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 […]
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Check back soon for more information!
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 […]
NMCADV Executive Director Appointed by the NM Supreme Court to the Children’s Court Improvement Commission (CCIC)
The Children’s Court Improvement Commission, an advisory board of the New Mexico Supreme Court, is devoted to improving judicial proceedings related to child abuse and neglect, and foster care and adoption. From its beginnings in 1995 as the Court Improvement Project Task, the Commission has been comprised of numerous stake holders from many fields throughout […]