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Independence House in the Media

Independence House expands role in community
Cape Cod Times, December 8, 2019

Independence House Celebrates 40th Year
Falmouth Enterprise, November 21, 2019

A Story of Resilience from Independence House September 9, 2019

International Festival embraces cultural community as it touts support services
Cape Cod Times, August 26, 2019

Cape Associates Designs and Donates Spectacular She-Shed for Independence House 40th Anniversary, August 20, 2019

Masonic Angels Deliver for Independence House, August 17, 2019

Independence House Displays To Spotlight Prevalence Of Domestic Violence, March 27, 2019

Annual Cape Cod White Ribbon Day Calls for Action Against Domestic Violence, March 3, 2019

Sexual assault support group announces $1M prevention, education bill
The Daily Free Press (Independence Student Newspaper at Boston University) February 28, 2019

White Ribbon Day at 4Cs on March 21
Barnstable Patriot, February 28, 2019

Independence House to Commemorate 40 Years in 2019, February 12, 2019

Independence House Launches 40th Anniversary Commemoration, January 28, 2019

Community Counts: Independence is the goal
Barnstable Patriot, January 27, 2019

More than $8,000 in Toys and Gifts Donated through Cape Codder Resort January 17, 2019

Santa Rocked It at the Independence House Teddy Bear Breakfast  December 1, 2018

Independence House Holds 4th Annual Teddy Bear Breakfast  November 10, 2018

Masonic Angels Continue Winter Coat Deliveries November 14, 2018

19th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance  November 14, 2018

The Person of the Week for October 18th, 2018, Lysetta Hurge Putnam – ED of Independence House
MVYRadio, October 11, 2018

Independence House Raises Awareness of Domestic Violence with Annual Breakfast  October 5, 2018

Independence House to Host Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Event  October 3, 2018

Annual Event Will Raise Awareness Of Domestic Violence
Falmouth Enterprise  September 26, 2018

Independence House to Present Free Prevention Conference  September 17, 2018

Independence House will present free conference to prevent sexual, domestic violence
The Barnstable Patriot  September 17, 2018

Lower Cape TV – Peak Time looks at Sex Abuse, Domestic Violence on Cape  September 14, 2018

Independence House & Cape Cod Synagogue to Host Elton John Tribute Concert  August 30, 2018

WCVB-5 ABC- Wake Up Call from Independence House Festival  August 24, 2018

Independence House, Cape Cod Synagogue to Host Benefit Elton John Tribute Concert  August 22, 2018

10 Worthy Charities that Deserve Your Support  August 14, 2018

Independence House “International Festival”  August 13, 2018

4th Annual Independence House Open Charity Golf Tournament  August 13, 2018

Independence House “Seas the Day-Holidays in July” Raffle Fundraiser  June 25, 2018

Women Helping Women  March 14, 2018

Lysetta Hurge-Putnam –  I am of Cape Cod
Cape Cod Magazine  March, 2018

Cape Codder Resort’s Donations Help Independence House   January 24, 2018

Masonic Angels Provide Computers for Independence House Emergency Residence  January 3, 2018

Independence House 3rd Annual Teen Art Contest – Deadline Jan 15th  December 14, 2017

Independence House lauded for services, December 9, 2017

Santa Dazzled at Independence House Teddy Bear Breakfast  December 2, 2017

Cape Codder Resort’s “Giving Tree” Brightens the Holidays for Independence House Clients  November 23, 2017

New shelter to open Wednesday
Cape Cod Times, November 1, 2017

Independence House Emergency Residence Opens Nov. 1st, October 31, 2017

Nearly 1,100 Attend Musical Fundraiser for Independence House, Cape Cod Synagogue, October 29, 2017

Hyannis ‘shower’ planned for new domestic violence shelter
Cape Cod Times, August 31, 2017

Independence House Getting Ready to Open New Shelter, August 8, 2017

Independence House plans to open shelter in October
Cape Cod Times, July 6, 2017

Sunday Journal – Independence House, June 27, 2017

Independence House Invites Public to Tour New Location in Orleans, June 19, 2017

New Cape domestic violence shelter to open  by September
Cape Cod Times, May 17, 2017

Cape Cod Community College Hosts Display from The Clothesline Project, April 12, 2017

CCCC Hosts Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events, April 10, 2017

Cape Events Spreading Awareness of Rights and Services for Victims of Violence, April 5, 2017

Independence House Presents National Crime Victims’ Week on Cape Cod, March 15, 2017

Local Leaders Make Pledge to End Violence Against Women, March 3, 2017

Cape men take a stand against domestic violence
Cape Cod Times, March 3, 2017

Statement from Independence House on Fratantonio murder, February 28, 2017

Fifth annual Cape Cod White Ribbon Day faces down domestic violence
The Barnstable Patriot, February 24, 2017

Community Network Cape Cod Forum on Prevention (video)
Cape Cod Community Media Center, February 15, 2017

On Good Faith, an interview with Independence House (video)
Cape Cod Community Media Center, February 15, 2017

Sexual assault discussions strike local chord
Cape Cod Times, October 22, 2016

Independence House director named to governor’s council
Cape Cod Times, September23, 2016

