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SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

Contact Congress now!

Use this Action Toolkit to take action on behalf of millions of victims/survivors across the country!  These tools will help you take quick and easy steps to urge Congress to increase funding to VAWA, FVPSA and the VOCA cap and to reauthorize FVPSA.

ACTION TOOLKIT

 

FY 2010 Briefing Book

FY 2010 Briefing Book

Use this book for additional details on VAWA funding, including charts and color graphs, as well as descriptions of the programs and the critical needs that can be addressed through full funding.

 

 

FY 2010 Appropriations and Authorizations Chart

Use this chart to see the House and Senate funding for Fiscal Year 2009.

U.S Federal Budget and Appropriations Process Explanation

Baffled by the federal budget and appropriations process?  Use this short guide to learn more!

Local Program Talking Points

Use these talking points when you make lobby visits to members of Congress to outline the request for full funding for all VAWA and FVPSA programs, and to raise the VOCA cap in the FY '09 Congressional Budget and to reauthorize FVPSA.

In-District Lobbying Guide

You don't have to leave home to meet your Members of Congress and tell them your story.  You can visit them when they're in their district offices or invite them to tour your program or attend an event. Our new In-District Lobbying Guide will tell you how to make it happen.  Be sure to work with your state domestic violence coalition on the visits.

Lobbying Fact Sheet

Wondering whether you can lobby? Read this one-page fact sheet.

Domestic Violence Counts 08: A 24-hour census of domestic violence shelters and services

Read this report for a powerful glimpse into the demand for domestic violence services.

State Specific Services and Funding needs

Learn about services and funding needs in your state in the Individual State/Territory information from the Domestic Violence Counts 07 report.

VAWA,FVPSA and VOCA Funding Fact Sheet

Use this one-page fact sheet to learn more about funding for the Violence Against Women Act, the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act and the Victims of Crime Act

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Fact Sheet

Find out why funding is so desperatly needed to prevent and end domestic and sexual violence.