The Board of Directors for the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) has announced the appointment of Heidi Notario, M.A. as an officer to the organization. “I am excited to welcome Heidi onto the Board of NRCDV,” said Johnny Rice II, NRCDV’s Board Chair. “Her intellect, passion and proven track record in supporting the mission and vision of each organization she has been associated with is outstanding.”
Notario brings expertise on issues related to accessibility through her work at the intersections of disabilities and violence against women. She is a passionate advocate on the treatment afforded to survivors of violence with disabilities, Deaf survivors, and other traditionally underserved communities by the criminal justice system, service providers, and society at large. She keeps on the forefront of her anti-oppression work the elimination of barriers that impact immigrant survivors and the LGBTQ community and views “accessibility” from a human rights perspective and is committed to bringing this framework into her work and personal life.