Protect Young Women, Immigrants, Native people and LGBTQ people from violence!

Call your U.S. Representative Enter street address and zipcode to be connected directly to your Member of Congress. Street Address Zip Phone: Below is our sample script, when calling: As a constituent and a person of faith, I urge the Congresswoman/man: To reject the House substitute VAWA that... read more »

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on February 27, 2013

Overcoming abuse against females

International panel March 8 at Church Center for UN

Panelists from Chile, the United States and Europe will discuss violence and abuse occurring in different settings: family, urban and rural areas, and in different social groupings. read more »

January 11, 2013

Interconnections Exercise

This exercise will help to increase awareness of social, economic and environmental issues and the ways in which the issues intersect. The exercise also encourages critical thinking and can be used with groups of any size. Interconnections... read more »

Keep Pressure on Congress to Pass VAWA

Although Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October) has passed, the horrors of family violence continue. Awareness about domestic and sexual violence needs to be raised every day of every month until our homes and communities are havens of peace and justice. Call Congress at 1-888-427-0530 and urge them... read more »

Posted by Amee Paparella on December 05, 2012

‘Healthy masculinity’

2-year initiative to inspire men to model healthy, non-violent behavior

Summit attended by people, organizations working on domestic violence, human trafficking. read more »

by Alex Larson
on November 29, 2012

Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

Interfaith Domestic Violence Coalition calls on Congress for passage

Say passage would commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October. read more »

October 24, 2012

Supply and Demand: Profit over People?

A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every passerby leaves a mark. Chinese proverb “There but for the grace of God go I”, is a phrase that I hear frequently from people reflecting on pain and suffering, and I must admit, it... read more »

Posted by Susan Burton on October 16, 2012

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Hotline for those experiencing domestic violence and includes information on the Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA) which improves responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking in the United States. Learn more at

Posted on October 16, 2012

Men Can Stop Rape

Men Can Stop Rape (MCSR) is a national Washington, DC based nonprofit organization. Since their inception in 1997, MCSR has led the call to redefine masculinity and male strength as part of preventing men’s violence against women. Men Can Stop Rape mobilizes men to use their strength for creating... read more »

When home is hell

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

How is your congregation being Christ to the survivor of violence who will be sitting in the pew next to you this coming Sunday? read more »

by the Rev. Amee Paparella
on October 12, 2012

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