NNEDV is pleased with the U.S. Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges ruling that marriage is a fundamental, constitutional right that should be available to all people, regardless of their sexual orientation. Gay and lesbian couples will now enjoy the same rights as heterosexual married couples and will not need to fear that a state or local […]
Father’s Day is an opportunity for all of us to reflect on what we learned from our own fathers. And, for men, Father’s Day invites us to consider how we show up as fathers or mentors in the lives of the young people we love and care about. Who do we really want to be […]
nnedv.org/census http://nnedv.org/projects/census/4481-domestic-violence-counts-census-2014-report.html For Immediate Release: June 8, 2015 Announcing the 9th Annual #DVcounts Census Report reveals gaps in domestic violence service provision, highlights successes For the ninth consecutive year, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) conducted its annual National Census of Domestic Violence Services on September 10, 2014 and today released their […]
The Georgia Coaltion Against Domestic Violence has released its 2014 Annual Report. To view click here. To received a copy, please contact Adrianne Hamilton-Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guest Speaker: Kit Gruelle Domestic violence survivor and subject of HBO’s Private Violence, an intimate and compelling documentary on domestic violence which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Guest Speaker: April McConnell Fulton County Assistant District Attorney Domestic, and domestic violence survivor and community advocate. The Atlanta Woman’s Club is hosting […]
National Network to End Domestic Violence is Disappointed in Supreme Court Opinion, though Hopeful the Lower Court Will Hold Abuser Accountable for Online Threats The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is disappointed by today’s Supreme Court’s decision in Elonis v. United States. As Justice Alito noted in his concurrence, “[t]hreats of violence […]
The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (GCADV) held its inaugural Race for Empowerment 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 9. More than 120 people participated in the event to help bring greater awareness to domestic violence and provide funding for GCADV programs. “We are excited about the number of runners and walkers who came out for […]
Victims in Georgia who are forced to leave their employment due to domestic violence are now eligible for unemployment benefits! GCADV advocated for the passage of HB 117, which establishes domestic violence as good cause for leaving employment for purposes of determining whether benefits should be awarded, among other provisions to modernize the state’s unemployment […]
Dorothy Bromley, the new Executive Director of Glynn Community Crisis Center, comes to the Golden Isles after a “30-year detour in Michigan.” The Augusta native brings with her a wealth of experience in non-profit management and policy development. She worked with the Humane Society of South Central Michigan, participating in programs that assisted victims of […]
GCADV Training The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers a variety of trainings to domestic violence programs and other professionals to strengthen our state’s response to domestic violence and ensure that victims receive the best advocacy services possible. Click here for the 2015 training calendar.