The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Challenges Faced by LGBTQ Survivors  Alexis Champion, Training Manager, GCADV When the term “domestic violence” is brought up, the image that most often comes to mind is of a battered woman.  Sometimes she has a visible injury like a black eye, or maybe she is seen arguing with her boyfriend or husband. The reality of […]


Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence Media Contact:  Adrianne Hamilton-Butler 114 New Street Suite B Decatur, GA  30030 404-209-0280 x. 12 www.gcadv.org ahamilton-butler@gcadv.org PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Why Victims are Silent:  The complexities behind domestic violence July 23, 2015, Decatur, GA –  Sharon Wilkins, Nicole Thomas, and Rebecca Manning . . . victims of domestic […]


According to the 11th Annual Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Report “survivors and surviving family members consistently turn to their faith communities for support and safety, whether they disclose abuse or not, often before they turn to traditional systems.  Faith can be a critical resource for victims in many different ways, from a source […]


GCADV is participating in Macy’s “Shop for a Cause,” Sat., Aug. 29.  “Shop for a Cause” enables participants to purchase $5 saving passes to use at any Macy’s store to receive the following discounts:   30% off all-day on SELECT regular, sale and clearance merchandise; 25% off all-day on select designer apparel collections for him & her, […]


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 ahamilton-butler@gcadv.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 […]


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