DOVES of Big Bear Valley
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- Non-Profit Organization
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DOVES envisions a community where everyone embraces and shares a philosophy of conflict resolution through non-violent means, grounded in the ideal of respect for self and others, and based on the model of power-sharing with others, rather than power over others.
DOVES mission is to serve as the community's resource for ending domestic violence by: empowering and providing safety for those who are suffering physical, emotional, verbal, sexual, or financial abuse at the hands of an intimate partner; to assist other community members experiencing violence within the family; to model positive and healthy relationship choices for youth in an effort to end the generational cycle of domestic violence; and to effect a culture shift among community members regarding the use of power in elationships, through education and partnerships with the public, government and other community organizations and institutions.
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