17 May

L.L.N. President Receives State House Recognition

Lovern Gordon was humbled to be recognized by the African Caribbean American Coalition with a Citation from the Massachusetts State House, for being an Aspiring Leader in the area of Domestic Violence Awareness. Their 1st Annual Advocacy Day showcased the works of many striving to help make our communities better. Her passion for this work runs deep and is something she says will continue till her last breath. African Caribbean American Coalition Citation from State House ...

17 May

Raising Awareness Amongst Teens & Collegiates

Domestic violence affects 1 in every 3 teens, and nearly 43% of dating college women report experiencing violence and abusive dating behaviors (www.loveisrespect.org). We would love to come to your school to heighten awareness on this issue. Email us at info@lovelifenow.org to find out more about our Teen Dating Violence Workshop. Wheaton College Talk at D.V. Vigil Night BCLA Sophomore Class Workshop Harvard University Workshop Simmons College Workshop High School Group Community Talk Tufts University Workshop Blueprint Conference (Middle School Group) Blueprint...

10 Feb

Boston’s Women’s March!

Phenomenal morning taking part in my 1st March…getting a chance to speak out about the rights of those who deserve to live in a world free of domestic violence as well as other injustices. Empowering to say the least. While it does not solve the problem, it certainly gave many a chance to speak out about issues that affect us as women, given the current political climate. See more from the empowering morning HERE! Boston Women’s March – Boston Commons   ...

09 Feb

LLN’s Lovern Gordon Receives Citation

Love Life Now’s (LLN) President was recognized by the African Caribbean American Coalition, with a Citation for being an Aspiring Leader in the area of domestic violence awareness. Their 1st Annual Advocacy Day held at the Massachusetts State House, showcased the works of many striving to help make our communities better. Lovern Gordon receiving State House Citation Lovern Gordon addressing Advocacy Day audience at State House ...

09 Feb

Winter Homeless Brown Bag & Care Initiative

Our group of volunteers gathered in January to distribute toiletry filled Care Packages and Brown Bag Lunches to those in need. We were hosted by Pastor Silveira of Universal Missionary Church in Brockton (next door to Perkins Park where we normally gather for distributions day). There was the threat of a snow storm that morning, but was happy to see the majority of  volunteers still show up. Many we talked to have been affected by domestic violence, needed resources, and the...

09 Feb

Christmas is For Kids!

CIFK…where locals act as real life Elves for kids in domestic violence shelters. I got to visit their amazing operation to see how they support New Hope, Inc. families and many other children displaced during the Holidays. Read more about their operation in the 2016 Winter Edition of Love Life Magazine. CIFK Assembly Room With CIFK’s Kelly Fox and the organization’s Elves – Volunteers   ...

09 Feb

LLN Participates in Divas & Dolls Drive

We always love donating to the Divas & Doll Drive, where 18 inch dolls are collected for little girls in shelters and distributed to them during the Christmas Season. The Drive’s organizer, Natasha Mason Walker has conducted the effort for the last 3 years and it’s brought about little smiles from many away from home for the Holidays. Divas & Dolls Organizer – Natasha Mason Walker ...

09 Feb

Coats for Shelter Residents

October – Domestic Violence Awareness Month Initiative COATS for D.V. Shelter Residents Many thanks to South Shore Shirt Service for once again cleaning all the generous donations collected from the Coats & Cocktails Coat Drive for domestic violence residents! Seen here is the New Hope, Inc. Shelter’s Executive Director picking up items and owner of Dry Cleaners. Coat Drive Collection at Coats and Cocktails event South Shore Shirts Owner and New Hope Inc E.D. ...

29 Oct

Brown Bag & Care – Fall Edition

One study in Massachusetts found that 92 percent of homeless women had experienced severe physical or sexual assault at some point in their lives. In an effort to combat this issue, Love Life Now Foundation, Inc. (year round d.v. awareness arm) started brown bagging lunches  and care packages filled with toiletries and winter accessories for the homeless in the city of Brockton regardless of gender, since abuse goes across the board. For this edition, PopUp Mani for A Cause gave graciously offered...

29 Oct

Inspire A Difference Awards

As the November 2014 Inspire a Difference winner, it was great to be among other past and current alumni of the award last night. The event brings both an ‘Everyday Hero’ and celebrities who are passionate about ending violence against women in the spotlight. Honored that evening was this year’s Everyday Hero Chacrice Miller and celebrities Dave Navarro, Joy Behar and Maria Bello who have all been leaders in helping to put a stop to the epidemic. Many thanks to