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 […]
The Department of Justice recently released a report from the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence. The report called “Defending Childhood” exposes a startling look at children’s exposure to violence across the country. “Exposure to violence is a national crisis that affects approximately two out of every three of our children. Of […]
Valencia Shelter Services Executive Director Alexandria Taylor – “We Don’t Need to See It to Believe It”
Member program executive director and NMCADV board member shares her thoughts on our responsibility take action against violence.
Last week in Ann Arbor, MI experts from around the country met to explore the future of Batterer Intervention Programs. NMCADV executive director Pam Wiseman was proud to attend and be part of this project. The Conceptual Clarity Project will be ongoing and continue to develop advancements and innovations to batterer programs. There has been some skepticism […]
Building on over 20 years of work, the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) has put into practice a framework that integrates a trauma-informed approach with a DV victim advocacy lens. This new 3-part Special Collection, developed by NCDVTMH in collaboration with the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), reflects this integrated perspective and […]
Pam Wiseman August 27, 2011 So everybody talks about collaborating these days-funders do it the most and that’s understandable because there is so much need and so few resources. But what does it mean and why is it so hard? Is it really worth the effort? Collaborating can be a scary prospect. At least, it […]