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OVW Webinar on Implementation Plans and Calculations

In the event that you were not able to participate in the OVW webinar on Implementation Plans and Calculations, it is attached here.  As the webinar was about 72 minutes long, the attached file is large and may take a minute to load.  OVW Webinar with Marnie Shiels.mp4   Take care, Barry

OVW Awards to Address Sexual Violence on Campus

OVW announced today that they have made 57 awards to 28 states (totaling $18 million) to address sexual violence on campus. To view the list of states and agencies receiving the award, click on the link below: https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-awards-18-million-address-sexual-violence-campuses Take care, Barry

Improving the Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program Awards.

I wanted to share it with you to make sure that you are aware of the agencies in your state that were just awarded OVW funding through the Improving the Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program. Based on information in the link, 30 states received at least one award. […]

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 […]

AVA/OVW Conference Call Summary July 2018

AVA/OVW CONFERENCE CALL SUMMARY JULY 9TH, 2018 11:00 – 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST)   OVW Staff: Program Managers Latonya Eaddy, Kevin Sweeney, and Omar Mohammed, Team Lead Melissa Schmisek AVA Board Members/Staff: Julia Fuller-Wilson, Jade Palin, Diana Fleming, Merry Wills, Barry Bryant   SUMMARY OF DISCUSSION Welcome and Introductions – Team members from both […]

OVW Webinar on VAWA Confidentiality Compliance – July 18

There will be an OVW Webinar that will take place on July 18th from 5pm – 6pm EST. The webinar is for STOP and SASP administrators and will cover VAWA Confidentiality Compliance. Marnie Shiels, OVW Attorney Advisor will discuss monitoring for VAWA confidentiality compliance.  Specifically, Marnie will address: 1) how to monitor STOP and SASP […]

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 […]

AVA/OVW Conference Call Summary – April 2018

AVA/OVW CONFERENCE CALL SUMMARY APRIL 9, 2018 11:00 – 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST)   OVW Staff: OVW Associate Director Amy Loder, SASP Team Lead Melissa Schmisek, STOP Program Managers Latonya Eaddy, Kim Galvan and Omar Mohammed   AVA Board Members:  Julia Fuller-Wilson, Cecilia Miller, Jade Palin, Michelle Bynum, Bill Schaefer, Merry Wills,                                                     Tina […]