Former Teen Leader at The Retreat Becomes its New Shelter Director
The Stephanie House Residential Shelter has a new Director, Thalia Olaya, who stepped into the role in January. Although this position is new for her, Thalia is well versed with The Retreat, having first started as a member of its Teen Leadership Council in 2010.
Standing Up to Domestic Violence
What’s immediately clear in Markie Hancock’s documentary about the origins of the Retreat, East Hampton’s domestic violence shelter, is that the three domestic violence survivors she features do not need anyone to speak on their behalf. What they need is to be heard.