Firearms Technical Assistance Project

OVW announced the expansion of its Firearms Technical Assistance Project (FTAP) to help communities across the country reduce domestic violence homicides and injuries committed with firearms. OVW will award an estimated $6 million for up to 12 sites and $4 million for training and technical assistance on firearms and domestic violence. The deadline to submit […]

AVA Connect Conversation re Implementation Planning – August 11, 2021

For those who were able to participate, thank you for the great turnout for yesterday’s AVA Connect Conversation about Implementation Planning.  We had 35 VAWA Administrators participating in that conversation. During our conversation, there were different thoughts about when the Implementation Plan is due and what years it covers. I reached out to OVW and […]

AVA Connect Conversation Re Implementation Planning – August 11, 2021

On August 11th at 2:00pm EST, AVA will hold the third in a series of seven AVA Connect Conversations devoted exclusively to discussion about Implementation Planning. Wednesday’s conversation will center on needs assessments, focus groups, and required meetings. There are currently 16 VAWA Administrators already registered to participate.   If you would like to participate […]

AVA Connect Conversation Re Implementation Planning – July 29, 2021

Good afternoon.   Today, AVA conducted the second in a series of seven AVA Connect Conversations devoted exclusively to discussion about Implementation Planning.  Today’s conversation focused on tips and strategies for getting started.   There were more than 30 participants on the call today!   We provided a document to everyone on the call, as […]

AVA Connect Call – July 29, 2021 (Reminder – re Implementation Planning)

Good afternoon VAWA Administrators! I wanted to share this final reminder about tomorrow’s (July 29th) AVA Connect Conversation about Implementation Planning. The conversation will start at 2:00pm EST. I have currently received feedback from administrators in 14 states who plan on participating. Here’s the Zoom link: Thank you, Barry

AVA Connect Conversation – July 29, 2021

Happy Friday VAWA Administrators! This is a reminder of our upcoming AVA Connect Conversation on July 29, 2021 at 2:00pm EST.  The focus of this conversation will be to discuss planning and starting your Implementation Plan process. During this conversation, you will hear from other VAWA Administrators and they will share with you their planning […]

AVA Connect – Implementation Planning

Good morning everyone!  I hope that each of you will have an extra day off this weekend to celebrate July 4th weekend!   In June, 30 VAWA Administrators joined in on an information sharing AVA Connect Conversation focused solely on Implementation Planning.  During June’s conversation, we gave participants an overview of the specific Implementation Planning […]

AVA Connect Conversations

Hello VAWA Administrators!   This post is simply your reminder of the upcoming series of AVA Connect Conversations devoted to topical discussion focused on Implementation Planning.   Please see below for our planned discussion items for each of the monthly AVA Connect Conversations throughout the remainder of 2021.  We will firm up the dates for […]

Virtual Peer to Peer

Happy Friday! We recently reached out to you to gauge your interest and availability in participating in an in-person or virtual peer-to-peer that would focus solely on Implementation Planning. We appreciate your prompt response and more importantly, your interest in participating. Based on the feedback, many VAWA SAA’s are still under travel restrictions and thus would be […]