NCADV Statement on 2021 Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) released a statement this week acknowledging Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), which is recognized during the month of October. NCADV’s theme for 2021’s DVAM is #WeAreResilient, a reminder of survivor’s resiliency as well as the collective resiliency of the domestic violence movement.  “We …

NOTICE: Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Hearing

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and it is time for the Senate to introduce and pass a strong VAWA reauthorization that meets the needs of survivors! WHAT’S HAPPENING Tomorrow, October 5, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on VAWA! Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco will be testifying …

JULY IS BEBE MOORE CAMPBELL NATIONAL MINORITY MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH ALSO KNOWN AS BIPOC MENTAL HEALTH MONTH

Formally recognized in June 2008 (and currently designated as), Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month was created to bring awareness to the unique struggles that underrepresented groups face in regard to mental illness in the US. Bebe Moore Campbell was an American author, journalist, teacher, and mental health advocate who worked tirelessly to shed …

Have a Proud and Happy Juneteenth!

“Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.” “Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes …