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Call to Action! Please send letters of support for Housing Court to State Budget Committee

Help us bring a Housing Court to Cape Cod and the Islands!  We need letters of support to go to MA Legislative Budget Conference Committee. You can help us protect women who rent. 656 more words

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Oakland Community College (OCC) was one of three finalists out of 1,400 community colleges nationwide to be honored at the American Association of Community Colleges…

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PEACe in: SIUE has a new Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence Initiative

On the heels of our previous blog entry on sexual assault for April, which is sexual assault awareness month, we have good news from a new SIUE staff member whose job is entirely focused on this and related issues.   638 more words

Show your Support for Programs and Services Vital to the Safety and Well-Being of Victim and Survivors

Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI-04) is circulating her annual Dear Colleague letter requesting funding for Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Family Violence Prevention & Services Act (FVPSA), which funds programs and services vital to the safety and well-being of victims and survivors of intimate partner violence and other forms of gender-based violence. 90 more words

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NCADV Remains Concerned About AG Sessions

This week, Congress confirmed Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) to be Attorney General (AG) of the United States. NCADV remains concerned about AG Sessions becoming the top legal advocate for victims based on his confirmation testimony, voting record, and history of comments and statements, as noted below. 636 more words

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Quick Guide: Teen Dating Violence

The domestic violence field is learning new things all the time. One area that’s increased in awareness is dating violence, especially among high school and college students. 575 more words

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