The event will also showcase 40 movers-and-shakers who have been TESSA’s champions throughout our 40-year history.
The Domestic Violence Fund provides funding for legal advocacy, legal assistance, and legal services to victims of domestic violence who are or have been married or in a civil union.
#This Is DV Recognizing domestic violence is critical if we are to take action to address and prevent it.
The NRCDV’s #This Is DV campaign, launched in 2016, elevates the voices of survivors to help validate and name their experiences and raise awareness about the multifaceted nature of domestic violence #Im An Advocate This October, the NRCDV builds on last year’s #Why ICare campaign to ask: Every year the National Call of Unity kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Month by offering an opportunity to mourn, celebrate, and connect with advocates from national, state, and community-based organizations, governmental agencies, allied movements, survivors and their family and friends.
NRCDV provides training, both in-person and web-based, to meet the needs of state domestic violence coalitions, their member domestic violence programs and other allied organizations seeking to end domestic violence.
Training is provided on an array of topics including, but not limited, to advocating for victims in contact with an abusive partner or ex-partner, conflict resolution within domestic violence shelter programs, reducing rules in shelter, enhanced services to children and youth exposed to domestic violence, social media engagement, economic empowerment strategies, and effective program management, effective policy advocacy approaches, social and racial justice and more.