Nichelle Mitchem, director of operations for Georgia State University’s National Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, represented the Center and Project Healthy Grandparents at the national GrandRally for grandparents raising grandchildren in October which was held on the lawn of the US Capitol. The event was sponsored by AARP, CWLA, and CDF.
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Author Gerda Gallop-Goodman interviewed Nichelle Mitchem, longtime advocate for women and children, on the topic of violence against women for the book Crimes Against Women. Specifically, Nichelle Mitchem discussed the often long-standing detrimental effects of domestic violence on the victims’ self-esteem. In the interview, Nichelle addressed the importance of individual and group counseling for survivors of domestic violence.
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