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ACOP: Hands-on Session

Cara Gillette trains, consults, and provides technical assistance nationwide in fair housing, public housing management, hearings, economic self-sufficiency, and governing boards. Prior to joining NMA, she administered public housing and Section 8 waiting lists, served as hearing officer, managed public housing, and oversaw resident economic development programs at the San Diego Housing Commission.

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Trainers And Consultants

Admin Plan: Hands-on Session

With over 25 years of experience in welfare and public housing, Annie Stevenson shares her expertise in many ways at NMA, serving as a trainer to thousands of housing authority staff every year; as a technical researcher who analyzes and deciphers new HUD regulations; and as a technical writer, contributing to NMA…

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Trainers And Consultants

Jessica Simpson's Legs: Stomping on Women's Rights

Jessica Simpson said her fiancé took this picture of her while she was hiding from the paparazzi. She obviously wanted to be photographed, but only if she was going to receive the notoriety and financial gain from the photo. 452 more words

Call to Action: Senator Boxer Holds Senate Hearing on CEDAW and VAW

U.S. CALL to ACTION: Senator Boxer is holding a Senate hearing on Tuesday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Please see the attached document ( 179 more words


Washington Post Op Ed on VAWA and TLOA


Even with the laws now passed, legal loopholes remain and the wait for justice for Native women continues, in part because VAWA, the newer of the two laws, won’t take effect until next year on most reservations, including the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

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Author: Kate E. Fort

“N.J. Judges Told to Ignore Rights in Abuse TROs”: A Retrospective Look at Vicious Restraining Order Policies 20 Years Later

Among the challenges of exposing crookedness in the adjudication of restraining orders is credibility. Power rules, and the people who’ve been abused typically have none. Their plaints are discounted or dismissed. 2,625 more words

Restraining Order Abuse