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NCADV Announces 2018's 3rd Quarter Webinars

  Upcoming Webinars! We are excited to announce NCADV 2018 Quarter Three Webinars! July Webinar – Opening the Doors to Systems Change: Implementing Change in Law Enforcement's Response in a Rural Area In this 90-minute webinar you will hear from: Courtney Chasse, Best Practice Assessment Coordinator, Hope and Justice On Thursday, July 12 at 1:00 PM EST, Hope and Justice will join NCADV to address the need for law enforcement to provide an... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, May 24, 2018

NCADV Mourns with Santa Fe, Texas Community

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence mourns with Santa Fe high school and their communities in the wake of another school shooting. A mother of one of the victims has come forward and revealed that her daughter, 16-year-old Shana Fisher, was targeted by the shooter after repeatedly rejecting him. Shana Fisher , " had 4 months of problems from this boy ," her mother , Sadie Rodriguez , wrote in a private message to the ... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, May 21, 2018

What Supervisors and Leadership Need to Know About Vicarious Trauma and Supporting Your Staff

Promoting health and wellness is an important part of daily life for everyone. It’s something we often hear advocates encouraging victims and survivors of domestic violence to do as they recover from the trauma they experienced. We hear less about how advocates, in doing the work with trauma survivors, open themselves up to an occupational hazard known as vicarious trauma. Supervisors and leadership at domestic violence organizations can lessen the impacts of vicarious trauma for their... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Friday, May 18, 2018

NCADV Appalled by Abuse Allegations Against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is appalled to learn of the allegations of intimate partner violence, including physical assault and strangulation, against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman by four women.  Mr. Schneiderman’s characterization of himself as one of the leading supportive male voices in the #MeToo movement, when he himself is an abuser of women, is rank hypocrisy.  He engaged in the same behaviors he decried in others. Despite... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Tuesday, May 8, 2018

NCADV Announces Jennie Willoughby to Keynote 2018 Voices Rising National Domestic Violence Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DENVER, CO / WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) announced today that Jennie Willoughby will be a keynote speaker of Voices Rising , NCADV’s 17th biennial national domestic violence conference this September. Ms. Willoughby is a domestic violence survivor and has been outspoken about her abuser, Rob Porter, who until February was employed at the White House and protected by high-ranking officials who knew about... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Quick Guide: Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse

April is recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month , an opportunity to educate people and raise awareness about sexual assault. Sexual violence refers to crimes like sexual assault, rape, and sexual abuse. In the United States, 1 in 5 women will be raped in her lifetime , and nearly 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men will experience sexual violence victimization other than rape. With the recent #MeToo movement, sexual violence has never been such a large part of our... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, April 4, 2018

NCADV Announces 2018's 2nd Quarter Webinars

        We are excited to announce NCADV 2018 Quarter Two Webinars! April Webinar – Creating Sustained Culture Change: Making the #MeToo Movement Last In this 90-minute webinar you will hear from: Guest Moderator – Melissa Jeltsen, Senior Reporter, HuffPost Ruth Glenn, President & CEO, NCADV Julie Patrick, National Partners Liaison, Raliance Aaron Polkey, Staff Attorney, Outreach & Engagement, Workplaces... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, March 26, 2018

NCADV Applauds Congress for Including Fix NICS in Omnibus Bill

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence applauds Congress for including the Fix NICS Act of 2017 in the fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending package! NCADV is proud to have been involved with bill from the beginning, leading the negotiations with other stakeholders such as law enforcement and prosecutors, and engaging with Congressional leadership offices to advocate for the inclusion of Fix NICS in the omnibus. This lifesaving bipartisan legislation will ensure that domestic violence... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, March 22, 2018

An Advocate’s #BFF: How the NCADV Conference Can Be an Advocate’s Best Friend

A day in the life of an advocate ...  Leticia is an full-time advocate who works at her county’s domestic violence shelter. On her calendar for the day are back-to-back appointments with survivors staying in shelter. In the first appointment, while doing an intake with Maria, a Latina survivor, the client discloses to Leticia that she is undocumented and is struggling to open a bank account or rent an apartment without a social security number, both of which are... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Tell Jeff Sessions: Domestic Violence Victims Need Asylum

