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The Results Are In!

As a result of the statewide needs assessment conducted by the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) in 2015, housing for victims of crime was identified as a Special Project for the use of the new Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance funds. DCJ’s Office for Victims Programs (OVP) worked collaboratively with the state domestic violence coalition, Violence Free Colorado, and other stakeholders to address this need by supporting a set of demonstration sites across

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Call for Presenters for #CAIA2020

Apply to present at the Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference in June 2020 in beautiful Vail, CO. Get all the details and submit a proposal {or two} by November 12th. www.coloradoadvocacy.org/cfp2020  

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DVAM kicks off October 1st

Join us at Woods Boss Brewing from 5-8pm for food and fun! Join us for this year's Domestic Violence Awareness Kickoff: Mythbusters! Learn the facts, play some games and help raise funds to end relationship abuse in our state: - Each ticket comes with 1 free slice of pizza and 1 free pint - Win great prizes in our Mythical Character Costume Contest & Greek Mythology Trivia - $1 from each pint sold of our

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Violence Free Colorado is Hiring!

Violence Free Colorado is Hiring a Community Impact Coordinator And we want to hear from you! The Community Impact Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Community Impact Manager in planning, developing, implementing and monitoring Violence Free Colorado’s strategic communications, and prevention strategies and projects, and assisting with membership administrative duties. The focus is on increasing the capacity of the Coalition and members for impactful communication with the public, public will building on relationship violence and

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MomsRising Paid Family Leave Listening Tour

MomsRising and Good Business Colorado invite you to join a conversation with community and business leaders about paid family and medical leave. Enjoy free snacks and beverages and come prepared for some big thinking and strategizing about ways to lift our families, businesses, and economy. Event Schedule Sunday, Feb. 10: Fort Collins Wednesday, Feb. 13: Boulder Sunday, Feb. 17: Pueblo Saturday, Feb. 23: Avon Sunday, Feb. 24: Grand Junction RSVP by sending an email to CORSVP@momsrising.org.   MORE

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A Message from our Executive Director on recent organizational changes

November 19, 2018 Dear Members,Colleagues, and Friends, It’s a reflective time of year. A time when we contemplate all that we are grateful for and think about what has filled us with inspiration and hope this past year. Here at Violence Free Colorado, we have been thinking about our Members, and how thankful we are for the programs and individuals who are daily making a difference in the lives of those impacted by relationship violence.

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Meet the Coalition Feature

Violence Free Colorado is profiled in The National Network to End Domestic Violence's (NNEDV) Meet a Coalition feature this month! Through this regular feature, NNEDV introduces readers to the work of state coalitions on the issue of relationship violence. See Violence Free Colorado's profile at: https://nnedv.org/meet-violence-free-colorado/    

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October is #DVAM2018

Check out this year's resources! And join us for our Kick Off event at Woods Boss Brewing on October 1st. It's the first annual Not OK No k! Click here for more info...

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2018 Purple Ribbon Awards!

Each year, Violence Free Colorado recognizes and promotes excellence in domestic violence victim advocacy throughout Colorado by presenting to outstanding individuals and organizations a Purple Ribbon Award. This year, we honored: Emily Osan of the San Miguel Resource Center as the Outstanding Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Flora Archuleta of San Luis Valley Immigrant Resource Center as the Outstanding Leadership in Victim Advocacy Pam Maass of the Gold Law Firm as the Outstanding Community Ally Alliance

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New OLC Courses!

Check out Violence Free Colorado’s newest OLC Courses: Survivors with Disabilities This course is an introduction to working with Survivors with disabilities who have or are experiencing domestic violence. It is a broad overview which should lead to a basic understanding of working with Survivors with disabilities. The course provides an overview of the many community resources available to assist you and Survivors and prepares you to dig deeper into this area of your advocacy