National Network to End Domestic Violence Official Website
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The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is once again partnering with some of DC’s finest women chefs and mixologists to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) through... Read More ▹
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) book club, Reader with a Cause, provides a platform for readers to discuss equality, empowerment, and violence against women as it appears in... Read More ▹
Thank you for your interest in an internship with NNEDV! We are a social change organization that is dedicated to creating a social, political, and economic environment in which violence against women no... Read More ▹
NNEDV would like to thank our 2013 Partners for supporting our work:
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Thank you for participating in NNEDV's Intersection of Domestic Violence & HIV/AIDS Training of Trainers. Below you will find the curriculum, handouts, trainer resources, the PowerPoint, and videos to use in... Read More ▹
VAWA 2013 builds on landmark housing protections included in VAWA 2005 for survivors in federally-subsidized housing units/programs by 1) maintaining current protections, 2) protecting sexual assault victims... Read More ▹
Please find materials below to help you plan your time in Washington, DC for NNEDV's Annual Advocacy Conference (June 3-4, 2014).
Frequently Asked Questions
Tips on a Congressional... Read More ▹
Positively Safe: The Intersection of Domestic Violence & HIV/AIDS
NNEDV Training for Domestic Violence & HIV/AIDS Service Providers
Developed in 2010, the Positively Safe project addresses the intersection of... Read More ▹
Victor Rivas Rivers: "Domestic violence should be everyone's issue."
Gloria Gaynor: "Everyone should become part of the solution to end domestic violence." Read More ▹
Legendary Grammy Award artist Gloria Gaynor is best known for her iconic hit, “I Will Survive,” an uplifting and empowering song of survival.
For more than three decades, “I Will Survive” has been a beacon of... Read More ▹
NNEDV applauds U.S. Representative Donna Edwards (D-Md.) for being named one of Esquire Magazine’s top ten best members of Congress. Rep. Edwards is a co-founder of NNEDV and its first executive director.
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Please join NNEDV, the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, and My Sister's House for the second annual Community Engagement Day in Charleston, South Carolina.
Wednesday,... Read More ▹
Beginning in October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, NNEDV invites you to join us as we Take A Stand to End the Silence on domestic violence and Give Hope to thousands of victims and their families. ... Read More ▹
WomensLaw.org Website: The website provides over 6,000 pages of legal information written specifically for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The information, revised in accordance with annual... Read More ▹
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NNEDV's Safety Net Project helps agencies and communities respond effectively to the ways that technology impacts victims of domestic and dating violence, sexual violence and stalking. We provide resources,... Read More ▹
NNEDV provides training, resources, and technical assistance to assist U.S. DOJ Office of Violence Against Women Grant Programs (OVW grantees) in their critical work of supporting victim safety, holding... Read More ▹
Join our 15th Anniversary Campaign!
We are asking our friends and partners to help mark this 15th anniversary year by making a special gift for 15 months. Your contribution will help NNEDV continue to expand upon... Read More ▹
NNEDV today recognized Wednesday, November 25th as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, a day designated by the United Nations and known worldwide. November 25th also marks the... Read More ▹
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An enormous opportunity awaits the 113th Congress and the Administration. Every Member of Congress can positively impact victims by supporting legislation and funding that promotes victim safety, perpetrator... Read More ▹
The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 24th decided to uphold the federal law that bans convicted domestic violence abusers from possessing firearms. NNEDV, Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), who authored the original... Read More ▹
Domestic violence victims often cite lack of employment and financial security as barriers to leaving an abusive relationship and many abusers control the relationship by limiting the victim’s access to... Read More ▹
NNEDV supports raising the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) cap for Fiscal Year 2012 and including targeted funding in VOCA to address domestic and sexual violence.
The VOCA Fund was created by Congress in 1984 to... Read More ▹
Together, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) programs, the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) and the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Fund create and support comprehensive... Read More ▹
The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA), first authorized in 1984, is the only federal funding source dedicated directly to domestic violence shelters and programs. After FVPSA expired in... Read More ▹
Legislative Policies and Action
VAWA Housing Programs
Victims of domestic violence are often punished for the actions of their abusive partners. For example, victims of domestic violence living in public... Read More ▹
Young people are affected by domestic violence and dating violence as both victims and witnesses. One-half to two-thirds of residents in domestic violence shelters are children. In fact, on one day in 2010,... Read More ▹
Immigrant victims of domestic violence - whether documented or undocumented - face a number of barriers when seeking help and are less likely to report crimes or seek police assistance because... Read More ▹
Victims of domestic violence are at greatest risk of homicide at the point of separation or after leaving their violent partner.[i] Research shows that most individuals (87% of the U.S. population) have... Read More ▹
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) contain strong confidentiality provisions that limit the sharing of victims' personally identifying... Read More ▹
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Renewal passes the House and Senate and signed into law
New law will safely and effectively meet the needs of more victims
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is the... Read More ▹
SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Contact Congress now!