Asylum for Domestic Violence Survivors Suddenly Under Threat  Attorney General Sessions is poised to reverse long-settled policy that allows survivors of domestic violence to seek asylum protection. We need to tell him that we stand with survivors. Sign Petition Now Aracely’s story began in Honduras, where she lived with her family in a small community. At age 15, a man in her village known for his violent temper kidnapped her. His abuse continued for years, until one day... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Friday, March 16, 2018

NCADV Pens Letter Urging Senate to Vote on Fix NICS Act Before Recess

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) has taken the lead on a sign on letter to Senate leadership asking them to vote on the Fix NICS Act of 2017 (“Fix NICS”), sponsored by Senators Cornyn (R-TX) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) before their upcoming recess begins on March 26th to protect victims and survivors of domestic violence from abusers with firearms. The letter is co-signed by a number of other organizations, including those representing victim advocates, law... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, March 15, 2018

Domestic Violence and People with Disabilities: What to Know, Why It Matters, and How to Help

March is recognized as National Disability Awareness Month, and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence is taking an opportunity to raise awareness about people with disabilities who also experience domestic violence.  Six Facts About People with Disabilities and Domestic Violence Did you know ... People with disabilities have a higher lifetime prevalence of experiencing abuse than people without disabilities.  People with disabilities experience violent... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Tuesday, March 13, 2018

What International Women's Day Means to NCADV

March 8th marks International Women's Day , a day set aside for collective action towards gender parity. We're honoring this important date here at the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence by sharing with you what this day means to us, as staff and board members of NCADV. Ruth M. Glenn, President/CEO "When I reflect on the history of women in the world, most especially our nation, I realize every March how far we have to go. We are still working to have the same... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, March 8, 2018

Understanding NCADV Membership: 4 Key Benefits and Deciding What Level Works for You

Understanding NCADV Membership: 4 Key Benefits and Deciding What Level Works for You In this blog post, you’ll learn more about the 4 key benefits of becoming a member of NCADV and how to decide which level matches your goals.  Membership with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is about community, connection, and being part of a collective effort to change society’s tolerance of domestic violence. Through NCADV, members can learn more about... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, February 26, 2018

Tell Your Senators to Oppose CCR and Support Fix NICS

The Senate will soon consider two bills that will have a huge impact on survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.   S.446 would make it terrifyingly easy for abusers to legally carry concealed firearms into other states when stalking their victims. S.446, the ‘Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017’ would undercut existing state and local protections for victims of domestic and dating violence -- and replace those protections with... Read More
at Wednesday, February 21, 2018

NCADV Denounces President Trump's FY'19 Budget Request

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) denounces President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2019 and urges Congress to reject any funding priorities that harm victims and survivors of domestic and dating violence. The Trump Administration claims the budget invests in the prevention of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; however, in actuality, it does just the opposite.This budget cuts many of the critical programs and services upon... Read More
at Tuesday, February 20, 2018

NCADV Mourns with Parkland, Calls for Action

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) mourns the loss of the seventeen young people and staff shot to death this week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. We know all too well the pain families and communities feel in the aftermath of such tragedies, and we grieve with them. And again, in the aftermath of yet another horrific mass shooting, we face the complicity of legislators who refuse to support measures to keep firearms out of the hands of... Read More
at Friday, February 16, 2018

Teen Dating Violence Awareness: Three Warning Signs Your Student is Experiencing Abuse and Three Things You Can Do to Help

One in three teens experience physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse by a dating partner each year. As an educator, you are in frequent contact with students who are experiencing abuse for themselves or who know someone who is. Often this issue is met with silence in schools because  teachers and educators are overwhelmed with a myriad of day-to-day demands and expectations. Additionally, they may also be unequipped to recognize the warning signs of abuse and provide support and... Read More
at Wednesday, February 14, 2018

NCADV Disturbed by White House Acceptance of Rob Porter's History of Violence, Response from WH Officials

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is disturbed by this week’s revelations that former White House staff secretary Rob Porter’s history of violence against his ex-wives was known to Chief of Staff John Kelly. Instead of taking immediate action to fire Porter, John Kelly waited until the news was made public and allegedly tried to talk Porter out of resigning, then issued statements defending him.   Despite a subsequent statement in which Kelly... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Friday, February 9, 2018

CEO of Meathead Movers and Co-Founder of Move to End DV Joins the Board of NCADV

After successfully launching the Move To End DV nonprofit in 2016 as a result of viral exposure and support from the public, Meathead Movers CEO Aaron Steed announces his spot on the board of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). Upon joining the board, Steed gifted the Move To End DV foundation and platform to NCADV to continue to spearhead the initiative and grow the available resources for those in need. “NCADV was a founding partner of our organization and... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, February 5, 2018

