Esperanza Shelter in Santa Fe seeks new Executive Director

Posted on 05. Feb, 2013 by in Jobs, News

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 […]

Heinrich Calls For Swift Passage of the Violence Against Women Act

Posted on 30. Jan, 2013 by in News

    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 […]

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 […]

2013 Legislative Preview by Daniel Manzano

Posted on 18. Jan, 2013 by in News

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 daniel@nmcadv.org. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xS94rS-JMIY

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 […]

Overview of Proposed Rules on Mediation in Regards to Domestic Violence

Posted on 17. Oct, 2012 by in News

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 […]

NMCADV to Honor Community Heroes

Posted on 10. Oct, 2012 by in Events, News

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 […]

New Core Advocacy Training (40hr) Launched

Posted on 13. Sep, 2012 by in News, Training

During 2012-2013, we committed to redesigning the 40 hour training – beginning with the name.  The 40 hour “basic” training is now the “Core Advocacy Training“.  The format is novel – 20 hours online and a 20 hours in-person.  Much to my relief, it seems to have been a great success!  I owe much of […]

The IDEAS Conference is back!

Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by in Meetings, News

The IDEAS Conference is coming back in Fall 2013. (Dates to be announced.)  If you have IDEAS about what you would like to see included in the conference, email David River at david@nmcadv.org    Check back soon for more information!

NMCADV Addresses Confidentiality Concerns

Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by in Meetings, News, Policy Events

Confidentiality is arguably one of the most important but challenging aspects of domestic violence work. According to NMCADV Director, Pam Wiseman, “We want to clarify this issue for our programs, law enforcement, and others who deal with victims or perpetrators of violence.” Domestic violence programs and stakeholders from around New Mexico will convene in Santa […]