31 Ways VAWA, FVPSA, & VOCA Make a Difference [#31n31 October 2014]

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For Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) in 2014, NNEDV is bringing you 31 ways that key federal laws - VAWA, FVPSA, and VOCA - have made a difference in the lives of survivors and in communities across the country. There's one for each day of the month, so re-pin and help raise awareness!

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31. Happy Anniversary, #VAWA #FVPSA & #VOCA! Because of these laws, victims across the US are safer, more perpetrators are held accountable, & communities are more secure. Together, we have made tremendous progress - and we are energized for the work ahead! #31n31 #DVAM October 2014, Domestic Violence, Happy Anniversary, Taj Mahal, Hold On, Community, Travel, Life, Happy Aniversary

31. Happy Anniversary, #VAWA #FVPSA & #VOCA! Because of these laws, victims across the US are safer, more perpetrators are held accountable, & communities are more secure. Together, we have made tremendous progress - and we are energized for the work ahead! #31n31 #DVAM

The coordinated community response supported by brings stakeholders from victim services, law enforcement, the legal system, and more together so that we can all work collaboratively to improve responses to domestic violence. Legal System, October 2014, Domestic Violence, Law Enforcement, No Response, Bring It On, Relationship, Community, Education

30. The coordinated community response supported by #VAWA brings stakeholders from victim services, law enforcement, the legal system, and more together so that we can all work collaboratively to improve responses to domestic violence. #31n31 #DVAM

Studies show that domestic violence shelters are addressing victims' urgent & long-term needs and are helping victims protect themselves & their children. Awesome Quotes, Best Quotes, Thirty One Gifts, I Survived, Giving Back, October 2014, Domestic Violence, Shelters, Encouragement

29. Studies show that domestic violence shelters are addressing victims' urgent & long-term needs and are helping victims protect themselves & their children. #FVPSA #31n31 #DVAM

2013 requires colleges and universities to develop plans to prevent dating violence and sexual assault, intervene appropriately when incidents occur, and increase training and education about survivors’ rights, bystander intervention, & more. October 2014, Domestic Violence, Colleges, Dating, Training, How To Plan, Education, Life, Coaching

28. #VAWA 2013 requires colleges and universities to develop plans to prevent dating violence and sexual assault, intervene appropriately when incidents occur, and increase training and education about survivors’ rights, bystander intervention, & more. #31n31 #DVAM #itsonus

One of programs is designed to help victims with civil legal needs, and research indicates that the practical nature of these services gives victims long-term alternatives to abusive relationships. Abusive Relationship, Relationships, Domestic Violence, Human Rights, Civilization, October 2014, Purple, Nature, Purple Stuff

27. One of #VAWA's programs is designed to help victims with civil legal needs, and research indicates that the practical nature of these services gives victims long-term alternatives to abusive relationships. #31n31 #DVAM

25. Each year, #VAWA funds training for over 500,000 officers, prosecutors, and judges, improving our country's criminal justice response to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. #31n31 #DVAM Criminal Justice, Judges, October 2014, Domestic Violence, No Response, Dating, Training, Coaching, Quotes

25. Each year, #VAWA funds training for over 500,000 officers, prosecutors, and judges, improving our country's criminal justice response to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. #31n31 #DVAM

supports domestic violence prevention through the DELTA CDC program. The program has helped communities increase their prevention activities 10 fold. October 2014, Domestic Violence, Activities, How To Make, Life

24. #FVPSA supports domestic violence prevention through the DELTA CDC program. The program has helped communities increase their prevention activities 10 fold. #31n31 #DVAM

Survivors identify housing as one of their greatest needs. The transitional housing program helps survivors access safe, affordable housing as they rebuild their lives. Affordable Housing, October 2014, Domestic Violence, Life

23. Survivors identify housing as one of their greatest needs. The #VAWA transitional housing program helps survivors access safe, affordable housing as they rebuild their lives. #31n31 #DVAM

SASP program is the first funding stream dedicated solely to providing direct services to victims of sexual violence, including things like accompaniment through medical and legal systems, hotlines, crisis intervention, and advocacy. Crisis Intervention, Legal System, October 2014, Domestic Violence, Medical, Life, Active Ingredient

19. #VAWA’s SASP program is the first funding stream dedicated solely to providing direct services to victims of sexual violence, including things like accompaniment through medical and legal systems, hotlines, crisis intervention, and advocacy. #31in31 #DVAM

funding is derived from criminal fines and fees, not taxpayer revenue, making it a unique federal funding stream. It's also one of the most stable sources of funding for programs serving survivors. October 2014, Domestic Violence, Stables, Unique, How To Make, Life, Federal, Horse Stables, Horse Barns

18. #VOCA funding is derived from criminal fines and fees, not taxpayer revenue, making it a unique federal funding stream. It's also one of the most stable sources of funding for programs serving survivors. #31n31 #DVAM

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