Domestic violence continues to be an issue in society. This week we have two special guests that will discuss domestic violence and provide resources for victims of domestic violence.
Ms. Bevelyn Mitchell, She has worked in the field of Social Work for the past 16 years. Much of her work has been done in Horry, Georgetown and Williamsburg counties. She believes that God has given her the compassion to relate to those who are hurting. This also allows her to educate the community, local hospitals, law enforcement, educators and anyone who listen. Rape is forced, unwanted sexual intercourse. Rape, sometimes also called sexual assault, can happen to both men and women of any age.
Dr. Beverly Boone, is a native of Troy, North Carolina. If you look at a map of North Carolina, you will see that Troy (Montgomery County) sits in the middle of the state. My interest in writing and reading inspired me to earn a B.S. degree in Secondary English Education at North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, NC. After a long career as a high school English teacher, I continued my education at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; earning two degrees - a Master’s of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration and a Ph.D. in Educational Research and Policy Analysis.