Upcoming Webinars: Human Trafficking, Black Women and Domestic Violence, Global Effort to End Violence Against Women

We are excited to announce NCADV 2018 Quarter One Webinars! January Webinar – What Domestic Violence Advocates Need to Know About Human Trafficking In this 90-minute webinar you will hear from: Vanessa Chauhan, National Human Trafficking Hotline and Polaris Mick McKeown, The Blue Campaign: Office of Homeland Security Kara Napolitano, Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking Sara Nadelman, Colorado Office of Children, Youth & Families: Div. of Child Welfare ... Read More
at Monday, January 22, 2018

I Don't Know About You ... But Lately I'm Feeling Violated

Lately I am feeling violated with the online headlines that announce that the latest celebrity or politician has sexually abused someone.  When I can't sleep, memories of sexual abuse and torture I suffered as a young wife more than 30 years ago creep into my consciousness alive and well, playing themselves out as if it was yesterday.  I learned that the name for this is “Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD)* which happens as the result of enduring complex trauma... Read More
at Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Power of Speaking Up

I had always heard that abuse is life changing. Whether you are in it for 1 year or 20 years, it can change your perspective dramatically. For an outsider, it may be difficult to understand how one part of your life could change the way you see the entire world. I was with my abuser for slightly less than one year, but yes, this one year changed everything. And what other people do not always realize is that things are not just magically resolved as soon as the relationship ends. Dealing... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, December 14, 2017

Let Congress Know You Oppose the TCJA!

Action Alert : Contact Your Members of Congress TODAY! Congress Talks About Tax Cuts. What They Really Mean are Cuts to Crucial Programs for Victims and Survivors!    WHAT'S HAPPENING IN CONGRESS RIGHT NOW Congress will soon consider the so-called 'Tax Cuts and Jobs Act' (TCJA) bill to 'simplify' the tax code. Sounds good, right? What they are not telling you is that, according to both the Tax Policy Center and the Center for Budget... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, December 13, 2017

NCADV Disappointed by HR 38 Vote

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is deeply disappointed by yesterday's vote in the House of Representatives to make it easier for domestic abusers to stalk their victims across state lines.  H.R.38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 (CCR), undermines states' ability to regulate who can carry loaded, concealed weapons within their borders.  This legislation forces states to recognize all out-of-state concealed carry permits, including from... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, December 7, 2017

Protect survivors from gun violence: Stop H.R. 38

ACTION ALERT: Contact Your House Representative Members TODAY and Urge Them to Oppose H.R. 38 The U.S. House of Representatives wants to give domestic violence offenders the right to stalk and kill their intimate partners across state lines. Protect survivors from gun violence: Stop H.R. 38! WHAT'S HAPPENING IN CONGRESS RIGHT NOW Next week, the House is planning to vote on a bill that would make it terrifyingly easy for abusers to legally carry concealed firearms into other... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Friday, December 1, 2017

Tell Congress to Oppose HR 38 and Support HR 4434

What's Happening in Congress Right Now On WEDNESDAY, November 29th, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up two bills that will have a huge impact on survivors of domestic violence and stalking. The first bill, H.R. 38, would make it terrifyingly easy for abusers to legally carry concealed firearms into other states when stalking their victims.  H.R. 38, Representative Hudson's (R-NC-08) 'Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017' would undercut existing state and... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, November 27, 2017

Advocating for Healthy Relationships

Advocating for Healthy Relationships National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Discovery Education Unite to Drive Student Awareness Around Domestic Abuse The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced today their collaboration to launch  Take A Stand FOR Healthy Relationships  - an initiative funded by a contribution from the... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, November 20, 2017

Tell Congress to Pass the Bipartisan Fix NICS Act

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN CONGRESS RIGHT NOW The mass shooting in Sutherland Springs was a preventable tragedy. The shooter was legally prohibited from possessing a firearm, but he still passed a background check due to poor record keeping!   After years of inaction, it’s time for Congress to pass meaningful legislation to keep guns out of the hands of abusers. The gun rights activists  have said time and time again that we need to fix the National Instant Criminal... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Friday, November 17, 2017

