Office on Violence Against Women Announces National Tour to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act from DOJ, 10/30/14

Friday, October 31, 2014

“In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, the Department of Justice today announced a nationwide tour of Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) grant recipients.  The tour will engage with communities dedicated to ending violence against women though coordinated community response (CCR) teams.  OVW launched the tour today with a visit to programs in Brooklyn, New York.  OVW and department officials will visit diverse communities across the country through May 2015.  Officials will participate in roundtable conversations with local law enforcement, victim service providers, judges, prosecutors and other members of the coordinated community response team.”

Read more: http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/office-violence-against-women-announces-national-tour-commemorate-20th-anniversary-violence