Webinar Event! Protecting Victims and Communities from Firearms in Domestic Violence Cases: Collaborative Strategies

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 60 minutes)

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Is your community doing all it can to prevent firearms-related violence perpetrated by abusers in DV cases?  Are you encountering challenges to implementing existing state, tribal, and federal firearms restrictions? Learn about strategies for effective implementation at all stages of civil and criminal...

What's the Dish?: Teen DV Month Last Minute Call to Action Menu

Calling all procrastinators! Not yet sure yet what you will be doing with your school, community, or your young people for Teen DV Month?

We’ve got you covered.

That’s Not Cool has partnered with Break the Cycle, and loveisrespect to present you with our full menu of planned events, activities, tools, and content.

We are excited to partner with local groups and organizations...


Webinar Opportunity: Improve the Accessibility of Your Virtual Events

Virtual events (webinars and meetings that take place in a virtual meeting room) have a unique set of requirements to be accessible to people with disabilities and Deaf individuals. Vera staff will lead interested OVW-funded TA providers through an interactive process of assessing the accessibility of their existing virtual events, and help them to incorporate best practices to...


Creating Accessible In-Person Events Training Announcement

SAVE THE DATE!
August 2 - 4, 2016
Minnesota 
Hosted by the Vera Institute of Justice
 
The next Creating Accessible In-Person Events Training is tentatively scheduled to take place August 2 through August 4 in Minnesota. This FREE three day training is designed exclusively for OVW-funded technical assistance providers to create in-person events (conferences, trainings,...

Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced new guidance from the Justice Department designed to help law enforcement agencies prevent gender bias in their response to sexual assault and domestic violence.  The guidance, “Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence,” serves two key...


Training Opportunity for TA Providers: Effective Program and Curriculum Development Workshop

Futures Without Violence will hold an “Effective Program and Curriculum Development Workshop” on July 14-16, 2015 in San Diego, California, as part of the Institute for Leadership in Education and Development (I-LED) created to assist all OVW grantees with education/training program development and delivery. For more information, please see the brochure for the workshop....


Upcoming Conference Request and Report Webinar Opportunity

OVW is providing a webinar based on the popular “Getting to Yes on Conference Requests” workshop presented at the 2013 All TA Provider Meeting. Nadine Neufville, Deputy Director for Grant Development and Management, will provide an overview of the current conference request and report requirements and processes, discuss the most common issues that delay conference request...


NNEDV Launches Transitional Housing Toolkit

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) has launched their new Transitional Housing Toolkit for domestic violence transitional housing programs throughout the country. This online toolkit allows transitional housing programs to easily and independently access a wealth of resources and ensures that they have the information needed to enhance their important work...


OVW is Looking for Peer Reviewers!

If you or someone you know is interested in participating in OVW's peer reviews process, we would like to hear from you.

To assist OVW in assessing the merits of grant applications, OVW uses active practitioners or recent retirees who possess subject matter expertise and experience addressing domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and/or stalking. OVW peer...

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