P.A.R.C. Mag Issue #8 - Page 9

elissa Holmes is a survivor. She survived two domestic violence relationships. She is here to offer insightful information, and share some of the projects that she has worked on to advocate for persons in similar situations. Through public speaking engagements, her book, and various workshops, she's helped to spread the word about domestic violence and educate people about the victims. Listen as she discusses tips and techniques for how to leave a situation safely and also to get help. Through her workshop Pain to Purpose empowers young women and men and also brings awareness to this ongoing issue. Melissa, several guests, and friends will be touring this year in The Purple Lipstick Monologues. Their goal is to spread the word and encourage other survivors to share their stories of triumph and healing.

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