NWLA Family Justice Center director speaks to Lions Club last week

Thursday’s guest speaker at Minden Lions Club was Jeri Bowen, executive director of the Northwest Louisiana Family Justice Center. The NWLA Family Justice Center is a collaboration among public and private agencies in Caddo, Bossier/Webster, Claiborne, Desoto, Jackson, Sabine, and Red River parishes, providing support services and resources for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and exploitation.

Services include advocacy, emergency shelter, restraining orders, law enforcement assistance, and counseling.

Photo credit: Tracy Campbell.
Pictured: Amanda Swanner (assistant director), Lion Kevin McCann and Jeri Bowen. Lion McCann invited and introduced Mrs. Bowen. He also serves as a board member for the NWLA Family Justice Center.