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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

We Choose All of Us

We believe that our efforts to end domestic violence must be grounded in a strong resolve for building laws and communities that welcome and respect immigrants, center the lived experiences of immigrants and survivors, and integrate immigrants into the fabric of our society. This means choosing inclusion, choosing compassion, and centering approaches and solutions that choose […]

WSCADV Stands with Immigrant Communities, Survivors, and Dreamers

  The Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV) is proud to stand with more than 1,850 leaders and organizations nationwide as a signatory to the “We Are With Dreamers” statement released today. This statement expresses our support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protects nearly 800,000 young people raised in […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

We Had Fun / Nos Divertimos

Latina advocates get together to help inform Crossing Borders on what Latina Centered Advocacy is.