Independence House Official Receives Unsung Heroine Award, June 24, 2016

Men’s March Raises Awareness about Violence Against Women, April 16, 2016

New Independence House library seen as ‘safe place’
Cape Cod Times, April 27, 2016

Children’s Library Opens in Independence House, April 27, 2016

Cape Cod men take stand against domestic violence
Cape Cod Times, Mar 4, 2016

White Ribbon Day Campaign Urges an End to Violence, March 4, 2016

Raising awareness of teen domestic violence in Hyannis
Cape Cod Times, February 25, 2016

Independence House to Hold Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Event, February 24, 2016

Cape Cod Mentors in Violence Prevention in the News

Don McLean’s Barnstable Concert Cancelled
Cape Cod Times, March 3, 2016

Cape students ask officials to cancel Don McLean concert
Boston Globe, February 26, 2016

Students seek cancellation of Don McLean’s Hyannis Concert
Cape Cod Times, February 26, 2016

Massachusetts Students want Don McLean’s Concert Cancelled, February 25, 2016

Students Letter

Cape Cod Students Call for Cancellation of Don McLean Concert, February 25, 2016

Opinion pieces in support of student efforts

Heartened by youths’ protest of Don McLean

The day the music died

Independence House director earns state recognition
Cape Cod Times, February 19, 2016

Safe Home volunteers offer haven for abuse victims
Cape Cod Times, January 31, 2016

Hyannis group gets part of $250,000 award to violence prevention groups
Cape Cod Times, December 28, 2015

Enchanted Village has lights, trains, music and giving
Cape Cod Times, December 10, 2015

Patriots bring anti-violence program to schools
Cape Cod Times, December 8, 2015

Santa’s Warm-up Weekend
Cape Cod Times, December 6, 2015 (photo gallery)

Independence House Moves to New Home in Falmouth, November 17, 2015

Lysetta Hurge-Putnam to be honored at Eastern Bank’s Community Advocacy Awards
Cape & Plymouth Business, October 26, 2015

Experts: Addiction and abuse ‘pervasive’ in domestic violence
Cape Cod Times, October 9, 2015

Patriots owner Kraft gives Independence House $100K
Cape Cod Times, October 9, 2015

Independence House Receives $100,000 Grant From Kraft’s Foundation, October 9, 2015

New England Patriots Charitable Foundation awards $100,000 to Independence House, October 9, 2015

Independence House issues statement on D-Y teacher misconduct investigation, July 27, 2015

Men march to end violence against women
The Barnstable Patriot,  June 5, 2015

Hyannis men’s march sounds clarion call to end violence against women
Cape Cod Times, June 1, 2015

‘No More’ march planned for Sunday
Cape Cod Times, May 30, 2015

Men hope to raise awareness of domestic violence
The Cape Codder/Wicked Local-Cape Cod, May 27, 2015

No More Men’s March to End Violence, May 15, 2015

This time the men do the marching
The Barnstable Patriot, May15, 2015

Local men will march against sexual violence
Cape Cod Times Opinion, May 9, 2015

Self-defense seminar to aid domestic violence survivors
Cape Cod Times, April 25, 2015

Consent Matters 
The Barnstable Patriot, April 17, 2015

Nonprofit’s efforts sadly necessary
Cape Cod Times editorial, Mar 31, 2015

Cape men take White Ribbon pledge to end domestic violence
Yarmouth Register-Wicked Local, Mar 13, 2015

Independence House steps up efforts to teach teens about abusive relationships
Cape Cod Times, Mar 9, 2015

Independence House Hosts White Ribbon Day
Capecodtoday, March 6, 2015

Yarmouth event asks men to take stand against domestic violence
Cape Cod Times, March 5, 2015

Event promotes end to violence against women
Cape Cod Times, March 3, 2015

White Ribbon event promotes domestic violence prevention,
Cape Cod Times, March 3, 2015

Domestic Violence Programs Speak Out on Lisa Trubnikova’s Stalking-Related Homicide
The Rainbow Times, Feb 18, 2015

Cape’s Domestic Violence Prevention Advocates Focus on Teen Awareness, Feb 10, 2015

Art contest spotlights teen dating violence
The Barnstable Patriot, Feb 6, 2015

Independence House, Yarmouth team up to help older victims of abuse
Cape Cod Times, Jan 15, 2015

Cape Cod Foundation Awards Five Surprise Grants, Jan 13, 2015

Lawyer: Help available for immigrant abuse victims
Cape Cod Times, Oct 4, 2014

Backpack Drive provides back-to-school basics for Cape kids
Capecodtoday, Aug 17, 2014

Cape men and boys gather to take the pledge on White Ribbon Day 
Capecodtoday, Mar 4, 2014

Independence House focuses on pain of transgender community
Cape Cod Times, Oct 12, 2013

Story of a Cape Cod Domestic Violence Survivor: ‘My Week of Hell’
Cape Cod Wave, Jun 29, 2013

Bridging the Gap: A Conversation with Lysetta Hurge-Putnam
Provincetown Community TV,  June 13, 2013

Verizon Foundation supports healthy relationship program for teens on Cape Cod
Verizon New England, Jan 31, 2013

Cape Cod Proven Winners
Hyannis Country Garden Blog, Jun 15, 2012

Business and personal: domestic violence is everyone’s issue
Capecodtoday, Oct 23, 2011


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