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 […]

VAWnet.org publishes an introduction to trauma-informed domestic violence services

Posted on 25. May, 2013 by in Articles, Projects, Training

Building on over 20 years of work, the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) has put into practice a framework that integrates a trauma-informed approach with a DV victim advocacy lens. This new 3-part Special Collection, developed by NCDVTMH in collaboration with the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), reflects this integrated perspective and […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Language Access Webinar with Isela Arras

Posted on 25. Jan, 2013 by in Webinars

Isela Arras, Director of Training at the Kentucky DV Association,  provides training on cultural competency and language accessibility, and helps advocates have a better understanding of  how to support survivors with limited English proficiency (LEP). Watch Webinar     View/Download Webinar Slides   Downloads: Language Access and LEP Resources Language Access Resources – Part 2   […]