Pamela Wiseman’s Address to the Health and Human Services Committee

Posted on 06. Nov, 2015 by in Events, Podcasts, Policy Events

This recording is a recreation of comments by Pam Wiseman, Executive Director of NMCADV, to the Health and Human Services Committee of the New Mexico State Legislature in Farmington, NM on August 14, 2012. Pam captures the extensive effects of domestic violence in New Mexico, outlines the work of the Coalition, and challenges that we are […]

The Pet and Women Safety Act of 2015

Posted on 20. Oct, 2015 by in Legislative Updates, News

Important federal legislation has been introduced that positively affects the safety of domestic violence victims and their pets. This legislation is gaining ground in both the House of Representatives and the Senate! Please see the information below on what federal actions have been taken on the legislation thus far, and a simple summary of the […]

Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Posted on 12. Oct, 2015 by in News

NMCADV Policy Coordinator Lisa Weisenfeld appears on PBS’ NM in Focus to address violence in the workplace. From NM in Focus website: October 9, 2015 – This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Stan Wilson sits down with two local experts to talk about workplace safety. Lisa Weisenfeld is the policy coordinator for the NM Coalition Against […]

CARE commits to protecting all family members during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted on 08. Oct, 2015 by in Events, News, Projects

Oct. 7, 2015 CARE commits to protecting all family members during Domestic Violence Awareness Month APNM’s CARE program, which provides emergency housing for the animals of domestic violence victims, seeks statewide foster homes for 30, 60 or 90-day stays. Albuquerque, N.M – Most couples argue, but “Mary’s” husband’s rage was insidious and dark. His reaction to her […]

NMCADV Exec. Director Pam Wiseman honored with Milagro Award

Posted on 01. Oct, 2015 by in Events, News

NEW MEXICO COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HONORED WITH MILAGRO AWARD FOR ANIMAL CARE PROJECT New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NMCADV) Executive Director Pamela Wiseman will be honored with a Milagro Award on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. The Milagro Awards are presented every four years by Animal Protection of New Mexico (APNM) to raise awareness […]

NMCADV presents the 5th Annual Community Hero Awards

Posted on 01. Oct, 2015 by in Events, News

September 24, 2015 COMMUNITY MEMBERS HONORED WITH HERO AWARDS FOR SUPPORT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WORK TAOS, NM – To kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month which begins in October, the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NMCADV) will hold its annual Community Hero Awards ceremony and reception on September 24, 2015 at 5 p.m. in […]

The Case for an Interim Executive Director – By Pam Wiseman, NMCADV Executive Director

Posted on 16. Sep, 2015 by in Articles

The Case for an Interim Executive Director By Pam Wiseman Executive Director, NMCADV September 4th, 2015 Interim executive directors are people who serve for a short time after an ED leaves and before a new ED is secured. Often viewed as placeholders, they keep the lights on and the bills paid until a permanent, long-term […]

Excellent insight into dysfunctional communication and lateral violence

Posted on 11. Mar, 2015 by in News, Training

We all know workplace environments can be extremely stressful-especially in domestic violence service programs! This can often lead to dysfunctional communication, which can present itself as lateral violence. Lateral violence is violence, often in the form of bullying, that is used against ones peers or colleagues. This form of aggression is often seen in marginalized or minority groups […]

Important Legislation on Strangulation

Posted on 16. Feb, 2015 by in Articles, Legislative Updates, News

Malinda Williams, Executive Director of Community Against Violence in Taos, explains the importance of adding definitions of strangulation and suffocation to existing NM statutes this legislative session. From The Taos News: New Mexico is one of only six remaining states that do not have specific laws against strangulation. For the fourth consecutive year, women and men […]

Senate bill seeks additional funding for Companion Animal Rescue Effort (CARE)

Posted on 03. Feb, 2015 by in Legislative Updates, News

In an article by Staci Matlock, The Santa Fe New Mexican profiles Senate Bill 178 which asks for $300,000 in additional funding for the Companion Animal Rescue Effort (CARE), the collaborative project between NMCADV and Animal Protection of New Mexico.  Article Link: