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September 14, 2015

NNEDV Invites You to Join the National Week of Action from October 19-23, 2015!

  • Monday, October 19 - Talk to a Friend about Domestic Violence
  • Tuesday, October 20 - Join our Twitter chat on DV & Housing at 3 PM (EST)
  • Wednesday, October 21 - Donate to or Volunteer with NNEDV, your State/Territory Coalition, or Local Program
  • Thursday, October 22 - Wear Purple for #PurpleThursday
  • Friday, October 23 - Call on Congress for Common-Sense Gun Legislation

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September 12, 2015

Top DC-Metro Chefs and Mixologists Unite to End Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON, DC – Presented by Google and Facebook, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is partnering with top DC, Maryland, and Virginia chefs and mixologists to bring Chefs Take a Stand to our nation’s capital this fall. This one-of-a-kind event combines three ingredients Washingtonians simply cannot pass up: top-notch food & creative cocktails, the opportunity to see & be seen, and an important social cause – ending domestic violence.

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August 13, 2015

Following the murder of Monica Butler Johnson in Geismar, LA over the weekend, Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley advised victims of domestic violence to arm themselves and “drop him before he gets into your house.” This advice contradicts numerous research studies showing that the presence of firearms greatly increases danger to the victim [1] where there has been domestic violence.

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August 4, 2015

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is excited to announce our newest online resource, the App Safety Center. The App Safety Center provides tips, information, and resources for the safe development and use of smartphone apps addressing domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, harassment, and stalking.

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July 27, 2015

This week, the Safety Net project at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV):

  • BRINGS TOGETHER 250 technologists, victim advocates, and justice professionals in San Francisco
  • UNVEILS an App Safety Center to help victims and their advocates navigate smartphone apps
  • ANNOUNCES a new initiative funded by the Digital Trust Foundation to create an online toolkit of criminal and civil remedies relating to technology-assisted abuse and stalking

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July 24, 2015

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) welcomes the data released today on mass killings – a frightful scourge in our nation. The research indicates that in the majority of cases, the perpetrators knew the victim or victims. Analysis of mass shootings reveals that the majority of these known perpetrators are abusers.

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