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JOIN OUR TEAM-We’re hiring!

Position has been filled!Training & Technical Assistance Specialist Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 annually Benefits: Full health, dental, and vision coverage for employee. Generous PTO. 3% Simple IRA match. RTD EcoPass. Flexible and remote work options. Monthly internet stipend. The Training & Technical Assistance Specialist (TTAS) provides training, technical assistance, and systems advocacy on domestic violence.  The TTAS works closely with our Housing Program Manager (HPM) to help anti-domestic violence programs build and maintain Flexible Funding

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2022 Impact Report

Last year was one of change - both in and outside of our agency. Learn about our work in 2022 through our latest impact report. We're grateful for our staff, members, and partners and all that they do each day to address and prevent relationship violence in Colorado. Questions or feedback for us? Email info@violencefreeco.org. Curious about past coalition work? Visit our impact report archive. purple flowers in snow

12:26 pm 12:26 pm

We’re hiring for 2 positions! (positions now filled)

Training and Program Director - this position has been filled The Training and Program Director (TPD) leads our educational programming and makes real our educational vision. Violence Free Colorado works to be a thought leader in our state and in anti-domestic violence movements. We are a primary educator for community-based advocates here in Colorado and a strong training partner to a variety of non-profit, systems-based, and culturally-specific service providers. The TPD supports our training staff

4:47 pm 4:47 pm

Board Announces New Executive Director

Dear Members and Partners, The Board of Directors of Violence Free Colorado is proud to announce the appointment of our new Executive Director, Roshan Kalantar, effective Jan. 17.  Roshan has been serving as the Associate Director of the Coalition since 2020, and has been working in the field of advocacy and gender-based violence for over 15 years. Born in Iran, Roshan grew up in Colorado and Arizona. She has lived and worked in Washington

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Executive leadership transition

Good afternoon members and partners of Violence Free Colorado, It is with a profound mix of sadness and gratitude that we are writing to inform you that Monica Rivera has given her resignation as Executive Director of Violence Free Colorado. Monica will stay in the role until mid-January, when she will take a position responsible for prevention education at the national level. We first want to extend gratitude to Monica for her remarkable contributions

11:26 am 11:26 am

Pausing Stand Up Colorado

We’d like to let our followers know that we’ll be pausing Stand Up Colorado activities and communications for 2023. As many may know, we've experienced considerable transition the past several years. Pausing the campaign will give our staff a chance to regroup, and define and recommit to what our violence prevention work can look like moving forward. We want to be sure we’re giving prevention work the attention and resourcing it needs to be successful,

11:38 am 11:38 am

Club Q

This for many is a time of loss, grief, a time for anger. November 20, 2022, was Transgender Day of Remembrance - a day set aside to honor the lives of those we have already lost.  The mass shooting at Club Q on the eve of Transgender Day of Rememberance reminds us that hate and oppression do not wait — even for our grief, even for our mourning.  We know that the violence targeted at

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To our community after SCOTUS’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade:

Violence Free Colorado wants to express our collective disappointment and anger at the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, thus ending the constitutional right to abortion. As the state’s domestic violence coalition, we feel a tremendous sense of responsibility to our constituents in the state right now. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness about the impact this decision will have on the material reality for survivors of interpersonal violence, and

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CAIA Scholarships for DVP-Funded Organizations!

Colorado's Domestic Violence Program (DVP) is pleased to offer DVP-funded organizations up to four registration reimbursements per organization for staff to attend the Colorado Advocacy in Action (CAIA) Conference June 14-16! DVP will also offer registration reimbursement for up to four individuals per DVP-funded organization for the June 13 pre-conference institute on the intersections of Deaf Culture, Racial Identity, and Language Access.  To claim your scholarships: Register your staff by May 20 to get

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CAIA 2022 Keynote Speaker

We're excited to announce our keynote speaker for our virtual conference this June! Learn more about Dominique Morgan here.