Help of Door County Honors Milly Gonzales

The 2018 recipient of Help of Door County’s “Anne Kok Social Justice Award” is Milly Gonzales, Help’s Domestic Violence Coordinator. Steve Vickman, Executive Director of the Sturgeon Bay organization, says the award is well-deserved…

Vickman says Milly has begun several support groups for survivors of domestic violence, including “Operation Fresh Start” for women who find themselves behind bars…

Milly Gonzales is also the Northeast Wiscosnin Regional Director for the Wisconsin Women’s March and was chosen this year as one of 12 Wisconsin women to participate in End Abuse Wisconsin’s “We Lead Academy.” Past recipients of the Anne Kok Social Justice Award include Richard Egan, Karrie Anthony, Jane Stevenson, Shirley Senarighi, and Sandy Brown. Anne Kok was Executive Director of Help of Door County from 1985 to 1989 and was a member of its board of directors until her death in a traffic accident in 2008.

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