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October 28, 2015

The holiday season is quickly approaching! If you're planning on any celebratory meals out with friends and family, please consider supporting a chef that shares our values and stands firmly against domestic violence. Be sure to let your server know that you're there enjoying the chef's food or mixologist's drink after seeing her or him at Chefs Take a Stand

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October 28, 2015

By Monica McLaughlin, Deputy Director of Public Policy at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

Turn the key to your own home, walk in and shut the door behind you – in violence-free homes, this is where we most feel like we can relax and be ourselves. Survivors of domestic violence who leave their abusive partners are searching for the same thing.

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October 27, 2015

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) thanks Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard and Senator Patty Murray for their reintroduction of the SAFE Act. The Security and Financial Empowerment (SAFE) Act helps to ensure the economic security and safety of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

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October 26, 2015

This post also appears on Positive Women's Network USA

By Ashley Slye, Transitional Housing Specialist and Manager of the Positively Safe Program at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

One in four women will be a victim of domestic violence in their lifetime; however, that number drastically increases for women living with HIV. More than half of women living with HIV will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. This shocking statistic is a reminder that the fields of domestic violence and HIV can longer remain disconnected. For a long time now, both fields have worked in a vacuum, with funding streams dictating what to do, who to work with, and how to assist them – leading to the ineffective and limited services to those most in need.

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October 21, 2015

This post also appears on the YWCA Blog

By Kristelyn Berry, Senior Office & Safety Net Coordinator at NNEDV

When help is needed, who are the first people that we think to call? Most don’t hesitate to call first responders – the police, firefighters, and Emergency Medical Services. However, communities of color, and specifically women of color, face different challenges and may not seek necessary assistance for reasons that are unique to their communities.

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October 13, 2015

From September 15 through October 15, the United States celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, which recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latin American people and celebrates their heritage and culture.

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