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 […]

Pamela Wiseman’s Address to the Health and Human Services Committee

Posted on 08. Feb, 2013 by in Events, Podcasts, Policy Events

This recording is a recreation of comments by Pam Wiseman, Executive Director of NMCADV, to the Health and Human Services Committee of the New Mexico State Legislature in Farmington, NM on August 14, 2012. Pam captures the extensive effects of domestic violence in New Mexico, outlines the work of the Coalition, and challenges that we are […]

VAWA comes up for a Senate vote this week!

Posted on 04. Feb, 2013 by in Legislative Updates, Policy Events

From the National Network to End Domestic Violence: The Senate’s bipartisan bill to reauthorize VAWA, S. 47, will come up for a vote this week.  The bill will be considered on today, Monday, February 4 and up for a vote on Thursday, February 7. S. 47 now has 60 co-sponsors – due in large part to all […]

Senator Heinrich Calls for Swift Passage of VAWA

Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by in Legislative Updates, Policy Events

From the Senator’s Office: 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 prevent violence against women by bolstering law enforcement efforts and providing necessary resources for victims of domestic violence. Domestic violence, sexual assault, dating […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NMCADV Executive Director Appointed by the NM Supreme Court to the Children’s Court Improvement Commission (CCIC)

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

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 […]

New Legislative Updates

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by in News, Policy Events

August 2012 updates and our 2013 Legislative Priorities have been added to the Legislative Updates page!  Check them out here: http://www.nmcadv.org/policy/legislative-updates/

NNEDV Advocacy Day in Washington D.C.

Posted on 21. Jun, 2012 by in Policy Events

NNEDV Advocacy Days   The National Network to End Domestic Violence held their 2012 Advocacy Days in Washington D.C. on June 5th and 6th.  There were over 100 participants who represented 40 states and territories.  Two participants from the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence participated, Daniel Manzano, the public policy director and Lynn GentryWood, […]