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     What can you do?                                        Aapa SauM krI Sakao?                                        Call or email the Shanti Project to
                                                                                                                         get involved and help make a
     Small steps can make a big difference.                                                                              difference!
                                                             naanaa DgalaaM maaoTao frk laavaI Sako. AhIM koT-
     Here are some things you can do:
                                                             laak pagalaaM Co Jo Aapa la{ Sakao Cao:                     Saamaola qavaa Anao AMtar paaDvaa madd Aapavaa
     ●   Recognize the many faces of                                                                                     maaTo SaaMita pa`aJ>Tnao ka^la Aqavaa [maola krao!
                                                                                                                                           o o
         domestic violence, which is not just                ●   Garolau ihMsaanaa ivaivaQa sva#paao AaoLaKavaa, Jo
         physical.                                               maa~a SaarIirk naqaI haotaa.                            1-888-4SHANTI or
     ●   Learn about open communications
                                                                                                                         shantiproject@umich.edu
                                                             ●   inaKaalasa saMvaad ivaSao Anao Aapanaa ivacaarao
         and how to express your thoughts.
                                                                 kovaI rItao vya>ta krvaa tao ivaSao JaNavauM.
     ●   Treat others as you would like to be
         treated. Learn about mutual                         ●   Aapa baIJaAao paasaoqaI Jovaa vyavaharnaI
         respect.                                                Apaoxaa raKaao Cao, taomanaI saaqao Aovaao J
     Bring your family, meet old friends or                      vyavahar krvaao. parspar AadrBaava ivaSao
     make new ones at Shanti Project                             JaNavauM.
     activities:
                                                             SaaMita pa`aoJo>TnaI pa`vaRi<aAaomaaM Aapanaa kuTuMbanao
     ●   Shantiwood – eat samosas and
         drink chai, while watching thought-
                                                             saaqao la{ Aavaao, JUnaa ima~aaonao maLaao Aqavaa
         provoking movies                                    navaa ima~aao banaavaao.
     ●   Theater – watch, or be part of, a                   ●   SaaMitavauD – ivacaar–pa`ork iflmaao JaotaaM JaotaaM
         short play to raise awareness                           samaaosaa Kaava Anao caa paIAao.
     ●   Workshops – informative and
         interactive discussions about family
                                                             ●   rMgaBaUima ³iqayaoTr´ – JagaRita laavatauM TUMkuM
                                                                                                                         THE SHANTI PROJECT
         relationships                                           naaTk JuAao Aqavaa taomaaM Baaga laao.                  University of Michigan
     ●   4 Shanti – fun-filled community                     ●   vak-Saaopsa – kaOTuMibak saMbaMQaao AMgao               School of Social Work                                     QaI SaaMita pa`aoJo>T
                                                                                                                         1080 S. University, Box 182
         events, stay tuned for more                             maaihtaIsaBar Anao ik`yaatmak cacaa-Aao.                Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106
         information…                                                                                                                                                         How peaceful is your home?
     Keep your eyes and ears open to
                                                             ●   4 SaaMita – manaaorMJnaqaI BarpaUr saamaudaiyak         Phone: 734-615-4116 or
                                                                                                                         1-888-4SHANTI
     posters around town and public                              kaya-k`maao, vaQau maaihtaI maaTo saMpak-maaM rhao...   Email: shantiproject@umich.edu
                                                                                                                                                                              AapanauM Gar koTlauM SaaMta Co?
     service announcements on the radio!!!
                                                             ivastaarmaaM laagaolaa paaosTrao Anao roiDyaaonaI           www.shantiproject.org
                                                             Jahor saovaa Jahorataao tarf AapanaI AaMKaao Anao           The Shanti project is supported by Grant #05017
                                                                                                                         from the National Center for Injury Prevention and
                                                             kana Kaullaa raKaao!!!                                      Control of the Centers for Disease Control and
                                                                                                                         Prevention (CDC).
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    Do you know?                                                              What is Domestic Violence?                                ●   taonaa ]dahrNaaomaaM Aa saamaola Co, parMtau               Domestic violence happens in all
                                                                                                                                                                                                       communities, and the Gujarati
    253 Indian residents of Southeast                                         ●   Domestic violence is a pattern of
                                                                                                                                            AaTlao sauQaI mayaa-idta naqaI: maarvauM, jkDvauM,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       community will be the first to address it
    Michigan said in a recent survey*:                                            beliefs and behaviors used by a                           QamakavavauM, Aoklaa paaDvauM, Apamaainata krvauM,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       with the Shanti Project. Being the first
                                                                                  person in a marriage or intimate                          itarskar krvaao, Anao paOsaa par inayaM~aNa                one is not easy, but together we can
     ●    2 out of 3 were aware that domestic
                                                                                  relationship to control the other.                        raKavauM.                                                  work to build a safer community for
          violence happens in their
          community.                                                          ●   It has many faces and can be                          koTlaak laaokao maanao Co ko Garolau ihMsaa da#, k`aoQa        everyone. The Gujarati community will
                                                                                  physical, emotional, psychological,                                                                                  pave the way for other communities in
     ●    Over half actually knew someone                                                                                               Anao taaNanao karNao ]tpanna qaaya Co, paNa AovauM naqaI.
