Wichita WIN Executive Director Karen Schmidt was the featured guest recently on Entercom radio stations’ Issues program with Steve McIntosh. Listen now.
During October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, KMUW Radio reporter Carla Eckels interviewed Wichita Women’s Initiative Network participant, Monica, who is seen here completing classroom work toward her GED. Listen now to hear Monica’s story of abuse and how life is now better, thanks to her experiences at Wichita WIN.
The following appeared as a guest column in the Wichita Eagle on Oct. 6, 2017, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Wichita Eagle: Domestic Violence a ‘secret’ close to home
Watch the video: Wichita WIN Executive Director Karen Schmidt speaks about Domestic Violence Awareness Month (Oct. 1-31) at Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell’s media briefing.
Wichita WIN Executive Director Karen Schmidt was a guest on KAKE TV-10 news Oct. 3, to discuss Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Oct. 1-31, and WIN’s 20th anniversary celebration events on Oct. 13, which include a 10 a.m. open house at the WIN offices, and the 6:30 p.m. Wichita WIN Platinum 20th Anniversary Celebration fundraiser at the Wichita Boathouse. Watch now …
Wichita WIN has accepted a new contract project for program participants: sewing Velcro straps for Retractapad retractable foam knee pads, a new product manufactured in Wichita. Contract project work, such as this, provides participants with work experience while helping provide program funds. As part of the WIN program, participants receive a salary for 20 hours each week, during which they…