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Liz's Daughter is a grassroots, community driven, non-profit organization in St. Paul that strives to provide ongoing domestic violence awareness, prevention, and education in the local community.
 
Events like the Twin Cities Brides March, speaking to high school students about Teen Dating Violence, and Anti-Bullying presentations at elementary schools are a few of the ways the organization meets that goal. Liz's Daughter is also working to change how domestic violence is handled on a legal level by proposing a domestic violence offender registry and database.
 
Liz’s Daughter advocates for and empowers those who have been affected by domestic violence. By educating each person to recognize abuse and break the cycle of violence they can prevent domestic violence from happening in the future. Being proactive instead of reactive will prevent domestic violence from occurring. Only by talking frankly about the issue and how it impacts communities and generations of families will true change come. Survivors of domestic violence need to find their voice and tell their stories. Their strength inspires others to come forward and stop this epidemic.
 
Marie Garza is the founder of Liz’s Daughter and named the organization after her late mother, Liz.