Recent News

NEW! – AVA Connect

These recent months have demonstrated that we can all collectively stay apart to protect one another.  In staying apart, we do not want to lose that social connection between each other as VAWA administrators.   Over the next few months AVA is planning to host something we would like to call AVA Connect. These virtual get-togethers […]

Save the Date – September 17th, AVA Annual Meeting

SAVE THE DATE – September 17th, 2020 AVA Annual Meeting – 3:00pm – 4:30pm EST AVA’s Annual Meeting will take place this year, via webinar.   Please join us as we provide: Updates and opening remarks from AVA’s Board President A review of AVA’s FY19-20 budget with AVA’s Treasurer An update from AVA’s Executive Director on […]

NCJA Info re COVID-19 Stimulus Bill

Thank you to NCJA for the following detail about the COVID-19 Stimulus Bill.  Read carefully as there are internal links to the Emergency Supplemental Funding Program allocations by state, city, and county allocations, as well as a link to the full 335 pages of stimulus bill text. There is also a link to a 56-page […]

AVA Annual Meeting – Postponed

Happy Friday Everyone! The AVA Board just met today and we have decided to postpone the March 24, 2020 annual meeting. We are not ready to set a firm reschedule date because we think that you, like us, may have other things more critical, that you need to attend to at this time. While our annual […]

Save the Date – AVA’s Annual Meeting – March 24th, 2020

SAVE THE DATE – March 24th, 2020 AVA Annual Meeting – 2:00pm – 3:30pm EST   AVA’s Annual Meeting will take place this year, via webinar.   Please join us as we provide: Updates and opening remarks from AVA Board President A review of AVA’s FY19-20 budget with AVA’s Treasurer An update from the AVA Executive […]

NY law calls for domestic violence training for beauty professionals

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A new state law will have beauty industry professionals on the front lines of domestic violence and sexual assault prevention. Lawmakers said beauty professionals are in a unique position to identify and support survivors. They will now get specialized training to help victims in dangerous situations by providing them with the […]

Peer to Peer Opportunity – April 2020

Good afternoon to each of you.  I hope that your new year has started off well. We are considering conducting a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) meeting that is solely focused on Implementation Plans.  This P2P is designed for STOP Administrators and staff only. Some of you have expressed interest because you are a new administrator and others of […]

AVA/NAVAA Joint Peer-to-Peer (P2P)

Save the Date AVA and NAVAA are excited to announce our first-ever joint Peer-to-Peer (P2P) mentoring opportunity!! Please mark your calendars for the following dates and location. AVA/NAVAA Peer-to-Peer Regional Meeting   When: October 9th, 2019            8:30am – 4:30pm October 10th, 2019          8:30am – 2:00pm   Where:        Charleston, South Carolina   This meeting is open to both […]