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 […]

Safety Net Presentation – Domestic Violence Screening Protocol for Medical Providers

Posted on 21. Jan, 2013 by in Meetings, Projects

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.

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

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 […]

LEP Planning Webinar

Posted on 27. Nov, 2012 by in Webinars

Virginia Perez-Ortega of Enlace Communitario goes over the legal requirements for language access for LEP persons, as well as guidelines to set up a language access plan for your victim service program. Watch Webinar Download Slides More info on our LEP Services web page.

September Member Meeting Group Photo

Posted on 19. Oct, 2012 by in Meetings

NMCADV would like to thank all our members who attended our Fall Member Meeting in Farmington!  It was a great turnout.  Also thanks to the Family Crisis Center and the New Beginnings Program at the Navajo United Methodist Center for hosting an outrageously good dinner for everyone. The NMCADV hosts member meetings 3-4 times a year. The […]

Overview of Proposed Rules on Mediation in Regards to Domestic Violence

Posted on 17. Oct, 2012 by in News

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 […]

NMCADV to Honor Community Heroes

Posted on 10. Oct, 2012 by in Events, News

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 […]

New Core Advocacy Training (40hr) Launched

Posted on 13. Sep, 2012 by in News, Training

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 back!

Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by in Meetings, News

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    Check back soon for more information!