NETWORK Meeting Coordinator/Facilitator – Albuquerque

Posted on 19. Mar, 2015 by in Jobs

Network Meeting Coordinator/FacilitatorMISSION: The Network is an inclusive, multidisciplinary collaboration of providers and organizations dedicated to strengthening services and interagency response to reduce the incidence of sexual assault and domestic violence in local and tribal communities in New Mexico. The mission of the Network will be accomplished through information and resource sharing; cross-training; identifying gaps […]

Director of Finance & Administration – Enlace Comunitario, Abq.

Posted on 12. Mar, 2015 by in Jobs

Director of Finance and AdministrationFounded in 2000, Enlace Comunitario is a social justice organization whose mission is to work to eliminate domestic violence in the Latino immigrant community and to promote healthy families through comprehensive domestic violence intervention services in Spanish, preventative community education, policy advocacy and leadership development. For more information visit: http://www.enlacenm.org/PositionThe Director of […]

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 […]

Executive Director – Battered Family Services, Gallup

Posted on 11. Mar, 2015 by in Jobs

Job Position: EXECUTIVE DIRECTORBattered Family Services is seeking a dynamic, dedicated professional to serve as the Executive Director. BFS operates a domestic violence crisis shelter and related programs in Gallup, New Mexico. The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer; appointed by and reporting to the Board of Directors: and is responsible for providing leadership and […]

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 advocating for survivors […]

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:http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/legislature/bill-seeks-to-aid-abuse-victims-with-animals/article_4c78de22-bfee-5a4e-8e95-4a581e7dfea4.html

NMCADV supporting Strangulation definitions in NM laws

Posted on 26. Jan, 2015 by in Legislative Updates, News

Our Policy Coordinator Lisa Weisenfeld interviewed this weekend with KOB Eyewitness News 4 to explain the importance of defining strangulation in NM civil and criminal codes in a bill proposed for this year’s legislative session. Strangulation victims are 7 times more likely to later on become victims of homicide. Our hope is to strengthen our […]

NMCADV will host Legislative Session Roundhouse Event

Posted on 19. Jan, 2015 by in Events

HOW DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES IN NEW MEXICO CREATE SIGNIFICANT IMPACTSANTA FE, NM – A diverse group of executive directors from domestic violence programs across the state of New Mexico will speak on their innovative approaches to providing victim services and the unique impact they each have on their communities. The event “RESULTS: Why Domestic Violence […]

“Licenses help violence victims in several ways” – Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez, Enlace Comunitario

Posted on 12. Jan, 2015 by in Legislative Updates, News, Policy Events

Member program Enlace Comunitario Executive Director Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez urges NM Governor Martinez and other state legislators to carefully consider repealing the law that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain state driver’s licenses because of how it impacts domestic violence victims. ————————————From the Albuquerque Journal:“Gov. Susana Martinez is well known for her commitment to work against domestic violence.Domestic violence statistics against women […]

Enlace Comunitario – Case Manager/Advocate

Posted on 15. Dec, 2014 by in Jobs

Case Manager/AdvocateEnlace Comunitario (EC), a social justice non-profit organization led by Latina immigrants in Albuquerque, NM seeks applications for a Case Manager/Advocate. With a staff of approximately 30, EC provides direct services to more than 1000 victims of domestic violence a year and engages former victims and community members in prevention and advocacy efforts.The Case […]