Articles with keyword "Violence Against Women Act"

Historic Victory: President Barack Obama Reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act

Posted on: Thursday, March 7, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Violence Against Women Act, Ariel Zwang, President Obama

On Thursday, March 7, 2013, President Barack Obama signed into law the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The legislation, which aims to protect the victims of domestic violence, was originally passed in 1994 but failed to be...

CBS News’ Crimesider Interviews Ariel Zwang on the Historic VAWA Reauthorization

Posted on: Thursday, March 7, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, Violence Against Women Act, CBS News, Crimesider, President Obama

President Obama signs Violence Against Women ActBy Julia DahlMarch 7, 2013On Thursday afternoon, President Obama signed into law the re-authorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The act, originally passed in 1994, provides federal funding for programs and research aimed at...

Safe Horizon’s Liz Roberts and Carolyn Strudwick Discuss VAWA and its Impact on the LGBT Community with VelvetPark

Posted on: Monday, March 4, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Liz Roberts, Carolyn Strudwick, Violence Against Women Act

VAWA, the Violence Against Women Act, has been passed by the Senate and has now moved to the House for consideration, where it is facing heated, bigoted, misogynistic, and homophobic attacks from conservative congressmen who oppose the included protections for...

Safe Horizon Recognized for Leadership on Violence Against Women at Nancy Pelosi Press Conference

Posted on: Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Nancy Pelosi, Violence Against Women Act, Keeli Sorensen

On Tuesday, February 26, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and other members of Congress held a press conference calling on the House Republican leadership to bring the bipartisan, Senate-passed Violence Against Women Act to the floor. During the press conference, Representative...

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Calls on House Leaders to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

Posted on: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, Violence Against Women Act, Kirsten Gillibrand

On Sunday, February 17, 2013, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang, lawmakers and domestic violence survivors joined together for a press conference to demand House action on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Last week...

Safe Horizon Applauds Senate Passage of Violence Against Women Act

Posted on: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, Violence Against Women Act, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act

Trafficking Victims Protection Act included as an amendment in today’s reauthorizationThe U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday, February 12, to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which will help protect tens of thousands of Americans from violence and abuse.  Similar to...

Safe Horizon’s Liz Roberts Discusses Decline in Intimate Partner Violence & Importance of the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

Posted on: Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Domestic Violence, Liz Roberts, Intimate Partner Violence, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Violence Against Women Act

U.S. Violence Data Bolsters Case for Passing VAWA.  The lame-duck Congress has two weeks left to renew the Violence Against Women Act. Safety advocates say new data about a stunning drop in intimate-partner violence is good reason for lawmakers to...

Safe Horizon Joins Senator Schumer to Announce Senate Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act

Posted on: Monday, April 30, 2012

Keywords: Violence Against Women Act, VAWA, Safe Horizon, Liz Roberts, Senator Schumer, Senate, United States Senate, Senator Chuck Schumer

Senator Schumer is joined by victims and victims’ rights advocates in New York City to announce the passing of the Senate vote to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.Safe Horizon's Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts, Brooklyn Community Program Director Kimmi...

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