Safe and Together™ Model Training

Posted on 13. Nov, 2017 by in Articles, News, Training

Over 100 leaders and frontline staff from both CYFD Protective Services and domestic violence programs came together for a one-day kick-off event to introduce the Safe and Together™ Model, a model Developed by David Mandel and the Safe and Together Institute. A national best practice and field-tested approach, the Safe and Together™ Model was designed […]

NMCADV Responds to Sutherland Springs Tragedy

Posted on 07. Nov, 2017 by in Events, News

Lots of people believe that domestic violence is a crime that affects only people in families, and while that is true, the effects of domestic violence are much further reaching than most realize. The shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas was a domestic violence incident – it appears that the shooter’s purpose was to hurt his […]

NMCADV BOD Member Submits Letter to the Editor of Carlsbad Paper

Posted on 24. Oct, 2017 by in Articles, News

A re-commitment to ending domestic violence October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and it marks the 23rd anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act or VAWA. VAWA marked a turning point for many, including law enforcement. I began my career as a police officer in 1986. At that time there was no domestic violence shelter in the […]

NMCADV response to the events in Charlottesville

Posted on 17. Aug, 2017 by in Events, News

The events in Charlottesville, VA remind us in the starkest of terms that when any of us are at risk, we are all at risk. We stand with, and for, those who are the targets of these tactics of abuse, intimidation and violence; these terroristic incidents cannot and must not go without challenge and consequence. […]

NMCADV Response to Legislative Finance Committee Report on Domestic Violence Programs

Posted on 09. Jun, 2017 by in Events, Legislative Updates, News

On June 6th, 2017, the staff of the Legislative Finance Committee (LFC) issued a report on domestic violence (View Report). Although there were some errors of fact, we generally found the report helpful and are anxious to work with CYFD and others to consider and implement their recommendations. Although the report was lengthy, we want […]

Hope Heals Campaign

Posted on 01. Jun, 2017 by in News

The NMCADV is proud to unveil our new campaign to promote the work and outcomes of domestic violence services in our state! Results from our statewide Children’s Capacity Building Project have shown that when advocates perform their work well, they create the conditions in victim’s lives and the lives of their children, that lead to […]

NMCADV Executive Director talks developments in NM services and funding

Posted on 23. May, 2017 by in News, Podcasts

Pam Wiseman was recently featured on KUNM with interviewer Susan Loubet and talked about facing abusive situations, the current culture of abuse across our country, and new developments in NM on services and funding. Listen Here: http://kunm.org/post/facing-abusive-situations

NMCADV Statement on NM Legislative Session 2017 Efforts

Posted on 11. Apr, 2017 by in Articles, Legislative Updates, News

For Immediate Release April 11, 2017 Contact: Alisha Chavez, NMCADV Communications Coordinator, 505-554-6536, alishac@nmcadv.org STATE COALITION STATEMENT ON SB 259 AND SB 245 SANTA FE, NM – This year, the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NMCADV), made up of approximately 28 domestic violence programs and scores of stakeholders, focused it’s legislative session efforts on […]

Domestic Violence Advocacy Works!

Posted on 31. Mar, 2017 by in Articles, News, Projects

Commentary from NMCADV Executive Director, Pam Wiseman: People may want to know whether the work performed by domestic organizations really helps. According to excellent, national research, we now know that it does! In fact, when advocates perform their work well, they create the conditions in victim’s lives and the lives of their children, that lead […]

November 2016 Newsletter

Posted on 28. Nov, 2016 by in Articles, Events, News

Our latest newsletter is out! Check out features on the Futures Leadership Group, a profile on Taos member program Community Against Violence, training announcements and project updates! NMCADV Newsletter November 2016