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The Kids Club and Mom’s Empowerment Program - Pilot Sites Announced!

mom and kids.jpgA strong bond with a caregiving adult is the number one resilience factor for children. One way advocacy organizations can support strong bonds between survivors and their children is by delivering Kids Club and Mom’s Empowerment Program, an evidence-based intervention. Six DVP-funded organizations will be trained in March to implement Kids Club and Mom’s Empowerment program in Colorado! 

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Violence and Injury Prevention NetworkEvery February across the United States, teens and those who support them join together for a national effort to raise awareness to teen dating violence. Dating violence is more common than many people think. One in three teens in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse by someone they are in a relationship with before they become adults. Click to learn more about what we can do this year to support young people during Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

National Training and Technical Assistance Available to DV Organizations in Colorado

DVRN Logo.PNGProviding survivor-defined advocacy to all people surviving domestic violence is not a simple task! To assist with the invaluable work that advocates across the US are engaging in every day, the  Family Violence Prevention and Services Act administration supports 15 providers known as the Domestic Violence Resource Network (DVRN) who “promote practices and strategies to improve our nation’s response to domestic violence and make safety and justice for all families a priority.” Did you know that your organization can access these providers at no cost? It’s true! Click to learn more!

What Goals are Colorado Organizations Setting for DVP?

Woman on Computer2.jpgIs your organization still deciding on your ACRTI goal for FFY20? Need some inspiration? Look no further! DVP has launched a new Alert segment titled “Organization Spotlight” to take a closer look at some Colorado organizations who have shared their ACRTI goal(s) with DVP. We asked representatives from the organizations to answer some questions about their goal-setting process.