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Protect Domestic Violence Survivors’ Access to Healthcare

  We don’t want to go backwards. Repealing the Affordable Care Act or changing the Medicaid program puts millions of women at risk. Where you live makes all the difference—Washington State has laws that protect domestic violence survivors who need to take time off from work and support access to health care, reproductive health care and […]

Information on Recent Immigration Enforcement Actions

WSCADV joins the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (NTF) to oppose the recent arrest and detention of the immigrant transgender domestic violence survivor who was seeking a protection order from her abusive partner in El Paso, Texas.

Redfin Sponsorship of the 2017 Refuse To Abuse® 5K

We are excited to share this announcement from Redfin! Redfin is the modern way to buy or sell a home. Our mission is to redefine real estate in the customer’s favor. That means utilizing the most up to date technology to browse for your next home on our website while also employing Redfin agents who […]

Statement of Opposition to the Executive Immigration Actions

WSCADV joins the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (NTF) in opposing Executive Orders recently issued by the President relating to immigrants and refugees. These Executive Orders endanger the safety of victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking, their families, and communities at large. We oppose any policies that further […]

Why WSCADV supports #WhyIMarch

The Women’s March on Washington “aims to send a message to all levels of government, including but not limited to the incoming Presidential administration, that we stand together in solidarity and we expect elected leaders to act to protect the rights of women, their families and their communities.” WSCADV supports and joins this movement. Working to end […]

New Study: Violence Against American Indian & Alaska Native Women & Men

A new study funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) looks at the extent and impact of sexual and intimate partner violence against American Indian and Alaska Native victims. The study analyzed data from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS). The rates of violence against both Native women and men are […]

The Gift of Peace

The “Give the Gift of Peace” campaign launched this weekend throughout western Washington. Last year’s campaign raised over $20,000 in donations, but even more important is that the campaign is a concrete message to the survivors of domestic violence in our communities that their neighbors care about and support them. Check out our press release: Jacksons […]

WSCADV in the News

WSCADV has been in the news quite a bit in recent weeks. Check out what we had to say!

WSCADV announces two million in funding for Domestic Violence Housing First research

Studies show that domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness. The Domestic Violence Housing First approach prioritizes getting survivors of domestic violence into stable housing as quickly as possible and then providing the support they need to rebuild their lives. We are thrilled to announce an investment of two million dollars to research the effectiveness […]

Thank you, Líderes Campesinas

Crossing Borders advocates had the unique opportunity to share stories and learn from Líderes Campesinas. Líderes Campesinas has been working on elevating immigrant farmworker women issues, as well as building shared leadership amongst immigrant farmworker women to affect change in their communities. For more information, go to: liderescampesinas.org. *** Las intercesoras de Crossing Borders tuvieron […]