June 20, 2015
By: Ron LeGrand, NNEDV Vice President of Public Policy
Throughout my life and my career, I have held many titles and positions of responsibility. I’ve been “Manager,” “Director,” “Counsel,” “Chief so and so,” and now “Vice President,” but the title that I’ve cherished most has been that of “Dad” to my six sons and “Pop Pop” to my four grandchildren. The responsibility is one that I’ve taken VERY seriously, especially as I have tried to teach them the real meaning of what it is to be a “man” and a “father,” and guide them as young Black males, as they navigate through life.
June 9, 2015
The threat of “revenge porn,” or the posting of intimate material (photos, video, etc.) without the consent of the person portrayed, is an increasingly common worry for victims and survivors of domestic violence.
June 8, 2015
Report reveals gaps in domestic violence service provision, highlights successes
For the ninth consecutive year, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) conducted its annual National Census of Domestic Violence Services on September 10, 2014 and today released their analysis of that data in the report: Domestic Violence Counts: A 24-hour Census of Domestic Violence Shelters and Services.
June 2, 2015
National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) hosts Advocacy Days Conference during its 25th anniversary celebration
This week, NNEDV is hosting its annual Advocacy Days Conference to advocate for improved legislation and increased funding to prevent and end domestic violence. NNEDV is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, reflecting on the progress that has been made for survivors as well as the barriers that still exist.