March 16, 2009
NNEDV celebrated a major victory when President Obama signed into law the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. The comprehensive package includes increased support for vital programs that help to prevent domestic violence and support victims.
March 6, 2009
With support from Mary Kay, Inc., the Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation works to eliminate domestic violence by offering grants to domestic violence shelters across the country. Since 2000, the foundation has awarded more than $11 million in grant money to shelters for women and children in all 50 states.
February 18, 2009
Calling on lawmakers to provide more resources to meet the increasing demand for shelter services, Sue Else, NNEDV President said, "Victims of domestic violence flee from life-threatening danger and are met with the effective services they need to rebuild their shattered lives."
February 13, 2009
NNEDV Looks forward to Congress Passing an Economic Recovery Package that Provides Jobs for Victim Advocates.
February 10, 2009
Your calls worked! On the heels of President Obama's 1st public address to the nation pleading for passage of an Economic Recovery bill, the Senate has just passed their version (61-37). The Senate version (unlike the House) contains $820 billion, including $400 million that would specifically create/sustain jobs for victim advocates.