NCADV Applauds Introduction of Fix NICS Act

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence applauds the introduction of the Fix NICS Act, led by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), a bipartisan, bicameral bill to fix the broken background check system. Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have come together in a demonstration of good governance and solidarity. The gun violence prevention movement and the gun lobby agree on one thing: we need to improve the submission of records into the National... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, November 16, 2017

NCADV Grieves with Sutherland Springs and Demands Action

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) grieves with the families in Sutherland Springs who lost loved ones to hateful violence and with a community that will spend years healing. We also extend our best wishes for a full and speedy recovery for those wounded in the attack.   This morning,  NCADV Executive Director Ruth Glenn had this to say:     “Prohibiting all abusers, including dating abusers and stalkers, from possessing guns and requiring... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, November 6, 2017

NCADV and the Brady Campaign Testify on the Critical Intersection of Domestic Violence and Firearms During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Today marks the end of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence have focused on educating policy makers and the public about the deadly mix of domestic violence and firearms, and policy solutions that can be enacted to address this issue and save lives.  These efforts culminated last week at a Congressional fied hearing where leaders of both organizations testified about the scope of... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Tuesday, October 31, 2017

NCADV Releases Two Commemorative Posters

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is officially releasing its 2016 "Remember My Name" poster as well as an "Anniversary" poster celebrating the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). The release of the posters in October coincides with DVAM. Both posters were designed by Denver graphic designer Alyssa Auerbach and can be purchased from the NCADV website . The 2016 Remember My Name poster includes the names, ages, and... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, October 26, 2017

Oppose H.R. 38

As our hearts go out to the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas and to their families and friends, we also grieve, on this Domestic Violence Awareness Month, for the approximately 470 women who have been killed this year by abusers with guns.  As we grieve, the House may vote on a bill that would make it terrifyingly easy for abusers to legally carry concealed firearms into other states when stalking their victims (this bill may also be added as an amendment to the SHARE Act... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, October 5, 2017

Coming Together to Disarm Domestic Violence

Guns and domestic violence are a lethal combination. More than half of all women murdered in the United States are killed by an intimate partner with a gun , and the chance of being murdered by an abusive partner increases five - fold when there is a gun in the home . Abusers also use guns as a tool to terrorize and control victims in various ways. According to the latest research, policies that prohibit abusers from purchasing or possessing guns... Read More
at Wednesday, October 4, 2017

NCADV Hosts Take A Stand Events

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is hosting two days of events on September 13th and 14th, 2017 in Washington, DC to promote their legislative priorities of protecting the safety and well-being of domestic violence victims and survivors.  These events include a Congressional briefing on the intersection of domestic violence and firearms, an evening reception to honor the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), and annual day of lobbying... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, September 13, 2017

NTF Denounces Shameful Rollback of Title IX by the Education Department

Yesterday, the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (NTF) stood with survivors of sexual assault and dating violence outside the Antonin Scalia Law School as the U.S. Department of Education announced its shameful intention to roll back protections for survivors under Title IX of Education Amendments Act of 1972. The exclusion of survivors from the event, as well as the choice of venue, lead to the regrettable conclusion that the vital role the... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Friday, September 8, 2017

NTF Condemns the White Supremacist Violence in Charlottesville

Washington, D.C. — The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (NTF) denounces the acts of hatred, violence, terrorism and bigotry carried out by white supremacy and neo-Nazi organizations and sympathizers who assembled in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend. The NTF is comprised of national, state, tribal, territorial and local leadership organizations and advocates working to end domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The actions of... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, August 17, 2017

We’ll Be There: Announcing The Details for NCADV’s #TakeAStand17

NCADV is excited to announce the details of our 2017 Take A Stand events, which will take place September 13th-14th in Washington, DC. Two days of activities include a Congressional briefing, reception to honor the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and conclude with a full day of lobbying and legislative activism. Read on for more details of each event, and to join us,  register here . Congressional Briefing Who? Congressional members and/or staffers,... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, July 13, 2017

Gabby Giffords, Domestic Violence Prevention Leaders Applaud Reintroduction Of Bipartisan Proposal To Protect Women From Abusers & Stalkers With Guns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2017 Contact: Sean Simons, sean@responsiblesolutions.org , 215.778.1411 STATEMENT: Gabby Giffords, Domestic Violence Prevention Leaders Applaud Reintroduction Of Bipartisan Proposal To Protect Women From Abusers & Stalkers With Guns WASHINGTON, DC - Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the Co-Founder of the gun violence prevention organization Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), and members of the Women's Coalition for... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, July 12, 2017

