The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic 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.

Beginning July 1, Georgia’s harassment law will be updated to include harassment done via email, text message, and social media. GCADV partnered with the Georgia Association of Solicitors-General and the Georgia Commission on Family Violence to introduce and advocate for the passage of HB 578 via SB 72, which includes provisions to modernize Georgia’s harassing phone […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2015 PRESS RELEASE For More Information: Jennifer Thomas 404-463-1662 Georgia Commission on Family Violence Hires New Executive Director for Statewide Domestic Violence Agency (Atlanta) The Georgia Commission on Family Violence (the Commission) proudly announces the hiring of an Executive Director. Ms. Jennifer Thomas, who previously held the role of […]

  February 14, 2015 8 pm to 10 pm Synchronicity Theatre One Peachtree Pointe 1545 Peachtree ST NE, #102 Atlanta, GA 30309 Performances by: Awalim Dance The Pacha Mamas HymnLike Maneuver, “absurd gospel meets pop soulfulness!” Playmaking for Girls (Synchronicity Theatre) Imani Evans, performance poet Soulprint Players A One Billion Rising Event by […]

#IAMAGAMECHANGER CAMPAIGN  Goals: To raise DV awareness among communities, sports fans, within sports leagues, and select celebrities To promote messages about healthy relationships To promote and demonstrate a culture that does not tolerate violence against women To connect coaches, teams, fans, and communities to local resources and tools that can assist in building a culture […]

Submit your nominations today! GCADV is pleased to release the 2014 “In the Trenches Award” application.  Each year, GCADV acknowledges workers on the front lines in their efforts to end domestic violence.  The “In the Trenches Award” recognizes one front-line advocate whose leadership goes beyond the ordinary to demonstrate extraordinary dedication to safety and justice […]

For Immediate Release:  March 6, 2014 Contact for GCADV: Jan Christiansen, 404-209-0280 Contact for NNEDV: Monica McLaughlin, 202-543-5566   NATIONWIDE SURVEY REVEALS URGENT NEED FOR INCREASED FUNDING FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICE PROVIDERS   Nearly 66,000 Domestic Violence Victims Helped On a Single Day, But Almost 10,000 Requests for Help Go Unanswered   Georgia – March 6, […]

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