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Woman Rides 10,000 Miles for Domestic Violence Awareness

Hope by Horseback: Woman Rides 10,000 Miles for Domestic Violence Awareness   BALTIC, S.D.-A California woman is on a mission to spread hope across all 48 continental states. She calls it the Centauride. It’s a ten thousand mile ride by horseback. She’s already a year and a half into her four year trip. Her route […]

The Washington Post – “Nurses helped make us understand domestic violence as a serious health issue”

By Erin Blakemore, Freelance reporter August 18 at 11:00 AM Even though intimate-partner violence has long been all too common, it hasn’t always been considered a serious health issue. Passionate nurses helped change that. “Confronting Violence: Improving Women’s Lives,” a traveling exhibition produced by the National Library of Medicine, brings their work to life. It’s […]

SAVE THE DATE – AVA Peer-to-Peer Regional Meeting, October in Seattle

Save the Date AVA is excited to announce another Peer-to-Peer mentoring opportunity!!                            Please mark your calendars.   AVA Peer-to-Peer Regional Meeting October 24, 2018 – 8:30am – 4:30pm October 25, 2018 – 8:30am – 12:30pm   Seattle, Washington This meeting is open […]

Nevada and Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Jean Nidetch Women’s Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas  – #UNLVGoesTeal. Quite a few of Student Affairs wore teal in support of SAAM on that day. They also specifically bought teal shoelaces for the baseball team to wear as well.    

New Board of Directors for AVA!

  On behalf of the AVA Board I want to thank each of you for your attendance at the AVA Annual meeting and luncheon on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in Atlanta. It was very encouraging to have so many of you there and getting such valuable feedback from you.  We were proud that we had 46 […]

AVA Board of Directors and Elections – 2018

We will be holding AVA Board elections during the 2018 AVA Annual meeting in Atlanta, GA in March. Board members are elected for a 2-year term with half of the board seats up for re-election each year. This year, there are four vacancies.  All board vacancies will be filled by a vote held during the […]

AVA Annual Meeting – Atlanta GA, March 2018

AVA’s Annual Meeting: As has become our tradition, AVA will hold our annual meeting during the STOP conference. Our meeting will take place during the lunch break on Tuesday, March 20th. We will hold our meeting during that break – and we will be providing lunch!! The AVA meeting is open to both member and […]

OVW Announces New Principal Deputy Director

Dear OVW Colleagues:   It has been my great honor to have been able to lead the work of the Office on Violence Against (OVW) Women, and now it is my honor to pass the helm of OVW to our new Principal Deputy Director, The Honorable Katharine (Katie) Sullivan.   Katie joins OVW after serving on […]

Stalking Fact Sheet

January is National Stalking Awareness Month.  The Stalking Resource Center at the National Center for Victims of Crime has provided this Stalking Fact Sheet.