Family or Food? No One Should Have to Choose

Take Action by December 10th! To end abuse and create thriving communities, families must feel safe seeking help to access food, health care, and housing. The proposed federal “Public Charge” rule is a threat to immigrant survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their communities. Please join WSCADV and anti-violence advocates around the country in speaking […]

Give the Gift of Peace with Jacksons Food Stores

Jacksons Food Stores is once again generously partnering with WSCADV to Give the Gift of Peace beginning today through December 25th. Last year, this campaign raised over $20,000 to support our work to prevent domestic violence. How can you be a part of it? Stop by your neighborhood Jacksons and purchase a Peace Dove for $1, $5, […]

We Are All Safer When the Law Recognizes and Protects Our Transgender Neighbors

The Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, and WomenSpirit – Washington State Native American Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, together stand in support of transgender recognition, rights, and protections under law. Everyone deserves the basic rights and fundamental freedoms of life, liberty, safety, and respect. We oppose […]

Standing with Our Jewish, Immigrant and Other Members and Communities Targeted by Hate Violence

Please join the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence in holding in warm embrace our member programs – including those working with Jewish, immigrant and refugee, African American, and LGBTQ survivors of abuse – and communities targeted by hate violence and extremists. Last week’s shooting in Pittsburgh, targeting the Tree of Life Or L’Simcha synagogue, […]

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 […]