Carolyn and Jeff Winick


June 23, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT


Alison Bloom
(773) 249-9035

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