Category: black women and domestic violence

Domestic Violence Agencies Must Interrogate Violence Against Black Women So Real Healing Can Begin

“Loving blackness is often undervalued, woefully misunderstood, and yet absolutely necessary; it is quintessential counterstory in a white supremist democracy where the devaluation of Black lives has historically been and in many ways still second nature."--- Denise Taliaferro Baszile   I formally worked at a domestic violence and sexual assault agency, requiring all new volunteers and new employees to complete a 40-hour training before working with victims/survivors of thes... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer at Monday, November 29, 2021

NCADV Releases 2020 Remember My Name

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) released its 2020 "Remember My Name" today, marking the 27th addition to the collection. The poster's release coincides with Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) in October. This year's image was designed by NCADV and can be downloaded from the NCADV website. The 2020 Remember My Name includes the names, ages, and states of 226 victims killed by domestic violence abusers last year as well as an additional 36 victi... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer at Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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 Donna M. Hughes, P... Read More
at Monday, January 22, 2018

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