Empire Beauty School is featured throughout the news for its Cut it Out Program. Schools throughout the country, and in Greensboro, are recognized for their program to help domestic violence. Empire has added the Cut it Out program to its curriculum to help students recognize signs of domestic violence and help victims seek assistance.
Empire Chairman and CEO, Franklin K. Schoeneman, and with Fox New contributor, Judge Jeanine Pirro appear in a public service announcement for the national domestic violence hotline as part of the Empire Gives Back initiative. Empire supports over one hundred anti-domestic violence programs through school fundraisers, free and discounted services, and educational endowments. Empire also supports the domestic violence and women’s shelter Clara House, in Greensboro, North Carolina.
The Clara House shelter has helped over four hundred women and children throughout the Greensboro area. They work to provide emergency housing for victims of spousal abuse and are part of the Victim Services Division of the Family Service Agency.