Legal Advocate Get-Together

Join advocates from around the state for a legal advocacy get-together and training! Connect with other legal advocates to learn about and discuss legal issues affecting survivors, best practices for legal advocacy, share challenges, success stories and more.

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Legal Advocate Get-Together

Join advocates from around the state for a legal advocacy get-together and training! Connect with other legal advocates to learn about and discuss legal issues affecting survivors, best practices for legal advocacy, share challenges, success stories and more.

Register Now!

Survivor Centered Legal Advocacy

Webinar on legal advocacy strategies when working with the most marginalized survivors including LGBTQ, people of color and undocumented folks.

Confidentiality Refresh Webinar

Join us for a webinar to talk about confidentiality- one of the core values of domestic violence advocacy.

We will discuss best organizational practices for confidentiality and record keeping, federal changes to policies around data breaches and confidentiality, as well as strategies for advocates to uphold confidentiality while working with other systems.

This webinar is relevant for advocates and direct service staff, as well as managers, administrative staff and directors.

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Survivor-Centered Legal Advocacy Webinar

Join us for a webinar and get to know our new Legal Advocacy Program Coordinator, Heather Wehr.

Let’s talk about our unique role as legal advocates, what it means to be survivor-centered in the face of various systems and specific strategies to support legal advocacy with the most marginalized survivors including LGBTQ, people of color and undocumented folks.

This webinar is useful for everyone- whether you have been doing legal advocacy for years or are just getting started.

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Legal Protections for Low-Wage Workers Surviving Violence – Spokane Valley, WA

Join us for a *FREE* training for advocates helping people who work in hospitality, agricultural or other seasonal or low wage, low visibility jobs.

This intensive legal advocacy training by the Northwest Justice Project (NJP) staff attorneys will include referral information for survivors of violence, labor rights, sexual and/or employer harassment and retaliation in the workplace, time off for DV/SA, and information on how advocates can work with NJP to help low wage working survivors to get access to legal help.

Specialized information may include:

  • Labor rights in agricultural settings that impact survivors
  • The Washington State DV leave law
  • Legal remedies for undocumented workers
  • NJP recent successes, strategy, and case priority
  • How and in what case to connect survivors to NJP
  • Resource sharing in languages other than English for advocates to take into their work
  • VAWA policy updates from NWIRP

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Legal Protections for Low-Wage Workers Surviving Violence – La Conner, WA

Join us for a *FREE* training for advocates helping people who work in hospitality, agricultural or other seasonal or low wage, low visibility jobs.

This intensive legal advocacy training by the Northwest Justice Project (NJP) staff attorneys will include referral information for survivors of violence, labor rights, sexual and/or employer harassment and retaliation in the workplace, time off for DV/SA, and information on how advocates can work with NJP to help low wage working survivors to get access to legal help.

Specialized information may include:

  • Labor rights in agricultural settings that impact survivors
  • The Washington State DV leave law
  • Legal remedies for undocumented workers
  • NJP recent successes, strategy, and case priority
  • How and in what case to connect survivors to NJP
  • Resource sharing in languages other than English for advocates to take into their work
  • VAWA policy updates from NWIRP

Register Today!

Your Rights at Work

New resource! This easy to share poster outlines the workplace protections we have in Washington State for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against people based on their experience of  abuse. This law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for survivors, like a change in […]