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Domestic Viol;ence Committee 2012 Annual Report

Domestic Violence Committee

Breaking the Silence to End Domestic Violence

Co-chairs: Susan Bartelstone and Cecilia Gaston

2012 Annual Report

2012 was a very productive year for the Domestic Violence Committee:

1. We started the year off by welcoming our new co-chair, Cecilia Gaston, Executive Director

of the Violence Intervention Program. Cecilia is…

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Added by George Wolf on December 26, 2012 at 4:06pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee : 3 Film-Makers' Take on DV

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Added by George Wolf on December 10, 2012 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Invaluable information about Domestic Violence

December 1, 2012

Edition: U.S.

Soraya Chemaly

GET UPDATES FROM Soraya…

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Added by George Wolf on December 7, 2012 at 4:05pm — No Comments

More from the Domestic Violence Committee: pathways to action

A public policy update from the national…

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Added by George Wolf on December 6, 2012 at 7:46pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee: Judith Barr on Huffpost

Judith Barr •From the Huffington Post

Intimate Partner Violence Report Proves VAWA Works

Posted: 12/04/2012 10:45 am



A new report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) shows conclusively that the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is working to reduce intimate partner violence. According to the report, "Intimate Partner Violence,…

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Added by George Wolf on December 6, 2012 at 7:21pm — No Comments

From Domestic Violence Committee - NEED TOYS FOR CHILDRENOF DV VICTIMS

NEED YOUR HELP WITH CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR HOMELESS VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THEIR CHILDREN - DECEMBER…

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Added by George Wolf on December 4, 2012 at 8:05pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee - PASS VAWA!

November 29, 2012

Please forward widely

Time to target Congressional leadership and urge them to move forward on VAWA – there is too much at stake!

The lame duck session is winding down &

Congress has some unfinished business.…

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Added by George Wolf on November 29, 2012 at 12:13pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee - 11/24/2012 Editorial in the New York Times

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Added by George Wolf on November 26, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

From the DOmestic Violence Committee : HELP WITH X-MAS PARTY FOR DV VICTIMS

IN THE SPIRIT OF THANKSGIVING PLEASE HELP WITH CHRISTMAS PARTY…

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Added by George Wolf on November 20, 2012 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Re-autorize VAWA (Violence Against Women Act)

From the DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Committeeof NYWA (New York Women's Agenda):

  Lynn Rosenthal, the White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, stated that the reauthorization of VAWA is a high priority of this Administration during the "lame duck" session when Congress reconvenes this week.  However, she reminded participants that we all need to make our voices heard so that Congress does its part before these bills expire at the end of…

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Added by George Wolf on November 13, 2012 at 2:10pm — No Comments

From DomesticViolence Committee: REMINDER - VAWA not yet re-authorized!

672 Days

Since VAWA Expired

175 Days

Since Congress’ Last Action on VAWA

37 Days…

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Added by George Wolf on November 8, 2012 at 1:56pm — No Comments

From Domestic Violence Committee of NYWA: 2-day training seminar

Please note the Domestic Violence Committee of NYWA (New York Women's Agenda) is non-denominational, does not promote any faith, and is solely interested in effectively…
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Added by George Wolf on November 7, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee - Canceling Nov.15th meeting

Dear Domestic Violence Committee members and friends of the Committee: 



After having experienced the worst storm and storm damage in NYC history,

everyone we know is suffering from hardships at least to some degree

and there's a general uncertainty about when things will return to

"normal," if they ever can for some of us.



In addition, our host for that meeting, LocalVox, was especially hard hit,

being located in the Wall Street area.  Our thoughts and…

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Added by George Wolf on November 6, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee : NEED HELP WITH XMAS PARTY FOR VICTIMS

The Domestic Violence Committee of NYWA (New York Women’s Agenda)

SUPPORTS A CHRISTMAS PARTY ON DEC. 15TH FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – 11:30 AM to 1 PM – Pilgrim Church of Harlem, 15 W. 126th ST.

When victims of domestic violence leave their abusive relationships with their children, they often leave with only their clothes on their backs, and end up in homeless shelters. These shelters desperately need basics like toiletries, cleaning…

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Added by George Wolf on October 29, 2012 at 4:15pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee: PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION

We may have missed this one! But better late than never....

Presidential Proclamation -- National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2012

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH, 2012

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

For far too long, domestic violence was ignored or treated as a private matter where victims were left to suffer in silence…

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Added by George Wolf on October 29, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee - GOV> CUOMO SIGNS MORE DV-RELATED LEGISLATION

New Domestic Violence Legislation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed into law a robust package of legislation that will improve the criminal justice system’s response to domestic violence while at the same time provide survivors with enhanced protections. The bill addresses the recidivist nature of domestic violence by holding repeat offenders more accountable for their behavior with the creation of a new crime and new considerations when determining bail, and creates…

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Added by George Wolf on October 27, 2012 at 12:22pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee : IMPORTANT NEXT MEETING!

The Domestic Violence Committee

Breaking the Silence to End Domestic Violence 
Co-Chairs:  Susan Bartelstone (solutions@fightsafe.com) and Cecilia Gaston (cgaston@vipmujeres.org)

 

 

Agenda for next meeting  November 15, 2012 (and for 2013)

The next meeting of the Domestic Violence Committee is Thursday, 11/15/12 from…

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Added by George Wolf on October 27, 2012 at 12:12pm — No Comments

The Domestic Violence Committee of NYWA supports Christmas Party for victims in shelters

The Domestic Violence Committee of NYWA (New York Women’s Agenda)

SUPPORTS A CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

When victims of domestic violence leave their abusive relationships with their children, they often leave with only their clothes on their backs, and end up in homeless shelters. These shelters desperately need basics like toiletries, cleaning supplies, shampoo, toothbrushes, clothes, and school supplies for their children.

In…

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Added by George Wolf on October 17, 2012 at 5:11pm — No Comments

From Domestic Violence Committee = CELLPHONE SECURITY

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Added by George Wolf on October 15, 2012 at 1:16pm — No Comments

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