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 daniel@nmcadv.org.

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 david@nmcadv.org    Check back soon for more information!

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 […]