The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Protect victim access to TANF!   Please contact your legislators TODAY and urge them to OPPOSE House Bill 861 and Senate Bill 292, which require applicants for TANF cash assistance to pay for and pass drug screens before receiving benefits for themselves or their children. There is no question that economic security is closely linked to […]


National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, University of Connecticut School of Social Work Unveil New Report Local Domestic Violence Programs Address Comprehensive Needs of Survivors “I learned how much I’m worth and my rights as a person and a woman,” said one domestic violence survivor in Illinois. “I have a better life together with my […]


http://waltontribune.com/opinion/columns/article_0376d402-573e-11e1-80b2-001871e3ce6c.html After passing the amended fiscal year 2012 budget last week, we returned to the state Capitol Feb. 6 to begin our fifth week of the session. While we continued to work on legislation aimed at creating jobs and reducing bureaucratic red tape, we also took steps to increase safety for Georgia families and children.  […]


For Immediate Release: February 15, 2012 Media Contact: Brian Namey, 202-251-9039, bnamey@nnedv.org National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, University of Connecticut School of Social Work Unveil New Report Local Domestic Violence Programs Address Comprehensive Needs of Survivors “I learned how much I’m worth and my rights as a person and a woman,” said one domestic […]


In recognition of Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence is hosting three exciting events. The first will share strategies for advocates to engage youth through social media, and the second and third will highlight the critical role of parents and caregivers in preventing and responding to teen […]


Thanks to your calls to legislators, House Bill 711 passed out of the Georgia House of Representatives by a vote of 162 to 1!   There is absolutely no way that this could have been accomplished without your advocacy efforts! Now, House Bill 711 moves on to the Georgia Senate.  Please be on the lookout […]


House Bill 711 will be voted on by the Georgia House of Representatives TOMORROW, February 7 when they convene at 10 a.m.  Please contact your Representative and urge them to vote YES on House Bill 711! House Bill 711 will give prosecutors more tools to hold batterers accountable, while also protecting the communications between domestic violence and […]


ATLANTA, GA (WABE) - Last year, the Washington-based Violence Policy Center ranked Georgia the sixth highest in the nation for the rate of women killed by men. To address that statistic, advocates against sexual assault and domestic violence turned out at the Georgia Capitol Thursday for Stop Violence Against Women Day. Barbara Maples escaped her abusive marriage with […]


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