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June 19, 2016

This Sunday, June 19th, we celebrate Father’s Day. Much like Mother’s Day, this day of observation can stir up emotions ranging from joy to anger to celebration to sorrow.

For me, Father’s Day is a time of remembrance. My dad passed away when I was 12 years old, so the past fourteen Father’s Days have been rather difficult. However, I still have memories, and through memories I have gratitude. My gratitude is that, though imperfectly, my dad was the one who first shaped my views of feminism.

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June 16, 2016

For years, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community has shown the world that love is stronger than the violence and hatred which has long sought to destroy it. In the wake of the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) stands in solidarity with the LGBTQ community.

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June 15, 2016

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) recognizes June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2016. This international day of awareness is aimed at educating people about the impact of elder abuse. As 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day in the United States, domestic and sexual violence programs need to be aware of the changing needs of older survivors. [1]

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June 14, 2016

This Sunday, June 19th, 2016, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) celebrates Father’s Day. Dads have a unique role to play in our lives. To honor the incredible men who have guided us and shaped our lives, we have a challenge for you: describe your dad in just one word and share it with us on social media using #MyDad1Word and #MiPapá1Palabra.

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June 13, 2016

By: Kim Pentico, Director of Economic Justice and LySaundra Campbell, Development & Communications Intern

1.    It’s Complicated

If it wasn’t, we would have ended it by now. There are many “isms” (racism, sexism, classism, heteronormativism, etc.) that play a major part in perpetuating violence against women. Addressing these root causes takes significant social change and coordinated social action, in addition to ensuring that comprehensive, holistic services are available every single day to serve victims’ and survivors’ immediate short- and long-term needs.  

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June 9, 2016

Passion And Bipartisanship Mark NNEDV’S Annual Advocacy Day Conference

On June 7 and 8, NNEDV hosted its Advocacy Day Conference to advocate for improved legislation and increased funding to prevent and end domestic violence. Coalition leaders and victim advocates from most U.S. states and territories convened in Washington, DC to meet with lawmakers and promote key legislative priorities. The Advocacy Day Conference is a chance for leaders from each state to meet with their Members of Congress to discuss vital funding and legislative concerns in order to better respond to domestic violence. These include desperately needed funding for victim service programs under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA), and the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA).

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