Banana bread is the perfect comfort food and any level of baker can achieve a nice loaf. Most banana bread recipes out there vary slightly, from the type of fat introduced to whether it utilizes granulated sugar or a bit of brown sugar, but there are a few key universal steps that apply when making banana bread. For delicious banana bread, make sure that you use super ripe bananas. The best bananas for banana bread have a few or a lot of brown spots on the peel. If your bananas need some help ripening, put them in the oven with the peel on for a few minutes at 300 degrees.

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Episode 1

How to identify domestic violence. Knowing if you or someone you love is in an abusive relationship can be tricky. Rebecca Weininger from the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic shares telltale signs of abusive partnerships and dispels myths about what domestic violence looks like and who may experience it. 

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Episode 2

Preparing to Leave an Abusive Relationship. Knowing when and how to leave is part of a successful exit from a dangerous and abusive relationship. In this video, Rebecca Weininger talks about the important steps that make an exit easier for victims and families experiencing domestic abuse.

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Episode 3

VAWA & I-751 Waivers. Sarah Dincin from the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic shares how and where immigrants who are survivors of domestic violence, crime, or trafficking can get help.

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Episode 4

U Visa & T Visas. Sarah Dincin from the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic shares about some kinds of immigration relief available to survivors of domestic violence and other crimes.

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Episode 5

Housing and the Illinois Safe Homes Act. Learn about the rights of domestic violence victims to break a lease or change locks without penalty.

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Episode 6

Know Your Legal Rights. What is an order of protection? How do I get one? Basics of Divorce and parentage (shared parenting between unmarried partners). Where can I find free legal help?

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