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WSCADV’s response to Mariners’ workplace complaints

This morning, the Seattle Times published “Three Mariners execs faced workplace complaints; three women received settlements.” Sexual harassment and the objectification of women is unacceptable. The #MeToo movement has raised the visibility of sexual harassment and sexual violence and changed this country’s conversation about how women are treated in all areas of their lives. This […]

Refuse To Abuse® 5k sold out!

We are thrilled to announce that our 7th annual Refuse To Abuse® 5k at Safeco Field has sold out! Thank you to everyone who has signed up to join us in taking a stand against domestic and sexual violence and playing a role in creating healthy, safe communities. Read our press release here.

New data from the National Intimate Partner & Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS)

The National Intimate Partner & Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) is an ongoing, nationally representative survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The survey assesses sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence in the United States. In May 2018, the CDC released new data in this NISVS 2015 Data Brief. Sexual […]

Take Action Today to Stop Family Separation

TAKE ACTION TODAY to stop family separation of children from their parents seeking asylum. Call your Congressional Representative NOW to ask them to vote NO on the two immigration bills coming up for vote tomorrow (6/21). Tell them to reject both the Goodlatte bill AND the Ryan ‘compromise’. These are damaging bills that won’t help […]

Join WSCADV’s Board of Directors!

We want you! The WSCADV Board of Directors is looking for folks from member programs as well as community and individual members to run for election to the board. This year, the Board is seeking nominees who can bring skills and experience in finance, fundraising, and/or helping organizations in transition. In keeping with our priorities to […]

Safety and Justice for All

At the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV), we are working every day to create a world where all people can live and love freely without fear. The current erosion of immigrant protections, rights, and dignity is in direct conflict with our mission, Principles of Unity, and Theory of Change. All families should be […]

Impact of the Refuse To Abuse®5k

“Running Saved My Life” Annual Refuse To Abuse® 5k helped domestic violence survivor heal a lifetime of trauma. This article originally appeared in the Mariners Magazine. Reprinted by permission of the Seattle Mariners. Mariners Magazine is available at the ballpark or by subscription. More details here.  Excerpt: Amy had finally started to get her bearings. After […]

Domestic Violence Fatalities

Every single life lost to domestic violence is one too many. In WA state last year there were 55 domestic violence-related fatalities (35 homicides and 20 abuser suicides). This table includes the number of domestic violence fatalities by county for the past 21 years. We study and report on this because it isn’t just data. […]

Seattle Storm Honors Nan Stoops

The Seattle Storm has selected WSCADV’s Nan Stoops as one of their 2018 Inspiring Women honorees. “I am very honored to join the Seattle Storm in celebrating the strength, resilience, courageous survival, and bold living of women and girls in our community,” said Stoops. “This is our time, right now, to take the world by Storm!” […]

New Study Finds Racial & Gender Segregation in Restaurant Industry

A new study—Ending Jim Crow in America’s Restaurants—reveals deep racial and gender segregation in the restaurant industry. This means that women, immigrants, and people of color working in restaurants have less opportunity to increase their wages. When survivors don’t have access to a livable, stable income, it affects how they make decisions about their relationships: […]