CCADV Board and Staff stand with the community of Charlottesville, VA, the people of Guam, and others across our nation and the world who experience violence, hate, and discrimination on a daily basis. We work to dismantle systems that promote, support, or tolerate oppression. Gender based violence is rooted in oppression. We will end domestic and sexual violence only by creating equity for all. In the words of Audre Lorde, “There is no hierarchy of
Getting ready for DVAM 2017? We've got you covered! Check out our newest resources today! And we'll be adding content over the next month, so check back often. http://ccadv.org/be-involved/dvawarenessmonth/ Questions? Contact Amy Pohl.
Did you know that Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA) has partnered with the Division of Criminal Justice, Office for Victims Programs (DCJ OVP) to launch of the new VOCA Emergency Fund? This program is intended to make life easier for crime victims in Colorado and for the advocates who work so tirelessly on their behalf. More info at: http://www.coloradocrimevictims.org/voca-emergency-fund.html Emergency fund applications MUST BE submitted to COVA by a crime victim advocate on the behalf of a crime victim. Find
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Anyone who works with survivors of sexual and domestic violence or in the prevention field is encouraged to attend. That means YOU—victim advocates, prevention educators, outreach staff, mental health professionals, campus professionals, medical providers, law enforcement, prosecutors, military command and advocacy, offender treatment professionals, school counselors, and so on. Find out more and register at: http://coloradoadvocacy.org/
Stand Up Colorado, a statewide relationship violence prevention campaign involving a coalition of more than 30 community organizations, government agencies, and constituents seeks a full-time, Communications and Social Media Coordinator to support the Campaign. A social change campaign can shift norms and behaviors and will begin to effect the long-term changes we seek to bring about regarding relationship violence. The Campaign will launch publicly in April 2017, with advertising to begin in fall 2017. Full
Join CCADV and CCASA for Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) 2017 on January 19th! Register at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/COLEAD2017 FREE event and open to all who want to talk with their legislators about issues related to domestic and sexual violence. And CCADV and CCASA members will be reimbursed for lodging.
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CCADV's Policy Advocacy Save Lives! The safety and rights of survivors of domestic violence and their children from every community in our state are directly affected by local and state laws and policy. That’s why the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence proactively advocates at the state Capitol and with other governmental agencies to address domestic violence. We work closely with Colorado’s domestic violence programs to understand the ongoing and emerging needs at the local and