ConvergenceRI: The courage to speak the truth about domestic violence

ConvergenceRI: The courage to speak the truth about domestic violence

It’s been an exciting few weeks at Sojourner House as we welcomed Kate Bramson as our new Deputy Executive Director! Kate comes to this role with a wealth of diverse experience, having worked as a journalist at The Providence Journal for over fifteen years (covering breaking news, economic development, education, and government), as the Director…

News from Brown: Artistry for advocacy– Brown students brighten Sojourner House with inspirational murals

News from Brown: Artistry for advocacy– Brown students brighten Sojourner House with inspirational murals

n the fall of 2022, Sojourner House received an email from the talented folks in Brown’s Art for Service program asking if the agency would be interested in receiving a series of murals to hang at one of our properties. As we’re always looking for ways to make our buildings feel more welcoming to clients,…

GoLocalProv: RI’s Women of the Year – The Protectors

GoLocalProv: RI’s Women of the Year – The Protectors

In an article published on January 10, 2024, GoLocalProv named Sojourner House’s Executive Director, Vanessa Volz, as one of Rhode Island’s Women of the Year. Along with Margaret Holland McDuff from Family Service of RI and Eileen Hayes from Amos House, Vanessa was honored as a community “protector” for her tireless commitment to supporting Rhode…

Rhode Island Monthly: Get Dressed Up and Attend the Sojourner House Masquerade Ball

Rhode Island Monthly: Get Dressed Up and Attend the Sojourner House Masquerade Ball

Once Halloween is over, many of us wish for more opportunities to dress up for a theme party. Before the holidays set in, Sojourner House is hosting its thirteenth annual Masquerade Ball on Fri., November 17 from 7-11 p.m. at the Graduate Providence, and tickets are now on sale. This year’s theme is Celestial Visions,…

The Providence Journal: With a federal grant, a domestic violence nonprofit wants to help undocumented victims

The Providence Journal: With a federal grant, a domestic violence nonprofit wants to help undocumented victims

Sojourner House was one of eight groups to receive a first-time grant from the Department of Justice aimed at offering legal services to the undocumented community for survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking and their children.

Press Release: Sojourner House to Launch Legal Services Program for Victims of Abuse

Providence, RI: Sojourner House has been awarded a 2-year $400,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) – Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) to launch a Legal Services program for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Sojourner House is one of eight organizations across the nation to receive award funding…