The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence applauds the House of Representatives for passing H.R.1620, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021, with strong bipartisan support. H.R.1620 is a modest bill with targeted enhancements that increase access to services and prevention for all survivors, including survivors of color whose needs have been not been addressed in previous Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) bills. H.R.1620:
Please join us in celebrating the passage of H.R.1620 in the House and in urging the Senate to pass it immediately. We will be hosting a social media event at 12:00 ET/9:00 PT on our Twitter page that will include:
A toolkit for the Twitterstorm can be found here. The hashtags are #VAWA4ALL, #VAWA21, and #HR1620.
Please reach out to Rachel Graber (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dorian Karp (email@example.com), and Monica McLaughlin (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.