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A Domestic Violence Chat with Local Authors Lynn Shiner, Nancy Chavez and Nancy Eshelman—April 3, Mechanicsburg

Download flyer Book tells the stories of two Central Pennsylvania women Lynn and Nancy… Two courageous women share their heartbreaking stories of the murders of their only children, Jen and Dave, 10 and 8, killed by their father on Christmas … Continue reading

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Volunteer Victim Advocate Training—March 7-29, Harrisburg (application deadline January 27)

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Some Federal Dollars Released to PA Domestic-Violence Programs

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-04/domestic-violence-sexual-assault/some-federal-dollars-released-to-pa-domestic-violence-programs/a49255-1 December 4, 2015 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window HARRISBURG, Pa. – The state has been directed to release $1.4 million of federal money to programs for domestic-violence shelters. The money … Continue reading

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Stand Up to Bullies!—November 7, Allentown

Bulletin insert available. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm First Presbyterian Church, 3231 Tilghman Street, Allentown, PA 18104 Program: Who are the bullies? Most of us have faced bullies at times; and at times most of us … Continue reading

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Tell Your Senators NO to Hijacking a Domestic Violence Bill with Gun Amendment

From the Women’s Law Project (http://www.womenslawproject.org/): This just keeps getting worse and worse, and we need your help. The Pennsylvania Senate convenes this morning at 10:00AM for the last day of the legislative session. While we hoped that PA legislators … Continue reading

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Urge Your PA Senator to Stop Amendment that Hurts Victims of Domestic Violence

From the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (http://www.pcadv.org): YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED! House Bill 1796 (http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/billInfo.cfm?sYear=2013&sInd=0&body=H&type=B&bn=1796) has been amended in Senate Local Government Committee adding language that would prohibit municipalities from requiring employers to provide forms of leave to employees unless otherwise … Continue reading

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PA Closer to Protecting Crime Victims from Nuisance Laws

From Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.housingalliancepa.org/): January 17, 2014 From the PA Independent By Andrew Staub The state House has approved legislation barring municipalities from penalizing residents or landlords for calling police to their properties. Lawmakers want to avoid the … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Resolution for Congress to Support Women

From Sojourners (http://www.sojo.net): Sojourners has a New Year’s resolution: We’re going to do even more to stick up for women and girls. In too many areas of society, women are shut out, put down, or unable to get ahead. It’s … Continue reading

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Jesus Weeps: Resisting Violence, Building Peace; Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice—March 21-24, Washington, DC

Washington, D.C. – Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) announced today the theme for its 12th annual national gathering in Washington, D.C. on March 21-24, 2014.  On the heels of the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington and as military confrontation continues … Continue reading

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Protect Survivors of Domestic Violence

From Sojourners (http://www.sojo.net): By cutting funding for programs that prevent domestic violence and sexual assault by tens of millions of dollars this year, the arbitrary budget cuts known as “sequestration” are making it harder for vulnerable women to get the … Continue reading

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