In April, the U.S. Sentencing Commission, a federal body that sets advisory guidelines, voted to expand the bases for compassionate release to include sexual and physical assault by prison workers.
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The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) is delighted by the release of the National Plan to End Gender Based Violence. With over 30 years of history to advance resources, prevention, policy, and housing solutions for survivors, NRCDV applauds the White House, Gender Policy Council, and the many contributing stakeholders for their tireless efforts in developing this plan.
Today, the White House released the first-ever U.S. National Plan to End Gender-Based Violence: Strategies for Action.
As a field, we understand that power dynamics are multi-dimensional and seep into almost every aspect of our personal and professional lives. This TAQ, authored by staff at Futures Without Violence, offers examples of ways gender-based violence organizations have put their values into action.
“She took in the national movement that was happening to raise awareness around domestic violence and refocused it on Indian Country.”
This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter highlights resources for SAAM and Black Maternal Health Week 2023, as well as our newly released DELTA FOCUS story. Resources center strategies for building partnerships to advance equity. We must follow the lead of Black visionaries doing this work. As the National Sexual Violence Resource Center reminds us, prevention demands equity.