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VAWA Reauthorization Comparisons

During our AVA Annual Meeting last week, several administrators requested something akin to a side-by-side comparison of the 2021 VAWA Reauthorization (passed in 2022) and the 2013 VAWA Reauthorization.   I will continue to work on this but wanted to share part of a press release in March by the USDOJ Office of Public Affairs.  […]

OVW FY 2022 SASP Solicitation

This is a reminder that you probably received from your OVW Program Manager today.   OVW Fiscal Year 2022 Sexual Assault Services Formula Program Solicitation      Application JustGrants Deadline: May 12, 2022, 9PM   https://www.justice.gov/ovw/page/file/1492451/download Take care,   Barry

AVA Board Meeting – May 10, 2022

Good afternoon and Happy Friday! This email is a reminder of the AVA Annual Meeting that will be held virtually on May 10, 2022 at 1:30 EST.  Here is the Zoom link for the meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87121256032?pwd=a3BGRmZ3K0ZrbnoyVXY1K3luMUwxQT09 The AVA Board will provide an overview of the goals and accomplishments and a review of the AVA budget.  We will also elect […]

Implementation Plans

Good morning! AVA met with OVW this morning and we had a good conversation.  There was a suggestion/request from OVW that might be helpful to you. To date, OVW has received a handful of Implementation Plans, in advance of the due date. OVW requests that if you have completed your IP and you are in a […]

SASP Solicitation

Happy Thursday VAWA Administrators! You probably just received the below email from Amy Loder/OVW but just in case you did not receive it, we wanted to make sure that you were aware of this upcoming solicitation deadline.     “Good morning. The SASP solicitation has posted to the OVW website. It may be accessed at: https://www.justice.gov/ovw/page/file/1492451/download […]

White House Fact Sheet on Reauthorization

Please refer to the below link for an informative Fact Sheet about the VAWA Reauthorization that the White House published and released last week.   https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/03/16/fact-sheet-reauthorization-of-the-violence-against-women-act-vawa/ Take care,   Barry

SAVE the DATE – May 10th, 2022

Good morning VAWA Administrators. Please find attached a “save the date” announcement for May 10th, 2022.   AVA will hold our annual meeting that afternoon from 1:30-3:00pm EST and we hope that you will be able to join us. It’s an opportunity to learn more about AVA, the services that we offered to administrators last year, […]

AVA/OVW Conference Call – Request for Info

Good morning and Happy Tuesday! AVA will be meeting with OVW in early April and we wanted to reach out to you to see if there are outstanding questions or concerns that you have that you would like for us to ask them about when we meet. Please send me any questions that you have […]