The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    Hundreds of domestic violence program and sexual assault center staff, members of law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, survivors of violence, and concerned community members from across the state converged on the Georgia State Capitol today to urge legislators to pass House Bill 911 to make strangulation assault a felony offense.  House Bill 911 was […]


An action alert from the National Network to End Domestic Violence (http://www.nnedv.org) Thank you! You helped us win reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) earlier this year, and victims everywhere are grateful for your activism. But that success is being undermined by the sequester and by funding cuts that are rolling back our […]


    ***If you have not already registered for the 2014 Stop Violence Against Women Day, please click HERE to register.***   Check out photos from the 2013 Stop Violence Against Women Day   Tools to prepare you for Stop Violence Against Women Day GCADV, in collaboration with the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault, the Georgia Commission on […]


Prolonged Government Shutdown Continues to Threaten Services for Victims What is your Congressperson doing to keep shelters and rape crisis centers open?   The House seems no nearer to passing a bill to reopen the government than before.  Progress is stalled in Congress and we need every voice in your state to call for Congress to […]


Background: We all know that domestic violence can be complicated and that when it comes to what DV policy should be adopted,  victims’ voices trump.  Immigrant victims and survivors have told us that they, like every other DV victim, want help and system interventions—but also like every other DV victim—interventions that actually work for them! […]


Throughout the month of October, advocates, allies, survivors and their family members re-forge their commitment to work towards ending domestic violence in their communities and remember those lost due to domestic violence.  GCADV is committed to ending domestic violence in Georgia. We do this through: Promoting quality services for victims; Advocating,  educating and facilitating coordinated […]


NNEDV Praises House Passage of VAWA NNEDV Praises House Passage of VAWA, Looks Forward to President Obama Signing Bill into Law FEBRUARY 28, 2013 Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took up the Senate-passed bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and passed this vital legislation by a bipartisan vote of vote of […]


Senate Bill 86 passes Rules Committee and will be voted on in the Georgia Senate TOMORROW, February 20th!  Please contact your Senator TODAY and urge them to vote YES on Senate Bill 86! SB 86 has passed the Rules Committee and is headed to the Georgia Senate for a full vote.  Please contact your Senators […]



        Click HERE to register for the 2013 Stop Violence Against Women Day! Click HERE for event agenda, driving directions, parking, and other important info about the event. Please also invite your legislators!  Click HERE to find the names and contact information for your State Senator and State Representative.  Join us as we come together with […]


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