Federal Shutdown Jeopardizes Domestic Violence Victims and Programs

Posted on 01. Oct, 2013 by in News

Reposted from the National Network to End Domestic Violence (view original) OCTOBER 1, 2013 The level of uncertainty for domestic violence victims and the programs that serve them increased today as the federal government shut down due to an unfinished funding bill. Domestic violence victims often rely on government supports to maintain their safety and […]

Board Training Available for Coalition Programs

Posted on 27. Aug, 2013 by in News

Domestic violence organizations face unique challenges that need to be understood by their boards of directors in order to maintain healthy organizations that are responsive to the needs of victims and survivors. In 2013, the NM Coalition teamed up with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence to present, record, and make a series of board training […]

New Mexico Has the Seventh-Worst Rate of Gun Violence in the Country, According to a New State-by-State Analysis

Posted on 03. Apr, 2013 by in News

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 […]

Congress Passes Violence Against Women Act

Posted on 01. Mar, 2013 by in Events, News, Policy Events

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 […]

Esperanza Shelter in Santa Fe seeks new Executive Director

Posted on 05. Feb, 2013 by in 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. See Job Post with requirements and application procedure.

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 […]