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
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlR4qPp5J-M Presentation by Kristin Carmichael of CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center on the Safety Net program to the Santa Fe Coordinated Community Response Council (CCRC) on January 16, 2013. The Safety Net Program was developed by the CCRC Medical Action Team.