Battered Not Broken, Inc. a Domestic Abuse 501 (c) (3) Organization providing education, support, empowerment, and resources for victims of domestic abuse.

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Since Marica found her voice, shes continues to use it to empower and educate others on domestic violence and overcoming any other painful experience. 
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"Where to begin with the positives,I think our young boy's seemed so extremely attentive to this session more than any other we've had thus far. This is such a powerful story,lesson,example and rebirth of a woman that it still touches me to my core. I would recommend this to anyone listening it is a must see."

Mondo Logan, The Extraordinary Gentlemen, Inc. 

"The message you deliver in your public speaking absolutely provides opportunities for empowerment and improved mental health.   What you unquestionably provide to others is HOPE.   The HOPE that you provide is hope for survival.   Your message allows women and loved ones to know that it is possible to survive and thrive after an abusive relationship."

Roxanne Swogger, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction’s 

"Marica is a strong advocate against and survivor of domestic violence; and shares such a personal and painful journey in hopes to help more women survive.  Her powerful delivery and intense commitment to the anti-violence movement is commendable.  I am confident she is saving more lives than she will ever know." 

Ronnie Burkes, Warden- Ohio Reformatory for Women 

"While vividly describing her personal story of victimization and survival, she captivated the audience with detailed narration and
thorough optics. In addition, she managed to situate her story within the cycle of abuse, providing a framework for attendees to understand the numerous challenges associated with leaving abusive
relationships."

-Chenelle Jones Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Ohio Dominican University 

"Our group had an overwhelming amount of positive feedback about your presentation. You were a wonderful presenter and renewed our energy for our jobs. Your message has motivated us to continue our work to keep victims safe and offenders accountable. Thank you!"

Darci Knight, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Stark County 

"I love how you give courage to those who are still trying to find theirs." 

Michelle Wells, Founder & CEO of  Love me Like a Princess 

"Thank you for opening up your life, heart and love to share your stories. You are an inspirational imprint of peace" 

-Marilyn Monore, Facebook  User