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TAP Supporter

Supporter Spotlight: Q&A with Suzanne Thorniley

Suzanne Thorniley, a licensed therapist trained in domestic violence work, is a supporter of TAP’s Domestic Violence Services (DVS) and has volunteered with the program for the past eight years….

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What you don't see on TV; Domestic Violence

Myths around domestic violence

How abusers blame their victims, manipulate the system, & how we can stop it Myths around domestic violence are alive and well. Whether it comes from an innate sense of…

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TAP Books Program

Seven things to know about TAP Books

How does this new book donation program work? Check out these answers to some frequently asked questions about TAP Books! How can I donate my books? Books can be donated…

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TAP Presents 2019 Cabell Brand Hope Award to Reverend Dr. Kathy O’Keeffe

Total Action for Progress (TAP) is delighted to present this year’s Cabell Brand Hope Award to Reverend Dr. Kathy O’Keeffe. The award will be presented at TAP’s Annual Lunch on…

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Project Discovery alumna

The Road to NYC

A Project Discovery, a TAP Youth Education Program, alumna update “Project Discovery has helped me achieve a lot of my dreams,” says Denashia Dunnaville, a Project Discovery alumna. This summer,…

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TAP Job Training

Adult Education: A Way Out of Poverty

A Chat About Job Training with Charysse Hairston and Spring Abney One job can make all the difference in lifting a family out of poverty. At TAP, when we sit…

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TAP Virginia CARES program

Six Questions with JoAnne Carter of TAP Virginia CARES

Case Manager JoAnn Carter is a big part of our Virginia CARES program’s ability to nurture good habits and lasting changes. She sat down to answer some of our questions…

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TAP Fathers First

“My life started to turn around when I went to Fathers First.”

Walter is a Fathers First alumnus, and he says that coming to TAP changed his life. As Walter puts it, “My life before I became a dad was just a…

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TAP Sabrina's Place

Roanoke’s Voice: Finding Their Voice

Finding Their Voice The real meaning behind Roanoke’s Voice While we’re having a great time preparing for the second annual Roanoke’s Voice, we also want to take time to reflect…

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Basketball

See You on the Court! Using pickup basketball to build trust

When the Salvation Army’s New Day Center opened its doors last July, no one imagined how important games of pickup basketball would become. The Salvation Army founded the New Day…

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Roanoke's Voice 2019

Are you ready for Roanoke’s Voice?

A night of singing, celebrities, and delicious food. No, the Grammys are over—we’re talking about singing competition and fundraiser Roanoke’s Voice. This annual event is coming up on May 30,…

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TAP SwiftStart free child care

Free child care while you train for a new career

SwiftStart, one of our adult education programs, works with parents to build brighter futures by offering things like free child care and: Paid training in one of three career tracks…

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