Violence against indigenous women has reached unprecedented levels on tribal lands and in Alaska Native villages across the US. More than 4 in 5 American Indian and Alaska Native women have experienced violence, and more than 1 in 2 have experienced sexual violence. Native children exposed to violence suffer rates of PTSD three times higher than the rest of the general population. The Ute Mountain Ute Social Services Domestic Violence Program is located on the Ute Mountain Ute reservation and provides healthy relationship courses, support groups, resources and referrals, and advocacy and supportive services to survivors of domestic violence.
With over 15 inches of snow at the Stapleton Airport weather observation site last week, the month of October ended unusually frigid and snowy. Temps were below freezing for more than 100 consecutive hours last week. That streak finally ended on Thursday morning, when temperatures climbed back into the low 40s, just in time to make it possible for kids to trick or treat this Halloween.
Violence Free Colorado is offering a FREE 6-part webinar series on topics related to creating and maintaining healthy, thriving organizations. Find out dates and topics by clicking below.
International Pronouns Day was on October 16th this year. The purpose of this day is to make respecting, sharing and educating about personal pronouns commonplace. Referring to people by their identified pronouns is basic to human dignity, but many people who identify as transgender or gender-nonconforming are regularly called by the wrong pronouns.
While the Monthly Data Requirement is no more - data must still be collected. Find out more about what information to collect along with tips, templates, and tools for your organization to make it look easy!
Online options at mydmv.colorado.gov/
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Keeping Infrastructure Strong and Secure
November is Infrastructure Security Month, a nationwide effort to raise awareness and reaffirm the commitment to keep our nation’s critical infrastructure secure and resilient. The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) has committed to building awareness of the importance of critical infrastructure.
The Office of Behavioral Health is seeking public comment on Colorado’s Annual Synar Report for Federal Fiscal Years 2019-2020 as a part of the rules listed in the Tobacco Regulation for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant.