Winter 2011 Newsletter - Page 2

Governor's Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board releases report, welcomes Grover to the Board

Picture of Joyce GroverKansas averages 22 adult homicides each year as a result of domestic violence. The Kansas Governor’s Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board reviews intimate partner homicide cases and makes recommendations to prevent future homicides and to determine if adequate resources and training are in place for those who respond to domestic violence crimes statewide. Read the recommendations from the Fatality Review Board’s 2010 Annual Report here:

KCSDV’s Executive Director, Joyce Grover, was recently appointed by then Governor Mark Parkinson to serve as a member of the Governor’s Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board. For more information about the Fatality Review Board, contact Joyce Grover at 785-232-9784 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Member Program Spotlight: Friends of Yates honors executive director for 30 years of service

LaDora cake2Friends of Yates Della Gill/Joyce H. Williams Center in Kansas City recently hosted an elegant 30th anniversary celebration for Ms. LaDora Lattimore, executive director/CEO. FOY board, staff, volunteers and many public officials and community allies came together to recognize Ms. Lattimore’s tireless dedication and 30 years of service to survivors in the Kansas City area. Among her many accomplishments, Ms. Lattimore developed the first and what remains today as the only domestic violence shelter program serving survivors in Wyandotte County.

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