The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Membership Meeting – Wednesday, May 23rd, 11:00 am-3:00 pm Comfort Suites, Forsyth, GA

GCADV Training: What Every Front-line Advocate Should Know May 9, 10, 11, 2012 9:00-5:00pm

For Immediate Release:  April 26, 2012 Contact: Brian Namey, 202-251-9039; Washington, D.C — The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate passing the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. “Today, we are one step closer to a victory for survivors of domestic […]

Some harmful VAWA substitutes and bad amendments to S.1925 could be debated on the Senate Floor as soon as Wednesday, April 25! Call Senator Chambliss and Senator Isakson today with this message: “I am/the members of my organization are constituents and we need Senator Chambliss/Senator Isakson to vote for S. 1925.  S. 1925 is the […]

My daughter is a senior at the University of Virginia. She lives off campus in an apartment with two other classmates who are also young women. She fortunately, has never been sexually assaulted. However, she leaves a pair of my old shoes outside of her apartment door to give the appearance that a man is […]

For months after Kristina Ponischil was raped at a party in her off-campus apartment, her life at Western Washington University was hell. Police wouldn’t act, as often happens in college towns with “he said, she said” accounts of alcohol-influenced student encounters behind closed doors. Despite a restraining order, she kept running into her assailant on campus, prompting […]

The last presentation of the Interbrand conference was about an important innovation about to be introduced in the fight against domestic violence and sexual abuse. Three impressive women: Anne Glauber (EVP Ruder-Finn), Maile Zambuto (CEO, Joyful Heart Foundation), and Jane Randel (SVP, Liz Claiborne) presented a new mark against domestic violence that will function much […]

***Please click HERE for an important update*** The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization bill, S. 1925, is now on the floor of the U.S. Senate, and a vote is imminent! If you have not done so already, please take just a few minutes to contact both Senator Chambliss and Senator Isakson and urge them […]

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2012   We Can’t Wait: President Signs Memorandum Establishing Policies for Addressing Domestic Violence in the Federal Workplace Today the Obama Administration announced new efforts to help combat and prevent domestic violence in the federal workplace.  President Obama today signed a memorandum […]

Soraya Chemaly, a politics and culture writer, explores college dating violence and technology as a valuable tool to combat the threat of sexual violence and assault. Almost two years ago, the story of Yeardley Love, a University of Virginia student who was tragically murdered by her abusive boyfriend, dominated the news. Questions still remain. In […]

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