New Mexico Has the Seventh-Worst Rate of Gun Violence in the Country, According to a New State-by-State Analysis
April 3, 2013 New state-based campaign launches supporting federal action; petitions to be delivered to DC offices of US Senators Udall & Heinrich Monday Contact: Pat Davis (505) 750-0012, Pat@ProgressNowNM.org Read the full report here. New Mexico has the seventh-worst rate of gun violence in the country, according to a new state-by-state analysis of gun violence released [...]
From the office of NM Senator Martin Heinrich: Heinrich Praises Passage of the Violence Against Women Act Long-overdue victory for women and children across New Mexico WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 28, 2013) – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) released the following statement after the Senate-passed reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act cleared the House of [...]
The Search Committee of the Board of Directors as Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families is accepting candidates for the vital position of Executive Director. See Job Post with requirements and application procedure.
The Search Committee of the Board of Directors as Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families is accepting candidates for the vital position of Executive Director. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Program Administration to ensure client needs are met in an active 24/7 shelter for families involved in domestic violence Development of new programming Evaluation of ongoing needs assessment and [...]
For Immediate Release Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Contact: Whitney Potter, (202) 228-1578 Heinrich Calls For Swift Passage of the Violence Against Women Act 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 [...]
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 [...]
Director of Policy, Daniel Manzano, speaking at the quarterly Santa Fe Coordinated Community Response Council meeting on January 16, 2013. You can contact Daniel at email@example.com.
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 [...]
Many thanks to David Levin for presenting this overview and discussion of the New Mexico Supreme Court’s proposed rules on court-connected mediation programs. The comment period is open for another week, and this presentation may give programs enough understanding to send comments. Download the Rules, with highlighted sections from today’s discussion Instructions for submitting comments [...]
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. To commemorate the strides community leaders and businesses make to stamp out domestic violence in their communities, the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence is proud to announce the winners of the 2nd Annual Community Hero Awards. These “Community Heroes” have exemplified tremendous community support for their local domestic [...]