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NCADV Celebrates Survivors and Advocates, Announces Upcoming Conferences at Virtual 2020 National Domestic Violence Conference

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) announced last month the next two years of dates for its national conference on domestic violence. The 2021 conference will be hosted in Washington, D.C. between September 19th and 22nd, and the 2022 conference will be held in St. Louis, Missouri between August 28th and 31st.

The announcement occurred during the 2020 national domestic violence conference, Recognizing (Y)Our Power, where 417 advocates, survivors and others virtually attended 51 educational sessions and attendee experiences ranging from a live painting party, speed networking, and a livestream of puppies playing.

“It is always so affirming and inspirational to have so many like minded people together, to learn, inform, and energize and this year was no exception! Advocates, survivors and allies gathered and shared. It was phenomenal!” said Ruth M. Glenn, President/CEO of NCADV. “We at NCADV will continue to provide this platform and access for those who continue to work toward a nation free of domestic violence.”

Highlights from the Recognizing (Y)Our Power conference included …

  • Keynote address from the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate, Natasha Tretheway
  • Recognizing (Y)Our Power Awards Ceremony, with awards presented to four winners and two honorable mentions
  • Remarks via video from 18 sitting Members of Congress

Recognizing (Y)Our Power marked the 19th national domestic violence conference NCADV has hosted over the past 40 years and is known for its cutting-edge content and survivor-centric focus.The 2020 conference focused on how advocates do the work in the domestic violence field, especially during the time of COVID-19 and while the nation undergoes a racial reckoning.

For more information about Recognizing (Y)Our Power and NCADV, visit: www.ncadv.org. For more information about NCADV’s national domestic violence conference, visit www.ncadv.org/conference.

 

About The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is the voice of victims and survivors and works as the catalyst for changing society to have zero tolerance for domestic violence. NCADV does this by affecting public policy, increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive change.

Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at 12:38 PM
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