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NCADV Celebrates Nomination of Rosie Hidalgo to Lead Office on Violence Against Women

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) celebrates the nomination of Rosie Hidalgo to lead the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) at the Department of Justice. Ms. Hidalgo is a longtime colleague of NCADV and was the 2018 recipient of NCADV’s Voices Rising Policy Change Award. She currently serves on the White House Gender Policy Council as the Senior Advisor on Gender-Based Violence and Special Assistant to the President. Says NCADV’s President/CEO, Ruth M. ... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, May 12, 2022

Urgent Action Alert: Tell Congress "Don't Cut $1.1 Billion from Victim Service Grants!"

The Senate recently released its appropriations bills, and the bill that funds the Department of Justice contains a MASSIVE 40% cut to the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) release. This is on top of a 25% cut the prior year. All told, if the Senate gets its way, VOCA victim service grants will have been cut 81% from FY’18 levels. The situation is dire! The reason for this huge cut is that the non-taxpayer-funded pool of money VOCA grants are pulled from (the Crime Victims Fund) is running d... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, December 3, 2020

Urgent Action Needed: Tell Congress "Don't Cut $1.1 Billion from Victim Service Grants!"

The Senate recently released its appropriations bills, and the bill that funds the Department of Justice contains a MASSIVE 40% cut to the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) release. This is on top of a 25% cut the prior year. All told, if the Senate gets its way, VOCA victim service grants will have been cut 74% over the last two years. The situation is dire! The reason for this huge cut is that the non-taxpayer-funded pool of money VOCA grants are pulled from (the Crime Victims Fund) is running d... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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