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[CLOSED] Take Part in the National Day of Action for VAWA

June 25, 2012 – Congress needs to send a strong, bipartisan VAWA, that safely and effectively meets the needs of all victims, to the President.  Congressional leaders must hear our strong and united message once and for all: your work on VAWA is not over.  We have too much at stake and doing nothing is not an option.  Let’s send a national unified message to Congress to pass a strong, bipartisan VAWA that safely and effectively meets the needs of all victims – NOW!

Participate in the Day of Action on Tuesday, June 26th to reauthorize VAWA – call your members of Congress and use social media!


  • Call your Senators and Representatives and insist that they pass VAWA as a matter of urgent priority.
  • When you call, tell your Members of Congress: “I urge you to pass a strong, bipartisan VAWA reauthorization bill that safely and effectively protects ALL victims of violence – NOW.  VAWA has positively impacted me/my community in the following way [insert personal story].  By reauthorizing a strong VAWA reauthorization bill that protects all victims of violence, VAWA programs and services can continue to serve victims and make our communities safer.
  • Visit NNEDV’s Legislative Action Center to take action and provide us with feedback about your calls.


  • Follow NNEDV on Twitter and use these hashtags: #ReauthorizeVAWA and #VAWA
  • Tell Congress to #ReauthorizeVAWA before the 7/4 vacation
  • Join National Day of #Action4VAWA!  Call your Congress member @ 202-224-3121 today!
  • [Insert your Congress person’s Twitter handle] #ReauthorizeVAWA for ALL survivors!  Stand up to take #Action4VAWA!


Action in DC:

  • If you are in Washington, DC, join us for a national rally on June 26th on Capitol Hill.  Advocates will gather at the U.S. Capitol to directly call upon Congress to reauthorize VAWA now.

Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Location: U.S. Capitol, Area 9, enter site at the intersection of 1st Street and Constitution Avenue
Register to attend