VAWA comes up for a Senate vote this week!

Posted on 04. Feb, 2013 by in Legislative Updates, Policy Events

From the National Network to End Domestic Violence: The Senate’s bipartisan bill to reauthorize VAWA, S. 47, will come up for a vote this week.  The bill will be considered on today, Monday, February 4 and up for a vote on Thursday, February 7. S. 47 now has 60 co-sponsors – due in large part to all […]

Senator Heinrich Calls for Swift Passage of VAWA

Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by in Legislative Updates, Policy Events

From the Senator’s Office: WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 30, 2013) – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is pressing for swift passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a bill he has cosponsored that would prevent violence against women by bolstering law enforcement efforts and providing necessary resources for victims of domestic violence. Domestic violence, sexual assault, dating […]

Language Access Webinar with Isela Arras

Posted on 25. Jan, 2013 by in Webinars

Isela Arras, Director of Training at the Kentucky DV Association,  provides training on cultural competency and language accessibility, and helps advocates have a better understanding of  how to support survivors with limited English proficiency (LEP). Watch Webinar     View/Download Webinar Slides   Downloads: Language Access and LEP Resources Language Access Resources – Part 2   […]

Breaking News: VAWA Reintroduced!

Posted on 23. Jan, 2013 by in Legislative Updates, News, Policy Events

From the National Network to End Domestic Violence on 1/23/13: Yesterday, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Michael Crapo (R-ID) introduced S. 47, a strong, bipartisan bill that would reauthorize the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)! This bill closely mirrors the bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Leahy and Crapo last Congress and would improve […]

January VAWA Update

Posted on 07. Jan, 2013 by in News, Policy Events

From Daniel Manzano, NMCADV Policy Director: I know there is a lot of different information out there in regards to the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), so I wanted to give you a quick update on what’s happening. It has been over two years since VAWA expired.  Just because it has expired, does not […]

LEP Planning Webinar

Posted on 27. Nov, 2012 by in Webinars

Virginia Perez-Ortega of Enlace Communitario goes over the legal requirements for language access for LEP persons, as well as guidelines to set up a language access plan for your victim service program.  She also provides links to many useful websites which we have provided on our LEP Services web page. Watch Webinar Download Slides

Clinical Director/Client Advocate for Voices of Hope (Lincoln, NE)

Posted on 08. Nov, 2012 by in Jobs

Voices of Hope is a non-profit agency that serves victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and incest through delivery of 24-hour services that include the telephone crisis line, walk-in, hospital, and legal advocacy as well as short-term counseling and drop-in support groups. Education and training about these victimization issues are offered to the community. Voices of Hope is […]

Grant Administrator at CVRC

Posted on 01. Nov, 2012 by in Jobs

NM Crime Victims Reparation Commission is looking for a new grant administrator for STOP VAWA grant. Position details and application are on the state personnel website: HERE Application deadline is November 6

Clinical Director at Crossroads for Women

Posted on 31. Oct, 2012 by in Jobs

Crossroads for Women is seeking a uniquely talented, compassionate and independently licensed individual to lead our Clinical Program. The position requires both clinical and administrative proficiency. Candidates will be considered who demonstrate a working knowledge and experience with clinical issues pertaining to addiction and mental health (co-occurring), trauma informed, strengths based and gender specific program […]

Outreach Coordinator for Ohio DV Network

Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 by in Jobs

Outreach Coordinator to Underserved Populations Job Description: It is the responsibility of every ODVN employee to uphold the mission and purpose of this agency.  The Ohio Domestic Violence Network advances the principle that all people have the right to an oppression and violence free life; fosters change in our economic, social and political systems and […]