TAKE ACTION: Protect access to healthcare for victims and survivors

Contact your Senators, and urge them to vote NO on the Better Care Reconciliation Act bill (BCRA) that will destroy Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act! The Senate will soon be deciding whether or not to take away healthcare from approximately 22 million people , mostly Medicaid recipients, and make the insurance other people have cover less or more expensive. This is particularly harmful to victims of violence and abuse .   The proposed legislation would let insurers... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, June 29, 2017

NCADV Statement About President Trump's Dangerous Budget

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence has serious concerns about President Trump's dangerous fiscal year 2018 budget. This budget inappropriately reallocates VOCA funds and decimates many programs on which victims and survivors rely. We call on federal Appropriators to reject this budget and to prioritize the needs of victims, survivors, and average Americans over cutting taxes for the wealthy and significantly increasing a military budget. "This administration has once again... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The AHCA, and What Domestic Violence Survivors Need to Know About It

Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault need a range of physical and mental health services, including preventative care, to heal and thrive. Today, affordable and comprehensive care is guaranteed, including for survivors, through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). What Survivors Need to Know About Health Care Right Now The Affordable Care Act is still current law. Survivors should be encouraged to sign up for health care. Survivors can get a special enrollment period to enroll... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Domestic and Sexual Violence Groups, Including NCADV, Warn that House-Passed Health Reform Bill Would Harm Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence, Urge Senate to Reject the AHCA

Washington, D.C. – As national organizations working to end domestic and sexual violence in the United States, we are very disappointed that the House of Representatives passed a bill that puts the lives, safety and health of victims at risk. Members of Congress who voted for this bill voted against some of our nation’s most vulnerable women and children. The American Health Care Act (AHCA) would prevent many domestic and sexual violence victims from getting the medical and behavioral health... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Quick Guide: Economic and Financial Abuse

April is recognized as Financial Literacy Month in the U.S., and it's a topic we here at NCADV believe is an important one for domestic violence victims and survivors. Up to 99% of domestic violence victims experience economic abuse during an abusive relationship, and finances are often cited as the biggest barrier to leaving an abusive relationship. What Is Economic Abuse? Economic abuse involves maintaining control over financial resources, withholding access to money, or attempting to... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, April 12, 2017

A (Not So Brief) History of NCADV: A Timeline

Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. As we prepare our celebrations for this historic event, we wanted to share with you some of our history. Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, March 30, 2017

Show your Support for Programs and Services Vital to the Safety and Well-Being of Victim and Survivors

Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI-04) is circulating her annual Dear Colleague letter requesting funding for Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Family Violence Prevention & Services Act (FVPSA), which funds programs and services vital to the safety and well-being of victims and survivors of intimate partner violence and other forms of gender-based violence. Ask Your Representatives to Sign the VAWA/FVPSA Dear Colleague Letter! Contact your Representative now and ask him/her... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, March 27, 2017

NCADV Welcomes Three New Members to Board of Directors

Later this month, three new faces will be present at NCADV's March Board of Directors meeting. We are thrilled to announce Kristi Hall-Jiran of the Community Violence Intervention Center, Lynne Medley Long of Iris Domestic Violence Center, and Lt. Mark Wynn of Wynn Consulting are joining NCADV's board. New Board Member: Kristi Hall-Jiran Kristi Hall-Joran, Executive Director of the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) in Grand Forks, is a leader who has actively engaged... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, February 27, 2017

NCADV Announces New Project to Address Teen Dating Violence

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is developing a new project that addresses teen dating violence. In partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content for K-12 classrooms, and with funding from Verizon, NCADV is creating resources that will engage youth ages 12-18 on the subjects of healthy relationships and teen dating violence and support school educators in their delivery of the content. Available at no cost, these resources will... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Friday, February 24, 2017

NCADV Concerned About ICE Arresting Domestic Violence Victim

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is very concerned about the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) arrest of a victim of domestic violence in El Paso, Texas last week. In what should have been a place of refuge from abuse, the victim was the subject of yet another assault, this time on her freedom.As Ms. Gonzalez was seeking a protection order, she was detained in the courthouse by ICE agents in preparation for deportation. Her abuser assaulted her yet again,... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, February 16, 2017
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