Use this Action Toolkit to take action on behalf of millions of victims/survivors across the country! These tools will help you... Read More ▹
U.S. state and territorial domestic violence coalitions provide critical leadership in coordinating efforts to end violence against women, addressing systemic barriers facing battered women and their... Read More ▹
More than 65,000 adults and children are served by domestic violence programs in a single day.
Why your support is so important:
Although NNEDV receives funding from government sources, foundations and... Read More ▹
NNEDV works proactively on Capitol Hill to make ending domestic violence a national priority.
Our priorities for the 113th Congress include:
Funding & Appropriations - Together, the Violence Against Women Act... Read More ▹
NNEDV's Housing Project supports transitional housing programs across the country, through training, program development, and policy advocacy. The project works to enhance services and accessibility for... Read More ▹
Hermosa Beach Actor Victor Rivers picks his battle: domestic violence. From the first time Victor Rivers held his son in his arms, he knew he could never hurt Eli like his own father had hurt him.
When Victor... Read More ▹
The legislative process is the means by which a bill becomes a federal law.
How a bill becomes a law
First, a member of the House or Senate drafts a bill and introduces it in their chamber. The bill is then... Read More ▹
NNEDV has a number of other special projects that focus on supporting leadership, building capacity, and changing the way society responds to domestic violence, with the goal of ending violence against women... Read More ▹
2011-2012 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report
2008 Annual Report
2007 Annual Report (Total Program Expenses listed below)
Safety Net: $828,947
Economic Justice: $748,764
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NNEDV Job Openings
To apply for a job opening at NNEDV, please send cover letter, resume and any additional materials requested in specific job postings via mail or email to
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NNEDV collaborates with U.S. state and territorial coalitions to assist states and local communities in the implementation of the U.S Violence Against Women Act, and provides state and territorial coalitions... Read More ▹
The Allstate Foundation's Economic Empowerment for Domestic Violence Survivors Program is a groundbreaking initiative of The Allstate Foundation and NNEDV, which addresses the pervasive, destructive barriers... Read More ▹
Victoria Dinges, Allstate Insurance Company (Chair)
Patti Seger, End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (Vice Chair)
Karen Tronsgard-Scott, Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (Treasurer)
Maria... Read More ▹
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) was founded more than 15 years ago to be the leading voice for survivors of domestic violence and their allies.
NNEDV was formed in 1990 when a small... Read More ▹
Domestic violence affects women and children in every community – large and small, urban and rural – and it continues to be the most underreported crime in America.
That’s why NNEDV works proactively on... Read More ▹
NNEDV projects address the complex causes and far-reaching consequences of domestic violence. Through cross-sector collaborations at the state, national and international level, we’re changing the way our... Read More ▹
NNEDV is the leading national voice of domestic violence survivors and advocates.
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NNEDV works to address and respond to needs identified by victims by providing tools that strengthen advocacy and help change the way society responds to domestic violence. This section provides online access... Read More ▹
When you get involved, you make a difference in the lives of tens of thousands of survivors affected by domestic violence each day.
Get involved today!
Donate and support our life-changing work.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: FEBRUARY 27, 2014
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Bethany House Abuse Shelter - Somerset, KY The Executive Director is responsible for the management, oversight, and administration of a residential program for victims of domestic... Read More ▹
If you are in danger, please try to use a safer computer that someone abusive does not have direct or remote (hacking) access to.
If you think your activities are being monitored, they probably are. Abusive people... Read More ▹
LET'S RAISE OUR VOICES FOR SURVIVORS!
Urge the U.S. Congress to fully fund the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA), raise the Victims of Crime... Read More ▹
Domestic violence survivors often require more privacy and safety considerations whether they have relocated and are in hiding or just want to minimize the information that abusers can gather about them... Read More ▹