Honoring Bonnie Aona

Bonnie Aona passed away on February 28, 2017 at 68. In her will she left a incredibly generous bequest to SPAN of more than $272,000. Ms. Aona was born in California and did graduate studies at UC Davis in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She had a long and successful career in Boulder, working for…

Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?

“Why doesn’t she just leave?” Have you ever asked yourself what this question really means for a survivor of domestic violence and their children?  It is all too easy for us to ask, assume, judge.  The more difficult, complicated thing to do is to examine the reality of leaving for many survivors.  The reality is,…