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Trusting Friends About Domestic Violence and Fear

10-19-2017

Time to Overreact! By Carla Stovall Steckline September 2017 She had a smile that was, frankly, more generous than glamorous; it stretched widely across her gently freckled face. I remember the smile well, because I saw it so often. She had brown eyes...

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Domestic abuse lives in the suburbs, too

10-16-2017

“…Domestic abuse affects people across all socioeconomic lines.” The situation: A man shot and killed his wife – and then he shot himself. It happened on July 31, 2017 in their Prairie Brook neighborhood home in the wealthy Kansas City suburb...

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An Adult Survivor On Domestic Violence And Tragedy As A Child And Now

10-11-2017

Crispian Paul, Member of Women for Kansas, On Her Own Domestic Violence Experience By Crispian Paul, member of Women for KansasSeptember 2017 In the Wichita Eagle newspaper published on February 26, 1994, there was an article titled, "Dad of Girl Killed in...

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The Power and Control Wheel

10-06-2017

The Power and Control Wheel is Foundational to Domestic Violence Work The Power and Control Wheel is an infographic that describes how abusers and batterers do things that result in power and control over another person – that person being their...

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Proclamation by the Governor of Kansas for the State

10-03-2017

We are happy to announce that the month of October is officially Proclaimed by the Governor of Kansas as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (#DVAM2017)!

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

09-29-2017

Audio October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 29, 2017 Press Contact: Lucca Wang, Communications Coordinator, KCSDVlwang@kcsdv.orgOffice: 785-232-9784 Extension 335Mobile: 785-633-6648http://kcsdv.org       TOPEKA, KS – The Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV) recognizes the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness...

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Statement: Condemning Violence

08-16-2017

Statement: Condemning Violence FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 16, 2017 Topeka, KS – The Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV) advocates for the prevention and elimination of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Oppression such as racism, sexism, homophobia, and...

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In Light of Kansas Serial Rapist Investigation by Police, KCSDV Coalition Member Resources and Information

08-01-2017

In Light of Kansas Serial Rapist Investigation by Police, KCSDV Coalition Member Resources and Information FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 1, 2017 Media Contact:Lucca Wang, Communications Coordinator, KCSDVlwang@kcsdv.orgOffice: 785-232-9784 Extension 335Mobile: 785-633-6648 MANHATTAN, KS – On Thursday, July 27, 2017, the Riley County...

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Pittsburg, Kansas' Safehouse Crisis Center Opens New Domestic Violence Shelter

07-21-2017

Pittsburg, Kansas’ Safehouse Crisis Center Opens New Domestic Violence Shelter FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - July 21, 2017 Media Contact:Lucca Wang, Communications Coordinator, KCSDVlwang@kcsdv.orgOffice: 785-232-9784 Extension 335Mobile: 785-633-6648      PITTSBURG, KS – This week, the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence's (KCSDV) coalition member...

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Kansas Lawmakers Pass Significant Violence- And Abuse-related Bills Into Law That Are Effective July 1, 2017

06-29-2017

Kansas Lawmakers Pass Significant Violence- And Abuse-related Bills Into Law That Are Effective July 1, 2017 For Immediate Release: June 29, 2017 Media Contact:Lucca Wang, Communications Coordinator, KCSDVlwang@kcsdv.orgOffice: 785-232-9784 Extension 335Mobile: 785-633-6648      TOPEKA, KS – This Saturday, July 1, 2017, new domestic violence-,...

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The Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Marks 35 Years Since Founding On June 22, 1982

06-26-2017

The Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Marks 35 Years Since Founding On June 22, 1982 For Immediate Release: June 26, 2017 Media Contact:Lucca Wang, Communications Coordinator, KCSDVlwang@kcsdv.orgOffice: 785-232-9784 Extension 335Mobile: 785-633-6648      TOPEKA, KS – This year, in a tumultuous year for...

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MOCSA Recognized for Innovative and Effective Workplace Practices

05-25-2017

MOCSA Recognized for Innovative and Effective Workplace Practices Receives prestigious When Work Works Award KANSAS CITY, Mo.─ the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) has been honored with a 2017 When Work Works Award for exemplary workplace practices. The prestigious When Work...

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NNEDV National Survey Results

05-19-2017

Survey Reveals Impact of Increased Immigration Enforcement on Victims Experiencing Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Washington, DC (May 18, 2017) – On May 18th, seven national organizations – including Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (APIGBV), ASISTA, Casa de Esperanza: National...

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NSVRC Press Release - Visionary Voice Awards 2017

05-01-2017

National Sexual Violence Resource Center Recognizes Leaders in Sexual Assault Prevention With 2017 Visionary Voice Awards Recipients include trailblazers in advocacy, legislation and the justice system PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Enola, PA, April 11, 2017 – The National Sexual Violence Resource Center...

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Press Release - Audrie & Daisy Screening

03-28-2017

Student Groups Screen Documentary & Host TalkbackHighlighting Sexual Assault [PITTSBURG, KANS. – April 3, 2017] – Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) in coordination with Safehouse Crisis Center, the Tilford Group, Student Alliance for Gender Equality, and Gorillas in Your Midst present...

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Kansas Coalition Provides Services to All

02-16-2017

KCSDV Provides Services to All, Regardless of Immigration Status TOPEKA, KS – Recently, a domestic violence victim was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in El Paso, TX while seeking a protection order from her abuser. While not all details...

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NNEDV Response to ICE Actions

02-16-2017

NNEDV condemns ICE detention of immigrant victim of domestic violence.  FEBRUARY 16, 2017 - In El Paso, TX, a victim of domestic violence was seeking an order of protection from her abusive boyfriend when she was arrested in court by Immigration...

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KCSDV Press Release - Advocacy Day 2017

01-30-2017

Advocacy Day at Capitol for Sexual and Domestic Violence Programs For Immediate Release:  Monday, January 30, 2017 Contact:  Shannon KennedyKCSDV Communications Coordinatorskennedy@kcsdv.org785-232-9784 ext. 335 TOPEKA, KS – February 8th, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence will be hosting their 14th Annual Advocacy...

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KCSDV Press Release - 2017 Prevention Conference

01-23-2017

International Filmmaker and McArthur Fellow to give Keynotes at Topeka Conference For Immediate Release:  Monday, January 23, 2017 Contact:  Shannon KennedyKCSDV Communications Coordinatorskennedy@kcsdv.org785-232-9784 ext. 335 TOPEKA, KS – February, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence will be hosting their second conference for...

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