February 23, 2010
NNEDV today issued a statement in response to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's remarks on domestic violence and unemployment. NNEDV's president, Sue Else, said, "The economy does not cause domestic violence but can make it worse. Senator Reid is correct in discussing how pervasive domestic violence is and what job loss can do to exacerbate the problem. The poor economy can fuel the fire of domestic violence and limit options for victims to escape."
February 3, 2010NNEDV today applauded President Obama and Vice President Biden for proposing to increase federal funding for life-saving domestic violence services. “President Obama and Vice President Biden’s budget proposal sends a clear message that the White House is serious about serving survivors of domestic violence and holding perpetrators accountable,” said Sue Else, NNEDV’s president.
February 1, 2010
NNEDV today welcomed the beginning of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This month aims to bring attention to pervasive teen dating violence and what communities can do to end it. "Teen dating violence is a devastating reality in our schools and communities," said Sue Else, NNEDV's president.
January 28, 2010
NNEDV today praised President Obama for outlining priorities in his State of the Union address that will better serve survivors of domestic violence.