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Academy on Violence and Abuse
Launched by the American Medical Association, its chief purpose is to alert physicians to the prevalence of domestic violence. The academy's founders describe abuse victims as "over-serviced and underserved" because professionals tend to repeatedly treat symptoms without addressing causes.
The Collaborative Solutions Institute
Advocates for, and counsels, consults and coaches in negotiation and mediation; anti-violence programs for families, organizations and communities; crisis management for the workplace; and community collaborations
Domestic Violence Awareness Month Project
In 1995, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) convened several national domestic violence organizations to launch a new effort to support domestic violence programs' awareness and education efforts for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), observed annually in October. The collaborative effort became the Domestic Violence Awareness Project (DVAP).
Domestic Violence Network of Greater Indianapolis
The Domestic Violence Network of Greater Indianapolis is a membership organization which includes direct service providers, employers and concerned citizens who share a fundamental belief that creative collaboration, committed partnerships and unselfish unity allows them the opportunity to be a powerful voice for cultural sensitivity and change.
EconEmpowerment.org - an Allstate Foundation Website
Provides information and resources to support survivors of domestic violence. The site is just one component of The Allstate Foundation Domestic Violence Program, which provides comprehensive programming to energize, empower and equip domestic violence survivors with the resources, knowledge and skills they need to achieve safer and more financially secure lives.
"It's Time to Talk Day"
The "It's Time to Talk Day" website contains downloadable and customizable materials for your October's "It's Time to Talk Day" events -- there is even a place to register your events on the national roster so others can see what you are doing in your community! "It's Time to Talk Day" 2007 took place on Tuesday, September 25, 2007.
[In 2004, Marie Claire Magazine and Liz Claiborne declared the first ever "It's Time to Talk Day" (October 14, 2004) to encourage Americans nationwide to talk about domestic violence.]
Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation
The Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation website provides information on the work of the Foundation, as well as information regarding domestic violence and how to get help. Information is broken down into two categories, adults and children. Mr. Torre also includes his own story of living in a violent home.
NO MORE Project
NO MORE is a movement centered on a powerful new symbol that brings together all people who want to end domestic violence and sexual assault.
Like the peace sign, the yellow “support our troops” ribbon, the red AIDS ribbon or the pink breast cancer ribbon, the goal of the NO MORE symbol is to help spark a national dialogue and move the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault higher on the public’s agenda.
San Diego Domestic Violence Council
The Council's stated purpose is to have a community of healthy, violence-free relationships and families by developing, promoting and enhancing creative prevention and effective intervention initiatives which will reduce the amount of violence in intimate relationships, bringing people together - in coalitions and committees - to build healthy families.
Silent Witness National Initiative
Promoting peace, healing and responsibility in adult relationships in order to eliminate domestic murders in the United States by the year 2010.
Stop Abuse For Everyone
A non-profit organization that provides advocacy, information, and support for men and women who are victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. SAFE concentrates on services and resources for underserved victims of violence.
USA Freedom Corps
This link to the USA Freedom Corps web site contains information for individuals and businesses to get involved in volunteerism.