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Move-In Kits: How You Can Make a Meaningful Difference

The CLOSE TO HOME Summer Move-in Kit Drive is helping to address this need by collecting basic household items. The kits will be delivered directly to families in need by more than two dozen Metro Denver agencies that serve residents who have experienced homelessness. Losing a home can happen to anyone and is an increasing concern for families and children in suburban communities and cities across Metro Denver. Housing is critical to our ability to

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HB1080 is law! What’s next?

Governor HIckenlooper signed HB 1080, Assault by Strangulation, into Colorado Law! Join CCADV on Wednesday, June 29th, for a webinar: CCADV's Lydia Waligoski will provide advocacy tips to assist survivors in  documenting signs and symptoms of strangulation and provide the necessary background needed to effectively facilitate these changes in practice within your communities. Register Today!

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DVP Open Forum Announced

Data, DVP and You! will provide participants with an overview of the types of data DVP collects, what we do with the data, and the new data for the Self-Sufficiency Matrix. We will also provide an overview of the CDHS C-Stat process and an update on the Self-Sufficiency Matrix evaluation. Participants will be able to ask questions and learn more about why data is important to DVP, and how your program can use and learn

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CCADV is Moving!

CCADV is MOVING! As of June, 2016, the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence will have a new home. Starting May 1, CCADV Staff will be working remotely as we transition to our new space. Get our new address and find out more at: http://eepurl.com/bYMwcX

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OLC Available to Non Members

CCADV hosts an Online Learning Center (OLC) in partnership with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) to provide professionals working with domestic violence survivors and their families with additional training options. These online, on-demand courses provide participants with uniform, self-paced training. Participants receive a certificate upon successful completion of a course. This is an on-going project that CCADV will continue to build and strengthen. Available Courses DV 101 Understanding Batterers Introduction to Client-Centered Advocacy

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How does culture perpetuate violence among women?

By Abha CCADV Blogger The rich culture and heritage unique to the South Asian community is often celebrated. With deep values imbibed in our ancient learnings, the culture continues to grow and dominate not one but many spheres of our daily lives. In regions where women are celebrated as being pious, I am left shaken when stories about them being subjected to constant familial violence make the news. Belonging to an Indian descent, I would

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CCADV and VITAL Project partner to provide TA

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Join CCADV at the Denver premier of film, ‘Making a Killing’

Tickets are now available at www.bravenewfilms.org/dfs to see the national premiere of Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA on March 22 that CCADV is co-sponsoring with the Denver Film Society and four other gun violence prevention organizations. This is a major opportunity to raise awareness about the high price our society pays for the huge profits amassed by gun manufacturers through their political arm, the NRA.   Given the high demand for these tickets and to promote

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CCADV Call for Bloggers 2016

CCADV Call for Bloggers: Share your thoughts; change the world! The Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence is looking for guest and regular bloggers, and we want to hear from YOU. “Why blog?” you ask. Here are just a few reasons: Because you have something to say. Because sharing your experiences will be helpful for others. Because you can commiserate joys and concerns in ways only those who have worked in the field can understand. Because in

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When We Misuse the Word ‘Stalking’

by Amy Pohl CCADV Staff For more than a decade, January has been recognized as National Stalking Awareness Month. Let’s start with some facts: 76% of domestic violence homicide victims were first stalked by their partner 5 million people are stalked each year in the US 1 in 8 employed stalking victims lose time from work as a result of their victimization and more than half lose 5 days of work or more 11% of