“Our goal is not ending violence. It is liberation.” Beth Richie
Embracing the values of social justice and liberation, Creative Interventions is a space to re/envision solutions to domestic or intimate partner, sexual, family and other forms of interpersonal violence.
Creative Interventions assumes that the relationships, families and communities in which violence occurs are also the very locations for long-term change and transformation. It assumes that those most impacted by violence are the most motivated to challenge violence. It assumes that friends, family, and community know most intimately the conditions that lead to violence as well as the values and strengths which can lead to its transformation.
Creative Interventions was established as a resource center to create and promote community-based responses to interpersonal violence.
As planned at the establishment of Creative Interventions in 2004, we wrap up our institutional form by offering the public the knowledge, models and tools created through our two projects: