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Support our work for Colorado Gives Day and end of year giving!

Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 7. You can support our work by scheduling a donation in advance!  Find out what kind of donor unicorn you are and support our work by scheduling your gift today. More info about the origins of this campaign is below. 🦄 We encourage anyone who is able to also match their gift to us with a gift to their local domestic violence organization. Find your local agency and their donation link in our map.

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Resources after Colorado Springs shooting

5.10.2021 Another preventable tragedy has affected us here in Colorado – and once again, we’re trying to find the words to respond. Yesterday’s mass shooting at a Colorado Springs birthday party was an act of domestic violence in a dating relationship. It’s incredibly difficult to heal from trauma when it keeps happening. We hope that all of you, particularly our friends in Colorado Springs, will take time to breathe and grieve the impact of this

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Board of Directors Announces Leadership Transition

It is with gratitude that the Board of Directors of Violence Free Colorado announces the resignation of Amy Miller, executive director. Ms. Miller tendered her resignation on February 17 and will continue to support the organization through March 31, 2021. “On behalf of the board of directors, coalition members, and staff, I would like to thank Amy for her 13 years of service to Violence Free Colorado. Her passion for ending gender-based and relationship

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Election Day and Post-election Resources

These resources are intended to help individuals and organizations plan for their own and their communities' care and safety during and after Election Day. As always, we are available as a support to our members - please reach out to us at info@violencefreeco.org with any questions or concerns.  You can register to vote in-person until 7 p.m. on Election Day in Colorado. Visit Colorado Secretary of State's Election

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2019 Impact Report

“Even as we navigate the unique trials and opportunities of 2020, it’s important to take a moment to reflect on changes and celebrate the successes of the past year.” -Amy Miller, Violence Free Colorado Executive Director   Though we are well into 2020, with its unique challenges and demands, we believe it is important to pause and reflect upon the success of 2019. We want to acknowledge our member programs and individuals, our board members,

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Housing, Homelessness, and Shelter Information During COVID-19

To link to our general COVID-19 Resource Page, click here.  People experiencing homelessness, including survivors of domestic violence, often have a higher risk for exposure to communicable diseases.  During this pandemic, survivors are likely seeing escalating power, control, and abuse from the people causing harm to them.  It is crucial that domestic violence programs work with survivors across the housing spectrum to address their unique needs during this crisis. 3/2/20 Gov. Polis Announcement re: Evictions,

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Colorado News Articles On Coronavirus and Domestic Violence

Last updated March 25, 2020. Violence Free Colorado staff have spoken with multiple news outlets about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting survivors and the agencies who support them. The Colorado Independent: Violence Free Colorado Executive Director Amy Miller, Bright Future Foundation, Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence, and Latina SafeHouse contributed to this article in The Colorado Independent. CBS Denver: Violence Free Colorado Associate Director Amy Pohl spoke with CBS Denver. Click here to read.