Project Dignity Recognized for Excellence
Project Dignity, the domestic violence assistance program of the Legal Aid Society of Columbus, funded jointly by the Columbus Bar Foundation and the Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence, received one of three Promising Practice Awards from Ohio Attorney General Petro. Abigail Wexner, the President of the Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence also received a Special Achievement Award for many years of committment to assisting victims of domestic violence. The Awards were presented on May 10, 2005 at the Two Days in May Victims Assistance Conference.
In addition, Project Dignity, the Columbus Bar Foundation, the Coalition, and the City Attorney’s Office were honored in 2005 by Columbus City Council for their work on behalf of victims of domestic violence.