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June 2012 Blog Posts (19)

Fallout from Supreme Court Decision on Arizona Immigrant laws

From the DOmestic Violence Committee:

'Papers Please’ Arizona Clause Alarms Advocates ------------------------------------------------- By Sadiya Ansari WeNews correspondent

The Supreme Court’s decision on Monday to upheld a clause of Arizona’s immigration law disappointed women’s groups who see it chilling legal services for victims of domestic violence.…

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Added by George Wolf on June 29, 2012 at 12:20pm — No Comments

STRANGULATION TRAINING AVAILABLE

From the DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMITTEE:

National Strangulation Training…

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Added by George Wolf on June 28, 2012 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Today is THE DAY - Jam the phone loines for VAWA!

From the DOmestic VIolence Committee

Take the time to make all these calls

Jam the Phones Today!!!

Each of us must use our telephone on June 26th to send one national unified message to Congress to pass the REAL VAWA now. Call House and Senate leadership and insist that they stop the posturing, solve the procedural problems and move quickly to conference. Tell them:

I urge you to pass a bipartisan VAWA reauthorization bill,…

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Added by George Wolf on June 26, 2012 at 9:07pm — No Comments

Bullying on the Bus - from the Domestic Violoence Committee

That's where it all starts - unless stopped in its tracks by parents, teachers, and others.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/23/opinion/blow-bullies-on-the-bus.html?emc=eta1

Added by George Wolf on June 25, 2012 at 9:24am — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee: NYWF REPORT: IMPACT OF NYC'S EXECUTIVE BUDGET PROPOSAL ON WOMEN, CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

 NYWF REPORT: IMPACT OF NYC'S EXECUTIVE BUDGET PROPOSAL ON WOMEN, CHILDREN AND
FAMILIES
Importance: High

NYWFFY2013genderbudgetanalysis--NYC.pdf(293.6KB)

Added by George Wolf on June 20, 2012 at 2:54pm — No Comments

GRANTS FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

http://www.ehow.com/list_5916029_grants-women-domestic-violence.html

Posted by George Wolf on behalf of the Domestic Violence Committee of NYWA

Added by George Wolf on June 19, 2012 at 8:36am — No Comments

Rape among our own Armed Forces - Personal from George Wolf

Recently I blogged about the Documentary "I Came to Testify: Rape as a Weapon of War". This documentary hits much closer to home:

FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES’ ARTS SECTION JUNE 15, 2012
 
Critic’s Notebook

Heroes, Villains and the Invisible

Human Rights Watch Film Festival at Lincoln Center

It hardly needs to be said that any armed force has the potential for internal as well as external violence. But “The Invisible War,”…

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Added by George Wolf on June 17, 2012 at 12:38pm — No Comments

From DOmestic Violence Committee - action required

 Tell John Boehner: "Stop blocking abortion access for raped soldiers"…

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Added by George Wolf on June 17, 2012 at 12:24pm — No Comments

CENTRAL AMERICAN WOMEN SUFFER CRISIS OF VIOLENCE

Central American Women Suffer 'Crisis of

Violence'

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By Sadiya 

Ansari

WeNews correspondent



Nobel Laureates Jody Williams and 

Rigoberta Menchú Tum spotlight the

violence that is perpetrated with

impunity  on women in Mexico,

Honduras and Guatemala in a June 5 

report.…



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Added by George Wolf on June 10, 2012 at 12:55pm — No Comments

GREAT WORK THAT NYWA AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMITTEE MEMBER JOE TORRE SAFE AT HOME FOUNDATION HAS BEEN DOING!

Great work that NYWA and Domestic Violence Committee member Joe Torre

Safe t Home Foundation has been doing!  Thanks to Judith Lynn for passing

it  along.





Click on the following article just recently posted in the 

NY Times...



http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/04/us/middle-school-students-focus-of-anti-violence-effort.html?_r=3



A part of…

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Added by George Wolf on June 10, 2012 at 11:24am — No Comments

LAST COMMITTEE MEETING PRIOR TO SUMMER BREAK

LAST MEETING BEFORE SUMMER BREAK!!!



Hello, Domestic Violence Committee

members. Join us at our next meeting,

Thursday, June 14 from 6pm to 8pm. 

Meeting space for the rest of the year

has been graciously donated by the

Junior League of the City of New York

(http://www.nyjl.org/) at 130 East

80th, between Lexington and Park Ave.

Thanks so much Junior League, and

especially Gena Lovett, for making…

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Added by George Wolf on June 8, 2012 at 5:19pm — No Comments

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ROUNDTABLE HELD IN WV

Domestic Violence Roundtable Held in WV…

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Added by George Wolf on June 4, 2012 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Petition for a Violence Against Women Act that protects ALL women

This from Rep. Steve Israel

DCCC Chairman





P.S. Stay tuned for updates on more ways your grassroots

activism can continue to make a difference. For right now, I hope you will

sign

our petition standing with President Obama for a Violence…

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Added by George Wolf on June 4, 2012 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Marvelous article onteaching high schoolers how to avoid date rape

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/04/us/middle-school-students-focus-of-anti-violence-effort.html?ref=us

 

posted by George Wolf for the Committee on Domestic Violence

Added by George Wolf on June 4, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments

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