                                                                                  sexual, financial, and verbal.                                                                                       preventing domestic violence.
          who has experienced domestic                                                                                                  KaroKar taao tao kuTuMbanaI AMdr Anao bahar, pau#Yaao
          violence.                                                           ●   Examples include, but not limited to:                 Anao s~aIAao AokbaIJa saaqao kovaao vyavahar kro Co
                                                                                  hitting, grabbing, threatening,                       tao Jao{nao laaokao Jo pa`karnaI vata-NaUk SaIKao Co, taonaa   QaI SaaMita pa`aoJo>T
    Many know of the problem, but do not
                                                                                  isolating, insulting, humiliating, and                laIQao qaaya Co.                                               QaI SaaMita pa`aoJo>T saa]qa[sT imaiSagananaa gau-
    know what to do.
                                                                                  controlling money.                                                                                                   JrataI samaudayamaaM Garolau ihMsaa ATkavavaa Anao ku-
                                                                              Some people think that domestic                                                                                          TuMbaaonao maJbaUta banaavavaanauM laxya raKao Co.
     SauM Aapa JaNaao Cao?                                                    violence is caused by alcohol, anger,
    saa]qa[sT imaiSagananaa 253 BaartaIya rhovaasa-                           and stress, but it is not. It is actually                                                 Shanti means
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Amao saik`ya Anao kiTbaw vyai>taAaoqaI banaolaI
    IAaoAo taaJotarnaa Aok savao-xaNamaaM k(uM ko:                                                                                                                                                     kmyaUinaTI Ao>Sana TIma naI saaqao maLaInao inaKaalasa
                                                                              caused by the way people learn to act by                                                  peace and
                                                                              watching how men and women treat
                                                                                                                                                                                                       saMvaad Anao parspar AadrBaavanao pa`aotsaahna Aa-
     ●    3 maaMqaI 2 nao JaNa htaI ko taoAaonaa                              one another, inside and outside the
                                                                                                                                                                        harmony                        pavaanaI kamagaIrI baJavaIAo CIAo.
          samaudayamaaM Garolau ihMsaa vataa-ya Co.                           family.                                                                                                                  Garolau ihMsaa drok samaudayamaaM qataI haoya Co, Anao
     ●    ADQaaqaI vaQau KaroKar AovaI kao{ vyai>tanao                                                                                                                                                 SaaMita pa`aoJo>T saaqao gauJrataI samaudaya taonaI BaaLa
          JaNataa htaa ko JoNao Garolau ihMsaa AnauBavaI
                                                                              Garolau ihMsaa AoTlao SauM?                               The Shanti Project                                             laonaar paholaao samaudaya hSao. Aa rItao saaOpa`qama samau-
                                                                              ●   Garolau ihMsaa Ao lagna ko gaa@ saMbaMQamaaM kao{                                                                    daya banavauM saholauM naqaI, parMtau baQaa maaTo Aok saurix-
          htaI.                                                                                                                         The Shanti Project aims to prevent
                                                                                                                                                                                                       ata samaudaya rcavaa maaTo AapaNao saaqao maLaInao kama
                                                                                  vyai>ta Wara saamaovaaLaI vyai>tanao inayaM~aNamaaM
                                                                                                                                        domestic violence and strengthen
     ●    GaNaanao samasyaanaI JaNa Co, paNa taoAao                               raKavaa maaTo vaparataI maanyataaAao Anao vata-       families in the Gujarati community of
                                                                                                                                                                                                       krI SakIAo. Garolau ihMsaanao ATkavavaamaaM gauJrataI
          JaNataa naqaI ko SauM krvauM Jao{Ao.                                    NaUkaonaao k`ma Co.                                   Southeast Michigan.                                            samaudaya baIJa samaudayaao maaTo maaga- maaokLaao krSao.
                                                                              ●   taonaa sva#paao GaNaa Co Anao tao SaarIirk,           We are working to promote open
                                                                                  Baavanaatmak, manaaovaO&aainak, JataIya,              communications and mutual respect
                                                                                  naaNaakIya Anao maaOiKak hao{ Sako Co.                with a Community Action Team, made
         * Conducted by New Visions: Alliance To End Violence In                                                                        up of active and committed individuals.
         Asian/Asian American Communities, a program of the University
         of Michigan School of Social Work.