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Tell Congress to Protect VAWA!

The Hill is reporting that President-elect Trump’s transition team wants to eliminate Violence Against Women Grants, Legal Services funding, and reduce funding for civil rights enforcement, including Title IX. 360 more words

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Your Members of Congress Need to Hear from You on Jeff Sessions' Confirmation as Attorney General

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama), President-elect Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, had the opportunity last week to appear in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to convince the Committee and the American people that he can be trusted to serve as the nation’s chief law enforcement officer. 886 more words

Changing Policy

In the pursuit of 21st Century living ... Vote4DEMsElection2016 #HillaryClinton

Today, in this 21st Century life, women still have to demand and or protest for the right to make their own personal health care choices.  It would be in all our best interests to remember the things Romney said about Roe V Wade, Planned Parenthood and to Minorities …including his comments about that 47% he targeted during his Presidential campaign.  444 more words

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Clery Report filed

by Crystal Olmedo

Law changes required categories for crime reporting 

The 2016 Clery Report shows an increase in stalking offenses, with seven incidents at Riverside City College in 2015, due to the implementation of new classifications of crimes regulated by the amendments made to the… 346 more words

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Save the Date: Implementing VAWA in California

Download(PDF): VAWA conference flyer YT 10 16

Implementing VAWA in California: Navigating Jurisdictional Waters
Yurok Tribal Office, Klamath, CA
November 17-18, 2016

This FREE regional training event will address topics including: 122 more words

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Claudia’s Story

I came to the US about 9 years ago to work as an intern at my home country consulate. On paper, it was the perfect setting. 2,136 more words

Another Win-Lose Situation: Reactions to SCOTUS decision in U.S. v. Bryant

By: Heather Torres | Intern | heather.torres@procopio.com

On June 13, 2016 in its decision on U.S. v. Bryant, the Supreme Court held that uncounseled tribal court convictions that are compliant with the Indian Civil Rights Act (ICRA), are predicate offenses under the Indian Country domestic assault habitual offender statute. 436 more words